Information, Advice and Guidance

Careers Services

EBCF has been supporting communities across the Midlands for over 30 years with a range of services and resources.

National Careers Service

EBCF hold a subcontract to deliver the National Careers Service in Birmingham. The National Careers Service is available free to every adult aged 19+ or 18 if they are not in education, employment or training or claiming benefits in England. It provides information, careers and skills advice tailored to you.

Our qualified careers advisers provide advice and support tailored to each individual customer’s needs through digital technology, telephone and face-to-face meetings. We help customers identify and overcome any barriers they face to give them the chance to unlock their true potential and find a fulfilling career which offers opportunities to progress.

The National Careers Service makes it easy for everyone to find accurate information on learning and work, with professional advice to help you make the right choices. It’s free of charge and available online and over the phone.

Help is available online at, with one of our careers advisers over the phone on 0800 100 900, or face to face at any National Careers Service centre including EBCF’s centres in Saltley and Winson Green.

Careers Services

CV and Cover Letters


Cover Letters – CLICK HERE

Job Profiles – Link to NCS – Skills and Qualities

Please check the link for job Profiles – CLICK HERE

Recruitment Agencies

Recruitment Agencies in Birmingham & the West Midlands – CLICK HERE

How to find a job

Whether you’re still studying, have recently graduated or are employed and want a change of role, looking for a job can be a long process – make sure your effort is rewarded – READ MORE

Interview Tips

An interview is a chance for an employer to see if you’re the right person for the job. – READ MORE


To Read More – CLICK HERE


Adult Education

We have a huge variety of adult courses that can be studied online and at college. Some can provide you with career-related skills that will help you to get a better job or get back into employment. Some will give you the knowledge and confidence to set up your own business and some will simply enable you to learn more hobbies and topics of interest.
See link to search providers

GCSE Levels Explained

Speak to a career adviser

Wherever you are in your decision-making, you can call use webchat or use our online booking service and an adviser will contact you.

Adult Education

EBCF have been providing adult education in a range of subjects since our inception. Check the Courses menu for information on some of the courses we offer. Course availability and enrolment dates vary so visit, telephone, or email your local EBCF centre to ask about details. And if we aren’t running a course you’re interested in, our careers advisors will be able to direct you to somewhere that is.

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