Get Skilled stands
Dedicated Get Skilled stands offer in-depth knowledge about certain industries. You can discover new talents and try loads of different skills when you get hands-on with a Get Skilled activity. Experts are always on hand to help as you learn something new and try work-based skills; the aim is to ensure each Get Skilled stand represents a different career sector so we promote as wide a range as possible to you, the visitors.
Get Skilled 1: Get Skilled in The Arts hosted by Arts Council of Wales
Meet professional performers and artists who will show young people how it’s possible to create a career out of something you love.
Get Skilled 2: Get Skilled in Technology hosted by Techniquest Glyndŵr
Find out more about the UK’s world-leading technology sector. Try on an astronaut suit and have a go at 3D printing, making LEGO robots and ‘living in space’ challenges.
Get Skilled 3: Get Skilled in Entrepreneurship and Teamwork hosted by Big Ideas Wales
Take part in interactive team building activities with Big Ideas Wales. Get an insight into starting your own business and becoming one of Wales’ future entrepreneurs.
Get Skilled 4: Get Skilled in Manufacturing by Kellogg’s
Learn more about the skills needed for a career in manufacturing with. Hands-on demonstrations will engage students in engineering and mechanics.
Keep an eye out for our Ambassadors around the event (they’ll be in the blue t-shirts!) They’re here to talk to you about their own career journeys and help you find your way around.
Need answers to your careers questions? Why not drop into the Careers Clinics hosted by Careers Wales – information, advice and guidance for young people, parents and teachers.
Virtual Reality Headsets
Come and see workplace settings using the Careers Wales VR headsets to show 360 degree videos, giving you a taster of what a career in aerospace engineering, health and social care, leisure and tourism and media could involve.
Take a look inside the Airbus Factory, watch a day in the life of staff members from Zip World, get an insight into filming and design at Tinopolis and follow job roles at a busy NHS hospital.
Live News Board
The Live News Board aims to provide you with the chance to find out about current vacancies available in Wales including, job vacancies, volunteer opportunities, traineeships, apprenticeship schemes and any other opportunities. The exhibitors post these vacancies on the Live News Board at the event for you to view. Ensure you take a look so that if any interest you, you have the chance to speak to the organisation face-to-face at the event and find out all you can about the role. This is a great way to get ahead of the competition, so don’t forget to take a look!