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Careers Advice

This careers website holds details of all careers services funded by the government. You can search for the addresses of services in your region.

Learndirect - National Learning Advice Line - 0800 100 900

Can offer advice on 500,000 courses available and careers advice. Free independent service. 8am - 10pm.

Also offers a free 40-page booklet which helps you to review your career and identify your skills.

Learndirect ‘Futures’ - Careers Guidance Service - 080 80 100 333

Offers career guidance. Free service. Also internet based advice and diagnostic tool.

9am - 9pm Mon - Fri
9am - 5pm Weekends

Open University Careers Advisory Service

An introduction to the process of career planning. It also contains a range of useful links and OU factsheets. It provides help with matching courses to your needs for career development.

Open University - Personal and Career Development

On the Learning with the OU website you can undertake a detailed analysis of your skills and experience. You can explore the section Personal and Career Development.

Prospects Website - Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services

Various careers advice booklets on key employment sectors for graduates:

Ecctis - Choosing a university or college

Has detailed description of all universities and colleges in the United Kingdom.