Schools and education

Specialist Careers Advisers

Specialist Careers Advisers can support you if you're aged 13 to 25, in education and training, and have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

Specialist Careers Advisers work with:

  • secondary schools in York
  • local and specialist colleges
  • personalised learning and training providers

Help from Specialist Careers Advisers

Specialist Careers Advisers offer information and advice to parents/carers, to help plan for when a young person leaves school.

They offer support with:

  • preparing for the next steps after school and college
  • getting impartial information and guidance on a range of available options
  • making informed choices through visits and 'taster sessions' with local education providers
  • arranging personalised learning programmes for those who need more flexibility

They also work closely with other members of the Preparing for Adulthood Team, which includes:

  • social workers
  • care managers
  • the York Independent Living and Travel Skills service (YILTS)

What's next? booklet

Download our 'What's next?' booklet which gives information on post-school education and training options for young people with an EHCP.

Also see

Specialist Careers Advice Service

The Transition Zone, Applefields School, Bad Bargain Lane, York, YO31 0LW

Telephone: 01904 552086