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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

Wednesdays from 9.30am to 11.30am.

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

Ashbourne Library

Compton Street
Ashbourne
DE6 1DA

Every other Wednesday from 9am to 11am.

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

Strutts Centre, Belper

Derby Road
Belper
DE56 1UU

Every Wednesday from 1pm to 4pm.

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

Bolsover Adult Education Centre

Castle Street
Bolsover
Chesterfield
S44 6PP

Thursdays from 9.30am to 11.30am.

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

Chesterfield Hunloke Centre

Church Street South
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S40 2TF

Monday from 1.30pm to 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 from 9.30am to 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 from 1pm to 3.30pm.

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

Cotmanhay Children's Centre

Beauvale Avenue
Cotmanhay
Derbyshire
DE7 8RU

Thursdays from noon to 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 from 9.30am to noon.

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 noon.

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

Glossop Adult Community Education Centre

Talbot Street
Glossop
Derbyshire
SK13 7DG

Mondays from 3pm to 5pm.

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

Heanor Library

Ilkeston Road
Heanor
Derbyshire
DE75 7DX

Alternate Thursdays from 9.30am to 11.30am.

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

Fairfield Adult Community Education Centre

Victoria Park Road
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 7PE

Thursdays from 4pm to 6pm.

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

Ilkeston Library

Market Street
Ilkeston
Derbyshire
DE7 5RN

Alternate Thursdays from 9.30am to 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 from 9.30am to noon.

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 from 9.30am to 12pm.

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 from 10am to noon.

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

Shirebrook Adult Community Education Centre

Carter Lane
Shirebrook
NG20 8PE

Alternate Fridays from 10am to noon.

Contact Becky Stancill, email: becky.stancill@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 from 1pm to 4pm.

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

Swadlincote Adult Education Centre

Rink Drive
Swadlincote
DE11 8SL

Tuesdays from 1pm to 4.30pm.

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