*Open during normal College hours and manned from 10.00am – 1.00pm*

The Job Shop is a free service exclusive to South Devon College students, delivered in partnership with local employers. It provides direct access to new employment opportunities in the local area. This might be part-time work alongside your studies or full-time opportunities in your chosen profession upon graduation.


Apply for a job in 3 easy steps!

  1. Look on the Job Shop page on Moodle (under College Services)
  2. Find a vacancy that interests you
  3. Upload your CV or drop it into the Helpzone

A member of the Helpzone Team will then contact you to arrange an appointment!


Support for you

We can help you with your CV, online application, and letter of application and provide interview training for you. Drop into the Helpzone at any point for instant help.


South Devon College Job Shop for Employers

The South Devon College Job Shop can help your business recruit seasonal or part time staff!

Our students have time when they can work:

South Devon College has over 13,000 students aged between 16 and 60+ across a wide range of skills and abilities.  We actively encourage our students to find part time jobs, work experience or apprenticeships, not only to support local businesses, but also to help the students make the transition into the world of employment.  We pride ourselves on enabling our students to develop as skilled and confident individuals.


What makes the Job Shop different?

We can help our students to prepare before they come to you.  All the students whose details we forward to you will receive focused pre-employment support and guidance, so that you have the best choice of employment-ready students.

This service is completely free of charge.


What will the College do?

All you need to is provide the College with the basic details of the vacancy using our simple online form

We will then shortlist them for you so all you have to do is Interview the students – this can be done on your premises or at the College


Employer Testimonials

Gary Brenton, Personnel and Development Manager at TLH Leisure Resort, Torquay
“We were very impressed with support from South Devon College staff. We came back with 16 completed application forms!”

Andy Godfrey, Store Manager at New Look, Torquay
“Thank you so much for having us! Exposure to your students drove out 75 interested applicants, and we have already run a fantastic assessment evening in-store. We will definitely be recruiting from you.”

Peter Jones, School Manager at Kaplan International English College 
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your team at the Helpzone, South Devon College for arranging the opportunity for me to promote summer vacancies available at Kaplan International College. The process of holding group talks and individual interviews worked very well and gave the student applicants and myself a good opportunity to get to know each other.”


What next?

If you have any vacancies you would like to register, click here to complete our simple form. If you have any questions about the Job Shop, please contact Kelle Benney, on 08000 380 123 or jobshop@southdevon.ac.uk.

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