Careers Guidance and Support For Adults

We would like signpost you to services and websites that may be of use if you're:

  • Upskilling
  • Retraining
  • Returning to work
  • Not been successful in finding employment after education, Post16/Post 18
  • Or settling in the country


Want to retrain upskill or fancy a change - Unsure what?


Exploring Your Options!

Lifepilot : Helping adults into higher level study (


Would Like Some Quick Advice and Guidance?

Call the National Careers Service for advice on careers, education and training.

Telephone: 0800 100 900

Website: Careers advice - job profiles, information and resources | National Careers Service



Would Like Some 121 Support

Future Bright 19 year + For 121 careers guidance and employability support

Future Bright offers free support and training for individuals (18+) in paid work and earning less than the real living wage (£9.90 per hour), or in paid work and receiving benefits or tax credits.

Eligible participants will be allocated a Career progress Coach who will provide 1:1 service which focuses on career development, barriers to progression and how to overcome these. Whether it’s help finding or applying for a new job, support looking for available training, assistance with self-employment or advice with CV and interview skills,

Future Bright can help you. There may be access to a personal budget for training and equipment however this will need to fit in with the aims and objectives of the project and we would ask that our participants engage with the project and complete actions set.

Bristol: Email or call 0117 9222250
Bath & North East Somerset: Email or call 01225 395555
South Gloucestershire: Email or call 01454 866008



English an Additional Language

English Language School for 19years+  Bath College   English Language School | Bath College



Adult Learning Community- Bath College

Bath College Adult Community Learning provides a wide range of courses intended for those who want to improve their chances to find work, support their families or live independently. From art to IT, we have a selection to suit nearly every need and interest.

Our courses are free of charge for people who:

  • Are not currently in work and/or on benefits, and looking for new skills, ideas and advice
  • Want to gain skills that will help with volunteering, improving confidence and working within their home and community
  • Are earning less than £19,305 if a resident of B&NES or £17,374 if outside of the area
  • Have been a resident in the UK for 3 or more years


English, maths and IT skills (EDSQ) initial assessments and classes are offered free of charge to anyone who has not already obtained a grade C at GCSE in these subjects. 

Please note: we will need to see proof of your right to remain in this country before we can enrol you onto a course

We try to make our courses accessible to as many people as possible, so they are taught in small groups by friendly tutors not only in our main campuses in Bath and Radstock but also in many other community hubs. If you require help with transportation, equipment or childcare costs, please let us know and we may be able to help.

For more infrmation follow the link Adult Community Learning | Bath College


Try Something New- Free Online Courses

Open Learn- All our free courses - OpenLearn - Open University

Leicester College- Distance Learning Courses - Leicester College

Virtual College Free Training Courses Online & E-Learning Training UK | Virtual College (

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