CPD for careers professionals

Suffolk County Council is committed to supporting careers professionals and other careers influencers to continue and maintain their professional development.

This page provides a space for information and resources about training and development opportunities, CPD, networking events and our End-point Assessment (EPA) services for the 'Careers Development Professional' Apprenticeship (ST0694 - please see the EPAO section for details). 

Our Careers Newsletters can be found in the CPD section.

Network events

We hold termly network events for people involved in the careers agenda in Suffolk schools and colleges.

All Autumn dates will be virtual meetings - if you wish to be on the invitation list please contact us. 
Details to be confirmed nearer to the dates.

Resources from meetings Autumn Term 2020

Suffolk County Council Schools-Guide-2020-21-.doc


Careers and Enterprise Resource Directory

Take Your Place Resources

Apprenticeships Suffolk

Apprenticeship Resources

Apprenticeships New Anglia

Careers and Coffee



Contact us

For more information, contact skills@suffolk.gov.uk or jacqui.phipps@suffolk.gov.uk.


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We offer the following courses:

  • Gateway Level 3 Information, Advice or Guidance
  • OCR Level 4 Diploma in Career Information and Advice
  • OCR Level 6 Certificate in Careers Leadership (DfE funded course)
  • OCR Level 6 Diploma in Careers Guidance and Development

For details please see



Contact us

For more information, contact skills@suffolk.gov.uk or jacqui.phipps@suffolk.gov.uk.


We have been approved to act as the End Point Assessor Organisation for the Careers Development Professional Apprenticeship (ST0694). 

For more information please contact EPA@suffolk.gov.uk or Jacqui.phipps@suffolk.gov.uk 


General Information


Publications from the Institute for Apprenticeships:


SEND Training November 12 2020


Booking for Nov 12


SEND Training October 1 2020

Feedback Survey

Programme-SEND1 Oct (PDF 193KB)

Keys-to-Inclusion (PDF 2.4MB)

SEND-and-Careers-Guidance (PDF 1.2MB)

Health-SEND (PDF 500KB)




Careers Newsletter



Contact us

For more information, contact skills@suffolk.gov.uk or jacqui.phipps@suffolk.gov.uk.