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 Spring dates will be virtual meetings - if you wish to be on the invitation list please contact jacqui.phipps@suffolk.gov.uk

Agendas to be confirmed nearer to the dates.

  • 24th February 2021 | Lowestoft | 9.30 am  
  • 25th February 2021 | Ipswich | 9.30 am- 12.00 noon 
  • 1 March 2021 | West Suffolk | 9.30 am - 12.00 noon 
  • 2 March 20201 New Anglia SEND/AP network 15.15

Resources from meetings Autumn Term 2020

Suffolk County Council 



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.


The EAST Career Training organisation offers 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 9 December 2020

Programme SEND 9 Dec 2020 (PDF 178 KB)

SEND and Post 16 Presentation (PDF 539 KB)

SEND Timeline Infographic Autumn 2020 (PDF, 443 KB)

Suffolk One Provision (PDF 2.3MB)

WSC SEND Pathway Presentation 2020-21 (PDF 1.6MB)

Key Traineeship Pre-apprenticeship Programme (PDF, 2.1 MB)

PACE Work Study Programme Outline July 2020 (PDF, 521 KB)

SCC Family Services The Teams and The Education Settings 2020-2021 (PDF, 270 KB)

SEND YPN Intro (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Careers & Enterprise Company: Support for SEND

Realise Futures


SEND Training 1 October 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)

Moving-into-Adulthood-Planning-Sept-2020  (PDF, 314 KB)



Careers Newsletter



Contact us

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