Transform your Careers Programme

Our training courses help Careers Leaders to understand their role and to develop the skills required to help strategically and successfully embed a careers programme in their school or college. Our external evaluation report shows that:

  • 99% of Careers Leaders reported that they were able to review and evaluate their school/colleges careers programme after they had participated in the course, compared with 74 per cent prior to the training.
  • 96% of participants either agreed or strongly agreed that the training had helped them to identify action to improve their practice.

We are continuing to work with 12 high-quality Careers Leader training providers who provide flexible learning options to suit all needs.

Following an initial 1,300 training places taken up, we have a further 650 places available.

Enhance your understanding of the Careers Leader role and make a difference to the lives of young people by registering today.

What to expect

  • You can gain access to a qualification (up to level 7)
  • You will be able to choose a programme that suits your time commitment
  • There are both non-accredited and accredited programmes available
  • You will be able to find a programme that’s local to you
  • There are a variety of programmes which cover different development areas of the Careers Leader role
  • There will be the opportunity to meet and network with other Careers Leaders
  • Upon completion of the course, your school or college will be awarded a £1,000 bursary to cover any costs incurred attending the training

How to enrol on a training course

We’ve created a comparison guide and a catalogue which includes details about the different training programmes available to help you find the right course for you.

3 steps to get started:

  1. Read our training comparison guide to help you find the right course for your needs.
  2. Download the catalogue to learn more about the programme you’re interested in as well as the different Careers Leader training programmes available to you.
  3. Register for your place.


Please Note: The deadline for accessing a training place (31st March) for this academic year has now passed. To register for a place for next academic year, please register above and we will contact you when details of further places are confirmed.

If you have any questions about the training and/or bursary please contact

Online Careers Leader training

Explore our online short course, designed with Teach First, that provides Careers Leaders with essential knowledge and skills to improve career guidance in their school or college.

Explore the course


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