• Who we are and what we do 

    We provide high-quality, impartial information, advice and guidance to help you think about the abilities you already have, what jobs could be right for you, the skills and qualifications you might need to get a job (or a better job), and which courses to choose. 

    Who can access this service? 

    The service is available for all adults thinking about returning to learning or already on a course with MAES and planning to progress to further learning and work.

    We can provide

    • Free, impartial information, advice and guidance about learning, training and work
    • Careers advice and information
    • Skills assessments and information about MAES courses
    • Advice about progression to higher-level courses with us or other learning providers
    • Advice about financial support for course fees, childcare, transport costs and other support for your learning while you are on a course
    • Referral and signposting to other services if needed.

    Additional Learner Support 

    If you have a learning difficulty and/or disability and need additional support while attending a MAES course, we may be able to help with:

    • One-to-one support 
    • Communicator support (BSL – British Sign Language)
    • Note-taker support 
    • Dyslexia support

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