The UK may have the third largest economy in Europe, but finding work especially in the current climate can be a job in itself.
At Southend Adult Community college we understand the challenges you may face, whether you are 16 – 24 and looking for your first job, or older and thinking about a change in career.

We offer a range of support from our Information, Advice and Guidance service where you can get the career coaching and guidance you need or book on to our weekly Job Hub to help you create the perfect CV or complete job application forms. Why not contact us and sign up for our FREE ‘Have a Go’ taster sessions if your not sure what you want to do. No cost, no commitment.

Search our list of available courses to help you improve your skills for work here: Courses

See a range of career pathways here

Contact us for more information on 01702 445700 or email:

Please see some useful links below:

Job Profile Links:-

Job profiles |

Careers advice – job profiles, information and resources | National Careers Service


Volunteering –

Do IT | Connecting people to do good things

Southend Volunteer Hub – SAVS (

NHS Volunteering – Getting started (

Volunteering – Southend-on-Sea City Council


CV Builder and Tips:

How to Write a CV | Writing a CV | UCAS

How to Write a Cover Letter | What to Put in a Cover Letter | UCAS

CV advice | National Careers Service

CVs and cover letters |


Interview Techniques:

How to Prepare for an Interview | Interview Questions | UCAS

Careers Advice | Apprenticeships and Jobs Advice | UCAS

Interview tips |

Interview advice | National Careers Service

Common interview questions | National Careers Service


Jobsearch Websites:

Types of employment | Apprenticeships, 16-18 Choices | UCAS

Apprenticeships | Learn About Apprenticeships And Find The Right One For You (


Further Education Provisions

South Essex College

Our Campus – Seevic (

Home – Writtle University College



UCAS | At the heart of connecting people to higher education

Take The UCAS Careers Quiz | Discover Your Future | UCAS