Professional advisors will be on standby for local teenagers and their families as the GCSE and A-Level results are released over the coming days.
Hundreds of local students will get their A and A/S Level results this Thursday, August 14th, while GCSE results will be issued next Thursday, August 21st.
The Department for Employment and Learning’s Careers Service has a team of professionally qualified careers advisers who will be on hand to offer impartial careers information, advice and guidance, tailored to individual needs.
Careers advisers are located in local Job Centres, Jobs & Benefits offices at the Careers Resource Centre at Richmond Chambers in The Diamond. There is no appointment needed.
Further information and details of how to contact your local careers adviser are available through the website: www.nidirect.gov.uk/careers or alternatively call 0300 200 7820 from 9am to 5pm.
Young people and parents can also access information through the Careers Service website regarding possible options after receving results.
A “Guide for Parents – How to help your child with future career plans” has also been developed by the Careers Service. Check out: www.nidirect.gov.uk/help-your-child-make-the-right-career-choices.htm for more advice and assistance for parents.