Career Information, Advice & Guidance

Learners in a classroom

Ways that we can support you

Useful information

Information on learning and work is available in the following ways:

Access to advice

Advice is available on a range of topics

  • Ways to search for and apply for jobs, e.g. interview skills, CV workshop, completing applications forms, basic IT skills
  • Support linking your personal interests and skills to your job or career
  • Identify courses suitable for you
  • We provide advice on ways to progress in a career
  • Supporting you to identify the skills you may need and refer you to other support (if necessary)
  • Provide advice about financial support

We can arrange a guidance interview

A guidance interview will help you find out more about your options. It is private, confidential, impartial, and free of charge. Guidance provision is delivered by a qualified Learning Guide from our partner organisation the National Careers Service.

Contact them using the following details.

For Colchester, Clacton, Colchester, Witham and Braintree call 01206 583333 or email

For all other areas in Essex call 0800 917 94 19 or email

Ways that we can support you

You can also contact The National Careers Service who can help you to:

  • Find learning and training that is right for you
  • Improve reading, writing and maths skills
  • Find out about funding to support learning
  • Develop a CV, improve job-seeking, and interview skills
  • Understand the local job market
  • Progress in your current job
  • For further information the National Careers Service website or call: 0800 100 900
Help with career choices

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