The National Careers Service is the publicly funded careers service for citizens (aged 13 or over) of England.

The service provides high-quality, independent, impartial and confidential information, advice and guidance on learning, training, career choice, career development, job search and the labour market, delivered by qualified Careers Advisers.

The aim of the service is to help citizens to understand employer demand and skills gaps, assess their strengths to identify career paths and ultimately, enable them to successfully progress and manage their own careers.

The National Careers Helpline provides information, advice and guidance on all career related topics, including education, training, apprenticeships and employment over the telephone, webchat, email and text message, 7 days a week from 8am to 10pm, to everyone over the age of 13.

The National Careers Helpline is accessible by calling 0800 100 900 and is free to call from most landline and mobile phones.