The National Careers Service provides free, expert, impartial information, advice and guidance on careers, skills and the labour market in England.

To make decisions about your future, it is important to know what’s out there and what’s right for you. Whatever stage you are at in your career, they can help you understand what your skills are and what skills you might need to adapt to new jobs, circumstances and opportunities.

There are many options open to you when thinking about your next steps, and they provide information, advice and guidance to help you make the best decisions on learning, training and work.

The National Careers Service will help you to:

  • explore different careers – the website has information on many different job roles with sections and covers how to get the job, what you’ll do, career paths, progression, and training opportunities
  • review your skills and develop new goals
  • feel motivated to implement your plan of action
  • enable you to make the best use of high-quality, career-related tools
  • find a course and study for your future
  • get the job you want

Further information and contact details.

For the latest updates, follow @NationalCareers and @NC_SWandOxon

For further support, the National Careers Service is available for free, personalised and impartial careers advice for people who need help to find learning and work that’s right for them. To contact the service call the helpline on 0800 100 900, open 7 days a week from 8am until 10pm.

Last updated: 30 November 2021