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Careers Services

Specialist Career Services have successfully established themselves as a leading brand for the delivery of Careers Advice services in England.

Our aim is to provide everyone with the opportunity to gain ‘Free’ impartial careers advice via the National Careers Service, followed by specific access to employability support via COMPASS, and suitable training courses provided by our extensive list of College and Training provider links.  We can then link you to a specialist consultant to support you in applying for job vacancies via our Recruitment Consultancy. For Employers we can offer a number of ‘free’ workforce development services which can help you identify skills gaps within your business.  We can then link you to our extensive list of College and Training providers to up skill your current workforce, or recruit new staff for your business via our Recruitment Consultancy to fill the gaps. All of Specialist Career Services Careers Consultants are NVQ qualified in Advice and Guidance, with a high majority of our Consultants also being Certificate (CertRP) or Diploma (DipRP) qualified in Recruitment Practice.  The business is also Department for Work & Pensions & Matrix accredited being Cyber Essentials Certified Plus.


Over 1,500

people in to learning or work in 2017 / 2018


Over 90%

of people who register with us manage their career to achieve a more positive work based outcome


Since 2010

SCS have been Matrix accredited, and we are one of a small number of recruitment companies to hold this accreditation

The National Careers Service

Helping you take the next step

The National Careers Service offer a free universal careers advice service for adults whatever their age, prior skills and qualifications or employment status – fuelling the potential of millions of adults:

– aged 19 or more
– aged 18, who have been referred by Jobcentre PlusWe offer face-to-face help and support about training, learning and the world of work.

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Compass employability

We can help you to

  • Know your strengths & importantly your skills
  • Develop action plans to help you reach your goal, and monitor your progress
  • Keep going with our help and support via follow up appointments and the Compass help line
  • Secure the right role (based on your skills) with the help of a dedicated consultant

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We can refer you to a number of Colleges & Training providers across the West Midlands

We understand that training can be a key part of a candidates career development.  SCS have therefore established a number of links with Colleges and Training providers   

College links

Could 'free' careers advice and workforce development services help you or your business?

‘Free’ of charge

All Careers services delivered by Specialist Career Services are ‘free’ of charge.  Including those delivered to Employers.

‘Free’ on-going support

On registration with our Careers services, everyone benefits from ‘free’ on-going support for up to 12 months.

High quality

We are Department for Work & Pensions & Matrix accredited being Cyber Essentials Certified Plus.  This means our services are of a high quality and regularly inspected / audited.

Let’s start helping your workforce development & recruitment drive today!

Do you want to upskill or follow a new career path? Contact us to find out how we can support you!

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