National Careers Service

The National Careers Service is the main provider of Career Reviews. It offers confidential and impartial advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and working.

Contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900 to find out more about Career Reviews in your area, or visit the National Careers Service website.


Unionlearn is the learning and skills organisation of the TUC. They train and support Union Learning Reps to promote learning opportunities to their colleagues. Union Learning Reps have been delivering Career Reviews in the workplace since 2013. If your workplace has a recognised union then chances are you’ll have a Union Learning Rep to speak to about Career Reviews.

To find out more, speak to the Union Learning Rep in your workplace, or visit the Unionlearn website.

Career development professionals

Many career advisors are self-employed or work for private companies. These professionals can give you a tailored Career Review to help you plan and achieve your goals.

Before having a Career Review with a private careers advisor or company, make sure they are qualified to deliver careers advice. You can use the Career Development Institute’s register to find a qualified career development professional in your area.