The Skills Show

17 - 19 Nov 2016

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The Skills Show is the one-stop-shop for careers inspiration, bringing jobs and skills to life in a highly interactive environment. As the UK’s largest skills and careers event, there’s something to suit all interests, and you can try out a huge range of workplace skills across large variety of industries.

Packed with career inspiration, discover what you enjoy and what you’re good at, and find out how to take that next important step by talking with our expert careers advisers. Explore hundreds of great apprenticeship, training and education options.

Meet local and national employers and hear from professionals to get an insider’s view on the world of work. Watch the WorldSkills UK Competitions, and be inspired by the best of the best competing in over 50 skills in the National Finals.

Discover a career and a bright future, book your ticket for The Skills Show today.

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