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Year 11 virtual careers and skills fair

  • Date: 28th January 
  • Time: 6pm

The York and North Yorkshire Careers and Skills Event will take place on the Learn Live platform for parents and carers to access. The event will:

  • Highlight key skills that transfer across a huge range of different careers and opportunities
  • Showcase key sectors and explore the breadth of possibility within the world of work – people gain experience, opportunities and jobs in thousands of different ways
  • Inspire and create positivity in young people’s careers prospects.

This event also aims to build upon the recent ‘Shape Your Future’ Guide that was developed in partnership with York, North Yorkshire LEP, Careers and Enterprise Company, FutureHY. City of York Council and Aspire IGen, to support young people to make informed choices about education, training and career opportunities available in York and North Yorkshire and assist them in navigating the pathways available to them to support their successful futures. 

Local employers such as, NHS, FERA, LNER, Kier Construction, Nestlé as well as representatives from the Maritime industry and many more have signed up to support and have produced a range of short videos around careers and skills in health and social care, science and engineering, construction, transport and logistics and the creative and digital sector and much more.

Anyone interested in taking part must pre register for this event to watch and to engage with the ‘Live Chat’ facility where they can ask contributors any questions about their pathways!  

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