Professional Training Services

Equipping Careers and IAG professionals through high quality, nationally accredited qualifications.

Career Connect is an Assessment Centre for Entry to Level 2 Vocational Qualifications, accredited through Open Awards. This suite of short courses includes employability programmes and individual personal development modules that can be tailored to individual requirements.

We offer flexible, comprehensive training, delivered to suit the needs of individual learners.  Our professional and experienced trainers and assessors work with candidates across many sectors including local authorities, schools, colleges, housing associations and universities.

Our qualifications run from Level 2 to Level 6, including the CEC funded Career Leaders Programme. We are accredited to deliver courses through awarding bodies including OCR, City & Guilds, ILM and Open Awards.

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We have made our courses more accessible by offering face-to-face or distance learning via digital platforms. This allows us to support candidates delivering careers advice & guidance in the UK and around the world. We also have experience of delivering training to speakers of other languages.

Our most popular courses include:

  • Career Leaders (commissioned by the CEC)
  • Advice & Guidance Levels 3 and 4
  • Level 4 Diploma in Career Information and Advice
  • Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development
  • Open Awards short courses

We are proud of our 98% candidate success rates.

Career Leader Training

Career Connect is a provider of the Career & Enterprise Company’s (CEC) Career Leaders Level 6 accredited course in north west England.  The programme is tailored to meet the needs of schools and colleges, providing a foundation for long-term improvement through blended learning modules (including two training sessions each term), digital resources and personalised support.

Over an academic year, the careers leader will design, implement and evaluate a whole school/college improvement strategy that ensures progress towards achieving and sustaining all eight of the Gatsby Benchmarks.

The programme can be delivered either face-to-face or digitally. Delegates will complete three accredited units from the Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development and have the opportunity to network, develop lasting partnerships and develop practical strategies for improving their school or college’s careers programme.

Download our brochure to find out how to apply for the Career Leaders programme.

Contact us to discuss how we can support your business or for a quote.