National Careers Service

Completely free of charge, and accessible to anyone aged 13+ and living in England. To access the service, call 0800 100 900 or visit:   

Provides information and advice to support adults and young people in making appropriate decisions on a full range of learning and work opportunities. Advice available on-line, over the phone or face to face.

  • Help to choose or change a career
  • Skills Test
  • Job Search
  • Course search
  • Help from careers advisors

Who to contact

0800 100 900 - Helpline 0800 100 900 - Helpline
National Careers Service
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Time / Date Details

When is it on
8am to 8pm Monday to Friday; 10am to 5pm Saturday bank holidays
Session Information
We're closed Sunday
Christmas Day and New Year's Day.


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This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.


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Contact the Team

Family Information Service 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2

SEND Local Offer 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2

Adult & Carers Support 0118 937 3747 0118 937 3747
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