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). 
This page is still in development and will be updated on a regular basis.

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.

  • 5 October 2020 | Lowestoft | 9.30 am 
  • 7 October 2020 | Ipswich | 9.30 am- 12.00 noon
  • 12 October 2020 | West Suffolk | 9.30 am - 12.00 noon
  • 19 October 2020 | SEND Schools | 9.30 - 11.30 am
  • 19 October 2020 | PRUs | 2.30 - 4.00 pm


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). 

We are now in the process of populating this page with relevant information - new content will be added on an ongoing basis. 

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


General Information


Publications from the Institute for Apprenticeships:


To follow 



Careers Newsletter

What and Why LMI? 

Careers and Labour Market Information event on 23 January 2020 at Trinity Park

Keynote presentations

Workshop presentations



Contact us

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