Advice for young people
Where can young people in Derby get careers information and advice?
Schools are legally responsible for providing careers guidance for their students. Therefore, if you are still at school you should ask them for information or advice about jobs and courses.
What kind of help can I get at Space@connexions?
Space@connextions is located at 8 Curzon St, Derby DE1 1LL. We offer a range of services including:
- careers advice
- benefits information
- sexual health services.
You can drop in to use our computers for writing a CV or careers related activities or speak to an adviser:
- Monday to Thursday, 9.30am to 5pm
- Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm.
You can contact us by:
Or keep in touch through our Facebook page.
For more information, visit our Learning choices at 16 section, or our Space@Connexions information page.
How can young people contact the National Careers Service?
If you are a young person, you can speak to an adviser from the National Careers Service by telephone: 0800 100 900. You can also get more information on the National Careers Service website.
Advice for adults
What does careers@derby offer to adults?
Impartial, face to face advice and guidance is also available to adults over 19 with the qualified advisers from the careers@derby team, who can help you:
- choose the right job, career or learning course
- identify your work skills
- compile a successful CV, complete application forms and prepare for interviews
- use ICT facilities to apply for jobs and courses
- find out about qualifications and jobs, voluntary work and other support to get into work and learning.
How do adults contact careers@derby?
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering free telephone and email support to anyone in Derby. You can access this service directly by telephoning 07812 300394 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Careers@derby is part of Derby Adult Learning Services who also provide a range of short courses that can be accessed by video link.
Do I need an appointment?
No you don't need an appointment. The service is available from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. We can contact you directly if you leave a message outside of these hours.