Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG)

Gateshead's Early Help, Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) service (formerly known as Connexions Gateshead) offers confidential advice and support services for 13-19 year olds, and up to age 25 for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

You can make an appointment with us at locations across Gateshead for help or support with further education, training, employment and apprenticeships. We can also help you with issues relating to social, health and welfare problems - if we can't help, we'll put you in touch with someone who can. 

Careers appointment request

Book an appointment to see an advisor on 0191 433 2785. Alternatively, please use the link below to book an appointment online.

Send an appointment request

Helping you to understand what employers want

Gateshead's Early Help, Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) service offers help when you're applying for apprenticeships, jobs or training courses and can support you through the interview process with the following: 

  • employability skills
  • application forms
  • CVs 
  • job search
  • interview skills

Talk to your careers personal adviser or book an appointment using the link above for more information about your choices.

Additional help and support can be found on the Connexions website.

Further information regarding provision for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) can be found by visiting Gateshead's Local Offer.

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