National Careers Service

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service (formerly Next Step) provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers.

How can the National Careers Service help you?

Your personal National Careers Service adviser can help you to plan your future. They can offer you a variety of services – which ones you choose will depend on what you want to do.

Your National Careers Service adviser can help you:

  • Develop your CV.
  • Search and apply for jobs.
  • Understand the job market.
  • Search for courses and training schemes.
  • Find funding to support any learning.
  • Identify your key strengths and skills.
  • Explore your career options.
  • Choose training routes that fit your lifestyle.
  • Develop an action plan to help you achieve your goals.

Contact the National Careers Service by calling 0800 100 900 or visit their website to get in touch via alternative methods of communication.