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Career changers

 Adults 

Careers support and advice

 

Did you know the average adult will have two major career shifts within their lifetime? Therefore, it is entirely normal to be looking to gain new skills or move sectors completely.

Because the job market and employer skills needs are always changing, it is important we all keep up to date with current skills. Here you'll find links to various qualifications and training courses to help you progress in your career, enter the job market, or move into another sector.

What type of career suits you?

Better understand your personality and what makes you tick

Take the Buzz Quiz to find out, it only takes 5 minutes! There are 16 possible results and each links to an animal. From your result you will discover your strengths and can then explore local jobs and careers that may suit you.

Make the most of the careers support available

Click on one of the links below to start exploring your options.

 

Find a course to help give you the skills and confidence to change career or apply for a promotion.

Careers advice via live chat with National Careers Service for support in planning your next steps.

One-to-one support on local job or training opportunities with The Employment Hub.

Frequently asked questions

You can find out about new skills requirements in the latest Labour Market Report for Leeds City Region.

Yes, you can! Apprenticeships are available to people of all ages. You can find out more on our apprenticeship page.

You can visit your local Employment Hub or the National Careers Service for support with your options.

We have lots of adult training courses available, you can browse them all on our courses page. 

You can access support through your local Employment Hub. You can also visit our Labour Market Report to read about current and future job trends.

You can visit our Labour Market Report page to find out more future job trends. You can also visit our Inspiration page to browse types of jobs in the region.

You can take our Buzz Quiz to find out more about your skills, strengths and which jobs and careers these can link to.

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