Welcome to Access Southampton

Southampton City Council's free and impartial guide to support your decision making at the key times in your education and career

GCSE Options

Are you choosing your subjects for year 9?

Post 16 Choices

Are You Finishing Year 11?

Post 18 Choices

Are You Looking To Further Your Education?

Access Southampton is Southampton City Council's impartial careers guidance website. We aim to give careers advice and employment support to everyone at any stage of their working life.

Advice on learning and employment at any stage of life, whether you are looking for yourself or supporting someone else.

Young people - Find information on the Southampton offer, national career opportunities and local jobs. Get advice on how to make important decisions about your future.

Careers professionals - Find online resources to boost your CEIAG programme in schools and colleges.

Support workers - Find information on Southampton's Post 16 Offer for learning and find out where to get expert employment advice.

Browse the Southampton Jobs Bulletin and our Events and Opportunities Calendar to find out about local opportunities. You can also read about Southampton City Council's Employment Support Team and the support they offer.