Employment and training advice

National Careers Service is offering free career advice, personalised information and guidance on learning and training. You can get help with:

  • Careers advice
  • Redundancy
  • Job search
  • Online applications and CV writing
  • Information about programmes such as Kickstart, traineeships or apprenticeships
  • Webinars
  • Virtual career fairs.

National Careers Service is particularly keen to work with residents who:

  • Are aged 18 to 24, and not in education, employment or training
  • Have been unemployed for 12 months or more
  • Are aged 50+ and at risk of redundancy or unemployed
  • Consider themselves to have a disability or learning difficulty
  • Are single parents, with at least one dependant child in their household
  • Do not hold a level 2 qualification.

How do I get free career advice?

Call the National Careers Service helpline on 0800 100 900 or visit their website.


You can find a wide range of pre-recorded short webinars on the National Careers Service website to help you to manage your career. Topics include how to apply for a job, support for redundancy and careers in construction.


They also offer adult learning courses, which can help you get back to work, develop new skills and improve your health and wellbeing.