Career Event – March 2018

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Perth & Kinross Regional Jobs and Careers Fair – Thursday 1 March 2018

Building on the success of previous events which were attended by hundreds of young people and families, we are planning another Jobs and Careers Fair for next year. This special careers event for young people and their parents is being organised in partnership by Perth and Kinross Council, Skills Development Scotland (SDS) and Developing the Young Workforce (DYW).

It will be held on Thursday 1 March 2018 in the Academy of Sport and Wellbeing, Perth College UHI from 3.00 pm – 7.30 pm.

Feedback from exhibitors last year has led to us moving to an improved venue and adjusting the event times to help senior pupils attend at times when they can be accompanied by their parents and carers. This event also presents an ideal opportunity for your staff to meet employers from all the key sectors in one place so please make them aware of the event too.

The feedback from last year was really positive; with pupils finding the exhibitors to be friendly and helpful. In particular, the employers, who have increasing numbers of opportunities for school-leavers, were pleased to talk directly to young people; increasingly we are hearing about young people being offered work experience or finding a job as a result of a meeting at this event – please follow link to case studies http://dywpk.org.uk/2017/01/23/careers-event-for-pupils-and-parents/

A wide range of employers, HE/FE institutions and training providers have indicated they will be attending next year’s event:

Crieff Hydro

LANTRA

PKC Modern Apprenticeship Programme

Balhousie Care Group

Air Services Training (Eng) Ltd

House of Bruar

Morrison’s Supermarkets

Skills Development Scotland

Bear Scotland

GTG Training

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

Kilmac

SSE

Heriot-Watt University

University of Stirling

Glasgow Caledonian University

All Secondary Headteachers

Perth College UHI

Scotland’s Rural College

University of St Andrews

 

Stagecoach UK

Balfour Beatty

Jacobs

Campbell Dallas

Microcom Training

Kippen Campbell LLP

Rathbone

Royal Air Force

Fife College

CITB Construction Skills

PKC – The Employment Connections Hub

Robertson Group

John Clark Motor Group

University of Edinburgh

Abertay University

University of West of Scotland

City of Glasgow College

Queen Margaret University

Jobs and Career Fair Flyer

   
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