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Career advice and support

Careers advice for young people

Worcestershire County Council offers careers advice for young people, and learning and development opportunities for 16 year olds or older.

Skills 4 Worcestershire Careers Advice Portal (opens in a new window)
This is a careers website designed to provide young people, parents and schools with all the information required to understand the career opportunities and pathways available in Worcestershire. This website aims to signpost you to useful resources, careers and employability advice and important information about Worcestershire's economy.

The Babcock Prime Careers Advice Team works with young people aged 16 to 18 who are not in education, employment or training.

To get support from the Careers Advice Team, contact them on the following:

If you are under the age of 16 then your school must provide you with suitable careers advice.

Careers advice for adults

If you are over 18, the National Careers Service (opens in a new window) provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. Support includes help with finding learning opportunities and courses, finding jobs to suit your skills, writing a CV and interview techniques.

Several libraries across Worcestershire also run weekly Job Clubs to help unemployed people back into work or those wishing to make a change. Find out more on the Worcestershire County Council's Job Clubs pages.