About Us

EGSA (Educational Guidance Service for Adults) aims to encourage all adults to engage in learning and to manage their careers.  EGSA is committed to the view that learning enables adults to take control of their lives.

What does EGSA do?

EGSA is an independent organisation that delivers a range of services for adults who want to:

  • engage in learning
  • identify and develop new skills
  • gain qualifications
  • maximize potential
  • plan and manage their careers

EGSA works with and for anyone interested in improving access to learning for adults, including:

  • adult learners
  • community and voluntary groups
  • employers
  • education providers
  • trades unions
  • public sector

Find out more about our:

You can also read or download our 2009 – 2010 Annual Report.

Awards and Achievements

In 2004 EGSA was one of the first organisations in N Ireland to gain matrix accreditation – the national standard for any organisation that delivers information, advice and/or guidance on learning and work.  EGSA was re-accredited in 2007 and 2010.

EGSA’s work has also been recognised through National Training Awards (2005 and 2008) and National Career Awards (2007 and 2009).

EGSA has been recognised as an Investor in People since 2006.

Structure, Governance and Management

Established in 1967, EGSA is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity.  It is governed by a Board of Directors which ensures that governance of EGSA represents best practice.


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