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Careers advice

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions. The service offers confidential and impartial advice to 18-year-olds claiming work-related benefits and everyone over the age of 19.

A range of National Careers Service access points have been set up across Derbyshire, the sessions are for people to drop in and get advice from a qualified careers adviser on the following topics:

  • CV writing
  • interview skills
  • access to internet job search
  • volunteer opportunities
  • advice on courses and learning
  • computer skills
  • networking
  • careers advice
  • any other work related issue.

Alfreton Adult Community Education Centre

Church Street
Alfreton
Derbyshire
DE55 7BD

Mondays between 9.15am and noon.

Contact Sam Hussian email: sam.hussain@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07890 293402.

Ashbourne Adult Community Education Centre

Cokayne Avenue
Ashbourne
Derbyshire
DE6 1EJ

Every other Wednesday between 1pm and 3pm.

Contact Yvonne Lawton, email: yvonne.lawton@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07967 308873.

Ashbourne Library 

Compton Street
Ashbourne
DE6 1DA

Every other Wednesday 9am until 11am

Contact Yvonne Lawton, email: yvonne.lawton@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07967 308873

Belper Adult Community Education Centre

Holbrook Road
Belper
DE56 1PA

Every Thursday between 9.15am and 12.15pm

Contact Sam Hussain email: sam.hussain@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07890 293402.

Bolsover Adult Education Centre

Castle Street
Bolsover
Chesterfield
S44 6PP

Thursdays between 9.30am and 11.30am.

Contact Becky Stancill, email: becky.stancill@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 01629 537912 or 07967 308905.

Chesterfield Hunloke Centre

Church St South
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S40 2TF

Monday between 1.30pm and 4pm.

Contact Wendy Leigh, email: wendy.leigh@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 01629 535002 or 07717 303855

Chesterfield Library

New Beetwell Street
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S40 1QN

Tuesdays between 9.30am and 12.30pm.

Contact Wendy Leigh, email: wendy.leigh@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07717 303855.

Clay Cross Adult Education Centre

Market Street
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S45 9JE

Mondays between 1pm and 3.30pm

Contact Becky Stancill, email: becky.stancil@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 01629 537108 or 07967 308905.

Cotmanhay and Ilkeston Adult Community Education Centre

Bennerley Avenue
Cotmanhay
Derbyshire
DE7 8PF

Thursdays between 2pm and 4pm

Contact Chris Ellerington, email: Christine.ellerington@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07896 804096.

Cotmanhay Children's Centre

Beauvale Avenue
Cotmanhay
Derbyshire
DE7 8RU

Thursdays between noon and 1.30pm

Contact Chris Ellerington, email: christine.ellerington@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07896 804096.

Dronfield Library

Dronfield Library
Manor House
High Street
Dronfield
S18 1PX

Second and fourth Thursday of the month between 9.30am and 12pm.

Contact Wendy Leigh email: wendy.leigh@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07717 303855.

Eckington Library

Market Street
Eckington
Sheffield
S21 4JG

First and third Thursday of the month from 10am to 12pm.

Contact Wendy Leigh, email: wendy.leigh@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel:07717 303855.

Glossop Adult Community Education Centre

Talbot St
Glossop
Derbyshire
SK13 7DG

Mondays between 3pm and 5pm.

Contact Sarah Kelly, email: sarah.kelly@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07967 391263.

Heanor Library

Ilkeston Road
Heanor
Derbyshire
DE75 7DX

Alternate Fridays between 1pm and 3pm

Contact Chris Ellerington, email: Christine.ellerington@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07896 804096.

Fairfield Adult Community Education Centre

Victoria Park Rd
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 7PE

Thursdays between 4pm and 6pm.

Contact Sarah Kelly, email: sarah.kelly@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07967 391263.

Ilkeston Library

Market Street
Ilkeston
Derbyshire
DE7 5RN

Thursday between 10am and 11.30am

Contact Chris Ellerington, email: christine.ellerington@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07896 804096.

Long Eaton Adult Community Education Centre

173 Derby Road
Long Eaton
Nottingham
NG10 4LL

Wednesdays between 9.30am and noon.

Contact Chris Ellerington, email: christine.ellerington@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07896 804096.

Long Eaton Family Support Centre

Lime Terrace
Long Eaton
Derbyshire
NG10 4LF

Alternate Fridays between 1pm and 3pm

Contact Chris Ellerington, email: christine.ellerington@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07896 804096.

Matlock Adult Community Education Centre

The Ritz Centre
Steep Turnpike
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3DP

Fridays between 10am and noon.

Contact Yvonne Lawton, email: yvonne.lawton@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07967 308873

Shirebrook Adult Community Education Centre

Carter Lane
Shirebrook
NG20 8PE

Tuesdays between 9.30am and 11.30am.

Contact Becky Stancill, email: becky.stancil@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 01629 537576 or 07967 308905.

Staveley Adult Community Education Centre

Staveley Town Council
High Street
Staveley
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S43 3UX

Thursdays between 1pm and 4pm.

Contact Wendy Leigh, email: wendy.leigh@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07717 303855.

Swadlincote Adult Education Centre

Rink Drive
Swadlincote
DE11 8SL

Tuesdays between 1.30pm and 5pm

Contact Sam Hussian email: sam.hussain@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07890 293402.

The Hub

Shiners Way
Off Market Street
South Normanton
Derbyshire
DE55 2AA

Alternate Tuesdays between 1pm and 3pm

Contact Chris Ellerington, email: Christine.ellerington@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 07896 804096.