About Career Connect

Career Connect is a charity who are passionate about providing high quality independent careers advice, bridging the gap to learning and employment and better life chances for young people and adults.

We provide a wide range of career management services, some funded by Local Authorities and schools and colleges in your area.

We are also a provider of the National Careers Service for adults.

Latest News

Career Connect Impact Report - 2018/19

Take a look at the 2018/19 Impact Report from Career Connect.

Creating A Better Future For Our Young People: Career Connect's Career Leaders

Career Connect has successfully achieved national recognition from the Government's Careers & Enterprise Company and has been selected as an approved provider to support the delivery of its Careers Leaders Training Programme across the North West region for the next 2 years.


Tim Moore from Achieve Northwest (More Developed Region) shares his story from the latest Career Connect conference.


Robert Halfon Minister of State for Apprenticeships, Skills and Careers

MP Robert Halfon has been out visiting Career Connect's Lancashire based Advisers, delivering the National Careers Service.


The CBI Calls For Schools to provide their pupils with dedicated careers advisers

Schools should be committed to giving their students access to dedicated Careers Advisers to help them make the right choices about their future, says the Confederation of British Industry

Career Connect - Supporting the National Careers Strategy Locally

With the academic year in full flow and GCSE exams just about to start it seems a good time to take stock and look at what has been achieved by our Education and Business team working with more schools across the Liverpool City region, Greater Manchester and beyond.

Achieve North West shortlisted in ERSA Employability Awards 2018

Shortlisted as a finalist for the ERSA Employability Award 2018 in the Partner of the Year category, Achieve North West Connect will be attending the ceremony in June to celebrate with other nominees from across the country.


Carol Dutton, one of our Careers Advisers, had a brilliant time at St Mary's College in Wallasey.


Scott secures full time job as HGV Driver after prison release, thanks to a little help

Scott served a long prison sentence before being released in the autumn of 2015... but Scott was keen to get better qualifications and a job.


Tuition fees have increased again

Rising HE fees are hitting new and existing students hard. The University of Exeter has confirmed that fees have gone up with inflation for current students.

Resilience: The Third Dimension in Career Planning & Management

Developing resilience and mental toughness to improve outcomes for young people. An article from Kieran Gordon (CEO, Career Connect)


On Monday 23rd October, members of the Achieve North West Connect team attended the national HMPPS CF0 and ESF Awards event...

National Careers Service

Free advice for over 19s through the NCS - see how you can access this service through Career Connect


The Importance of Careers Advice

According to an article in the TES, the online portal 'GetMyFirstJob', which has 270,000 prospective apprentices and trainees registered, not only were huge numbers of young people frantically applying for vacancies they had never considered right for them, but there are worrying disparities in gender too.

Personal Guidance Fund Enables Local Young People To Make Better Career Choices

Career Connect is one of only four organisations awarded funding from the Careers and Enterprise Company’s first phase of its national £2.5m Personal Guidance Fund to deliver support to young people in schools and colleges.


Inspiring case study from Hindley Prison


Key Education and Skills Data

A round-up of the latest trends


Career Connect Scoops Financial Leadership Trophy at the Third Sector Awards

At a packed ceremony in London, Career Connect were recognised for their outstanding financial management of Charity resources!

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