Inspiring futures at the North East’s largest careers, jobs, skills and apprenticeship event
Wednesday 23 September 2020: 9:30am – 3pm and 4:30pm – 7pm
Thursday 24 September 2020: 9:30am – 3pm
Skills North East is held at the Utilita Arena in Newcastle. It brings young people from the North East face-to- face with employers, training providers, colleges, universities and professional bodies. Free to attend, this event will raise aspirations, motivate and inspire the next generation using hands-on demonstrations and activities.
Please see below for our 2019 exhibitors / information. More information for Skills North East 2020 coming soon.
Currently exhibiting at Skills England North East
Askham Bryan College
Health Education England
I See The Difference
Learning Curve Group
NCS (National Citizen Service)
North East Futures UTC
Northumberland County Council
Royal Navy & Royal Marines
SAE Institute UK
Ship Safe Training Group Ltd
South Tyneside College
The Northern School of Art
The Resilience Project
The University of Law
Tyne Metropolitan College
Academy of Music and Sound
Europass and Euroguidance
New College Durham
North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
North East Roof Training Group
Northern Skills Group
SA Performing Arts Centre
University of Sunderland
View our event sponsors
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"Talking through options after year 11 was so helpful, my nerves and apprehensions turned into excitement and I'm looking forward to the future now."
Ellie Patterson (Walker Riverside Academy)
"A brilliant and interactive event with heaps of information for students!"
Careers Leader, Collingwood School and Media Arts College
“A really insightful visit. Makes it really realistic. It was great speaking to real employers and people with actual experience, such as the RAF."
Andrew Harris (Parent)
“We found the event to be a fantastic way to have meaningful conversations, not only with students, but with their parents, carers and other influencers".
Future Me - NCOP
"Skills England events provides us with an invaluable opportunity to engage and inspire young people to pursue careers in Football and Futsal."
Newcastle United Foundation
“Very useful, gave me an insight into other options after GCSE's, what college is like. Giving a range of different universities too to get a feel for a possible future.”
Rachael Stevenson (Whitley Bay High School)