EBCF has been supporting communities across the Midlands for over 20 years with a range of services and resources.

National Careers ServiceNational Careers Service - Helping you take the next step

EBCF hold a subcontract to deliver the National Careers Service in Birmingham. The National Careers Service is available free to every adult aged 19+ or 18 if they are not in education, employment or training or claiming benefits in England. It provides information, careers and skills advice tailored to you.

Our qualified careers advisers provide advice and support tailored to each individual customer’s needs through digital technology, telephone and face-to-face meetings. We help customers identify and overcome any barriers they face to give them the chance to unlock their true potential and find a fulfilling career which offers opportunities to progress.

The National Careers Service makes it easy for everyone to find accurate information on learning and work, with professional advice to help you make the right choices. It’s free of charge and available online and over the phone.

Help is available online at, with one of our careers advisers over the phone on 0800 100 900, or face to face at any National Careers Service centre including EBCF’s centres in Saltley and Winson Green.

Adult Education

EBCF have been providing adult education in a range of subjects since our inception. Check the Courses menu for information on some of the courses we offer. Course availability and enrolment dates vary so visit, telephone, or email your local EBCF centre to ask about details. And if we aren’t running a course you’re interested in, our careers advisors will be able to direct you to somewhere that is.