Gregory CampbellShadow DUP Spokesperson (International Development), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what (a) geographical area and (b) age range the National Careers Service covers.
“Careers is a devolved matter and the National Careers Service covers England only. The service provides free, up to date, impartial information, advice and guidance on careers, skills and the labour market.
The service is available for adults aged 19 and over. They can access the service through the following three ways:
- Contractors based in the local area which provide access to face-to-face and telephone advice;
- The National Careers Service Helpline which offers web chat, text and telephone support; and
- The National Careers Service website which is available at: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/about-us/home.
Young people aged 13 to 18 can also ring the National Careers Service Helpline for advice, or they can use web chat or the National Careers Service website.”
THE ANSWER ABOVE FROM THE SKILLS MINISTER SAYS IT ALL – YOUNG PEOPLE IN ENGLAND EXPECTED TO PICK UP THE TELEPHONE OR VISIT A WEBSITE (THE LATTER IS CURRENTLY UNDERGOING RECONSTRUCTION – WORK IN PROGRESS!)