Inspiring you to reach your potential, achieve your goals and take your first steps towards a successful career.

Who Are We?

Careers4u is a growing professional careers company based in Cornwall which aims to inspire and guide young people about the world of work and the options available to them.

This is delivered through high quality, impartial Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) via face-to-face services, the Careers4u website and social media platforms.

As we’re based in Cornwall, we tailor the information and advice we provide around the opportunities within Cornwall – whilst still being mindful of the national picture and the world of work in general.

By working in partnership with others, we aim to increase the access which young people have to high quality careers information, as well as face-to-face contact with inspiring, qualified and experienced careers advisers, who help young people to make informed choices, raise their aspirations and achieve their goals.

We’re a not for profit social enterprise, with the mission to give as much back to our customers and the community as we can.

Our friendly team of experienced Careers Advisers will guide you through your options and make sure you have all the information you need.

How We Can Help

Schools and Academies are now responsible for ensuring that all registered pupils from Year 8-13 are provided with independent careers guidance. (Department for Education, April 2017 and Jan 2018).

Our professional, highly experienced Careers Advisers and Consultants help Schools and Academies to meet these statutory duties by working with them to identify their needs and develop individual bespoke packages of support for them and their students.

As a young person, or a parent or carer of a young person, you can trust that we hold your best interests at the heart of all we do. Our fully qualified and experienced Careers Advisers tailor their sessions to meet individual needs, offer guidance, help individuals set goals and support them with decision making at times of transition.

  • High Quality, Impartial, Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) & Consultancy Services
    Offering flexible, competitive, bespoke packages to Schools and Academies, helping them to fulfil their statutory obligations to their students in relation to Careers, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG).
  • The Quality in Careers Standard, National CEIAG Quality Award
    New for September 2017 – Working in Partnership with Prospects to deliver The Quality in Careers Standard to Schools and Academies; helping to raise the profile of their CEIAG provision, through self-evaluation and external assessment to develop, improve and celebrate good practice.
  • Individually tailored Careers Guidance Interviews, Group Sessions, Assemblies and Attendance at Advice Evenings & Events
    Guiding young people and their parents or carers through their options, supporting them with their decisions and helping them through times of transition.

Our Careers Advisers are fully qualified and trained to the highest possible standards, with an average experience of 20 years in the careers sector.

We’re already working with the following schools…

Penrice Academy

Penrice Academy

Newquay Tretherras

Newquay Tretherras

Camborne Science & International Academy

Camborne Science & International Academy

Richard Lander School

Richard Lander School

Brannel School

Brannel School

Poltair School

Poltair School

Working with Schools and Academies to ensure students have all the information they need to make positive career choices.

Career Resources & Support

Below, we’ve gathered together a selection of useful career resources from across the internet.

What our customers are saying…

My Careers4u Adviser helped me to realise all the options available to me and supported me with my applications when looking for an apprenticeship. I can't thank her enough for all her help.

Student, Newquay Tretherras

Contact Us

If you are an education establishment and would like to find out more about our services and how we can help, please get in touch.

Email info@careers4u.org
Telephone 0333 2224 099

Interested in Working for us?

We are currently looking for Level 6 or above Qualified Careers Advisers to join our list of bank staff.

If you’re interested in what we do, and think you might like to work for us in the future, then please send your CV and a covering letter to sharon.harrison@careers4u.org.

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Latest News

22nd January 2018
Careers4u are delighted to announce we are working in partnership with four more schools from this term and have two new members of the team to support with this work. (School logo’s and links through to their websites to follow asap.)