10,000 young people to receive high quality career’s advice at Skills Scotland

Apprenticeship opportunities and careers advice for young people will be on offer at Skills Scotland, Scotland’s largest skills, career and apprenticeship event series for 14-24 year olds.

Now in its 11th year, Skills Scotland, run by Prospects Events (part of The Shaw Trust) will once again welcome up to 10,000 visitors across three different shows held in Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh, this November.

The skills events are free to attend and are taking place on 6 (9.30am-3pm and 4.30pm-7pm) and 7 (9.30am-3pm) November at the SEC Centre, Glasgow, 11 (5pm-7pm) and 12 (9.30am-3pm) November at P&J Live at TECA, Aberdeen and on 13 (5pm-7pm) and 14 (9.30am-3pm) November at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.

Tickets can be booked online at skillsglasgow.eventbrite.co.ukskillsabderdeen.eventbrite.co.uk, skillsedinburgh.eventbrite.co.uk or visitors can also register upon arrival.

Supported each year by Skills Development Scotland (SDS) and with key sponsors for 2019 including Go Construct (CITB), Coca-Cola European Partners, Scottish Power and DYW North East, Skills Scotland provides young people with high quality careers advice and the opportunity to meet face-to-face with local and national employers, training providers, colleges and universities.

Exhibitors include: HMRC, Police Scotland, Edinburgh College, Loch Lomond Golf Club, Lloyds Banking, NATS Aberdeen, Aberdeen City Council, North East Scotland College, NHS Scotland, Bon Accord Care, Fresh Olives, Wood Group, City of Glasgow College, Robert Gordon University, The Open University, University of Aberdeen, The Energy Hub and many more. The full list of exhibitors for each event can be found the prospectsevents.co.uk

Through interactive, hands-on activities and demonstrations, young people can experience different jobs, learn new skills and bridge the gap between what they enjoy doing and what they could potentially do as a career.

For fast-track entry, visitors can pre-register on:

Skills Scotland Glasgow will be held at SEC Centre, Glasgow
Wednesday 6 November: 9.30am-3pm and 5pm-7pm
Thursday 12 November: 9:30am – 3pm

Skills Scotland Aberdeen will be held at P&J Live at TECA, Aberdeen
Monday 11 November: 5pm-7pm
Tuesday 12 November: 9:30am – 3pm

Skills Scotland Edinburgh will be held at the Royal Highland Centre
Wednesday 13 November: 5pm-7pm
Thursday 14 November: 9:30am – 3pm