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2 Click here to watch video


4 North East Skills 24-25 September 2013 Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Skills Yorkshire and the Humber 16-17 October 2013, Centenary Pavilion, Leeds United FC Skills North West 5-6 March 2014, EventCity, Manchester Skills East of England 12-13 March 2014, Norfolk Showground, Norwich Skills South West 19-20 March 2014, UWE Bristol Exhibition & Conference Centre, Bristol Skills Scotland Aberdeen 29 October 2013, AECC Skills Scotland Edinburgh 31 October 2013, Royal Highland Centre Skills Scotland Glasgow 6 & 7 November 2013, SECC Grow Gloucestershire Careers and Skills Event 15 & 16 October 2013, Cheltenham Racecourse


6 WHOS GOING TO BE THERE? Employers Training companies offering Apprenticeships Colleges …and careers advisers Find the full list of Whos There > event > visit > whos

7 Quality careers advice from industry experts in the region A feel for different courses and careers, through taster sessions and quality experiences Access to online resources and specialist local help YOU WILL GET

8 WHAT SHOULD YOU DO BEFORE YOU VISIT THE EVENT? Find out more about whos there and whats on offer by: Visiting the website > event > visit Practicing questions to ask exhibitors Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

9 WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO AT THE EVENT? Talk to the exhibitors Visit the different stands Try the activities Collect information Ask questions Have fun

10 ANYTHING ELSE? Some of the physical activities need sensible shoes – so go prepared! There will be lots of other schools at the event – so listen to the instructions that your school staff will give you on the day If you are in uniform you cannot leave without a teacher You wont need your school bag or valuables – but you can take some money in case you would like to buy food and drinks at the event

11 ENJOY! Have a Plan - start thinking about who you want to meet and what questions you want to ask Dont be afraid – everyone there wants to meet you and chat about careers and opportunities Get involved – this is your chance to have a go and try out your future career Dont just collect bags and brochures and leave them forgotten in your room. Share the information with parents and friends and they can help you get where you want to go

12 For more information on Apprenticeships in England visit To see real apprentices in action visit - there are series of sector specific films to highlight Apprenticeships in key industry sectors (e.g. IT, Finance, Creative, Manufacturing, Engineering, Care). There are up to 20,000 vacancies across England on the Apprenticeship vacancy section of the site right now, you can also download the Av Search app for android or i-phone.

13 For more information on the National Careers Service visit or call 0800 100 900 The National Careers Service can help you with: Finding the best course to get you where you want to be Exploring which jobs might suit you best Deciding if an Apprenticeship might suit you Putting a great CV together Searching for jobs in the right places Choosing the right university


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