In today's rapidly evolving job market, preparing students for fulfilling careers demands a strategic approach.

The Collsys platform empowers you to embed career learning through engaging resources and data-driven insights. Students unearth their strengths, explore diverse pathways, and refine vital skills, all within the framework of the Gatsby Benchmarks. Collsys fosters a culture of career engagement, ensuring every student is equipped to navigate their professional journey with confidence.

But achieving the Gatsby Benchmarks requires more than just resources. Collsys empowers you to translate your unique careers action plans into tangible realities. Our intuitive platform helps you track progress, measure impact, and refine your strategies to ensure every student benefits from a thriving careers system.


Key Features & Benefits

For Colleges and Schools

Align your careers provision with the Gatsby Benchmarks for world-class standards that will help you confidently meet Ofsted requirements.
Track progress and measure impact with data-driven insights to continuously improve.
Embed career learning into the curriculum with engaging resources and activities.
Build a culture of career engagement where every student feels empowered to explore their potential.
Reduce administrative workload with automated tasks and reporting tools.
Improve student retention and satisfaction by providing high-quality careers support.

For Learners

Refine essential skills like communication, teamwork, and problem-solving through engaging activities and simulations.
Gain industry-specific knowledge tailored to your chosen career path.
Access personalized career action plans that guide your development and track your progress.
Gain confidence and motivation to set and achieve your career goals.
Develop essential life skills that will benefit you beyond your chosen career path.
The Collsys Student Web App helps you build a winning CV with our intuitive resume tools and book personalized career guidance appointments.

Gatsby Benchmarks

The Gatsby Benchmarks are a framework of 8 guidelines that define the best careers provision. We can help educational institutes achieve the Gatsby benchmarks.

Gatsby Benchmarks
Meeting Gatsby Benchmark
1. A Stable Careers Programme
We offer a detailed careers plan which can be viewed by learners, college staff, employers and parents/carers. Our system offers flexible report generation from work experience and placement information to business KPIs as required.
2. Learning from Labour Market Information(LMI)
We're able to link to recognised LMI data sets that may already exist in organisations such as "LMI for all", to help students understand opportunities in the world of work.
3. Addressing the Needs of Each Pupil
Each learner has their own individual personalised account with accurate and up-to-date records of all career and placement activity.
4. Linking Curriculum Learning to Careers
We provide a link between classroom studies and the working environment. Our custom-built careers portal will help learners create the optimal aid in mapping their career goals, building confidence and encouraging employer engagement. By recording every step of their career journey, learners can monitor their development as they strive to realise their potential.
5. Encounters with Employers and Employees
Our administration systems maintain accurate records of multiple activities and encounters between learners and employers. These can be categorised and reported on by type, whether they are large careers events or smaller 1:1 meetings. Employers can easily promote their events to thousands of learners via the platform.
6. Experiences of Workplaces
Our software offers a joined-up approach to supporting work and career development by logging all aspects of experience with employers and allowing learners to record their full journey.
7. Encounters with Further and Higher Education
We can log any encounters with further and higher education providers, including levels of engagement.
8. Personal guidance
Using a simple reporting system for each learner, we record in-depth careers guidance, reviews and interventions throughout their work placement journey.