Careers guidance in further and higher education

National Careers Service, help with learning costs. Guide for colleges offering careers guidance.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Career skills and training

    Find courses and training online with the National Careers Service and get advice on funding the costs of learning

  2. Careers helpline for teenagers

    Information and advice about what career choices are available for teenagers and young adults in England - National Careers Service

  3. How to register as a PCDL learning provider
  1. Careers guidance for colleges

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
  2. National Careers Service area-based contracts funding rules

    • Guidance
    • Education and Skills Funding Agency
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News and communications

  1. Engineering in the spotlight for 2018 as government launches campaign to inspire the next generation

    • Department for Education and Department for Transport
    • News story
  2. Careers guidance for modern country unveiled

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  3. Robert Halfon: careers speech at Westminster Academy

    • Department for Education
    • Speech
  4. Revised National Careers Service website launched

    • Closed organisation: Skills Funding Agency
    • News story
  5. Nicky Morgan at the Careers & Enterprise Company Conference

    • Department for Education
    • Speech
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Policy and engagement

  1. Towards a strong careers profession

    • Department for Education
    • Policy paper
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Transparency

  1. National Careers Service satisfaction and progression surveys: 2015 to 2016 report

    • Education and Skills Funding Agency
    • Research
  2. Informed Choice: using data and tools to make career decisions

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  3. Post-16 occupational standards in international education systems

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  4. Graduates’ career planning and its effect on their outcomes

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  5. National Careers Service: economic evaluation

    • Department for Education
    • Research
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