National Careers Service (NCS)

Nowadays, jobs require more skills and qualifications. This means making the right decisions about learning and development is more important than ever.

The National Careers Service is a FREE service which provides information, advice and guidance to help people of all ages make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers. Customers can access help either face to face, via the telephone or email, or look online.

The National Careers Service can help all people from college or university leavers, to job seekers, career changers or people who are being made redundant. The website offers the following help:

  • Career tools
  • How to write a CV
  • Job hunting tips
  • Interview techniques
  • Help for people wanting to start their own business
  • Job profiles
  • News
  • Help for 13-16 year olds, as well as adults

Click the link above or call 0800 100 900 for more information, line are open 7 days a week, from 8AM until 10PM.


A handy guide, World of Work Leicestershire is available for adults and job seekers looking for work, learning options or considering a career change is also available. It provides details  on the local labour market, pay and routes into these jobs.

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