Careers advice

‘Changes in technology and in the labour market mean that increasing numbers of jobs require specific technical education and training.  This will produce new vocational options which, at present, are not well understood by many young people or their teachers. Good career guidance has never been more important.’
Source: Good Careers Guidance; The Gatsby Charitable Foundation 2014


In December 2017, the government launched a new Careers strategy: making the most of everyone’s skills and talents. A new national careers website is expected in 2018 but please use the links below for Plymouth, while we are waiting for this new resource.

Careers advice

National Careers Service

Information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work is available on the National Careers Service website

Job profiles

Find out what a job involves and if it's right for you.

What are my skills?

Use national assessments to find out what kind of jobs could suit you and save your results.

Help to get that job

Get advice on the different stages of a job hunt, including how to improve your interview technique and write an effective CV. You can get help to search for your first job, get back into work or change career direction.

Who to contact

Contact a trained advisor. You can webchat, phone, email or meet.

Get started

CSW Group can help you get started locally.