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

ACHIEVE NORTH WEST CONNECT WIN 3 AWARDS

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

SUPPORT

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.

HINDLEY PRISON CASE STUDY

Inspiring case study from Hindley Prison

EDUCATION

Key Education and Skills Data

A round-up of the latest trends

RECOGNITION

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!

A REMARKABLE JOURNEY

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

LANCASHIRE

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.

SUPPORT

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

CAREERS INTERVIEWS

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

SUCCESS

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.

EDUCATION

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.

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