The government today launched a new service which will transform careers advice by combining highly-trained advisers with an interactive website, helping countless people to reach their potential.

05/04/2012 The National Careers Service which will offer independent, impartial information and advice on learning and work. It will also give people access to a wide range of information about careers and the job market where they live. The National Careers Service will:
  • Handle up to one million telephone advice sessions and at least 20 million online sessions
  • Provide information and advice for approximately 370,000 young people through the use of the helpline and website
  • Offer face to face advice to 700,000 adults each year in a range of locations in local communities
  • Operate to the recently enhanced matrix Standard, the national quality standard for the delivery of information, advice and guidance
  • Provide detailed sector by sector labour market information so people can discover which industries are growing in their area
  • Provide tools such as a CV builder and a Skills Health Check on the website to help people identify their skills strengths and gaps
The website address for the National Careers Service is 

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