Through our National Careers Service programme, we provide free, confidential and impartial information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities.
“My prospects improved on the back of me contacting the National Careers Service as my new CV got me an interview and then a job offer. I am very grateful for the time and effort the very helpful and friendly advisor showed me. She was fantastic.”
“I attended the Career Assessment and Interview at Genesis today, and I have got the job as Customer Service Advisor, I would like to thank you so much for your help in getting me this.”
“I really did notice an improved response to my updated CV – thank you for your input. It was a very worthwhile experience which all job seekers should take up.”
Want to speak to an adviser?
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8am to 10pm, 7 days a week
If you are a school, college, training provider or employer and would like to enquire about careers guidance for your students or staff, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We aim to inspire and motivate you, and provide you with all the information, advice and guidance you need to help you take control of your learning and working life.
Any adult aged 19+ is eligible to access the National Careers Service. Our careers support and advice can be provided face-to-face, via webchat or over the phone, and is completely free of charge.
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You can also access a range of online support by visiting the National Careers Service website. There, you can find out more about the skills and qualifications required for particular job roles; do a skills health check; look for training courses and learning providers; and access advice on all stages of job hunting – from how to improve your interview technique through to writing a brilliant CV.
The National Careers Service provides free, up to date, impartial information, advice and guidance on careers, skills and the labour market in England to anyone aged 13 and upwards.
Young people can access the service a number of ways – through our helpline, website, webchat or our social media channels.
The website is available 24/7 and enables young people to find out more about different job profiles and to find out more about their own skills. We’re currently developing new tools for our website so it’s constantly improving.
Young people aged 18 and below can also access careers information, advice and guidance through CXK’s Careers Advice Service.
“As a lone parent, I once believed I wasn’t good enough for the job market. My meetings with the National Careers Service gave me a structure. They gave me a ‘push’ to focus and be motivated to succeed. I now have more confidence and a job”. Read Libby’s story.
“I ended up having to leave Uni because of ill health. That led to me being jobless. The National Careers Service helped me create a plan and get back into learning. I’m now training to be a teacher.” Read Greg’s story.
“At 65, I wasn’t ready for my retirement, and I needed help finding a new direction to my life. The National Careers Service gave me self-belief, hope and confidence to do something new.” Read Gaye’s story.