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All learners are entitled to our free confidential and impartial Advice & Guidance Service. We are passionate about supporting you to achieve your aspirations and helping you to reach your goals, dreams and ambitions in study, a new career, progression to other courses or to University, promotion at work or personal and professional development.

Our friendly and experienced advisers can help you with the following:

Finding the right career choice for you

Finding learning, training and progression opportunities that are right for you and your personal circumstances

Improving your job-search skills

Developing your C.V.

Improving your interview and presentation skills

Finding out about funding to support your learning

Improving your reading, writing and maths

Understanding employability skills and the local job market

Progressing in your current job

Gaining business start-up information and training

Discovering your transferable skills to help you change career pathways

Help you to deal with any problems or barriers you may face during your time studying with us

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Advise and signpost you to other professional organisations that can help you

Discovering types of disability and childcare support available

Exploring voluntary placements

How to contact us

You can find our services on the Skills UK website or call our friendly, supportive and knowledgeable Information, Advice & Guidance Team 01623 499200 for an informal chat or make an appointment for an in depth interview.

You’ll find the IAG staff to be friendly, supportive and knowledgeable. Discussions with them will be impartial and centered on your specific need. The service is FREE.

If you are having difficulties in accessing or locating the information you need, or if you simply require further advice or guidance, please telephone our Confidential Helpline on 01623 499200.

You can also email samanthaw@skillsuk.org

Or you can fill in the form below and we will get in touch within 3 working days.