Self-Employment Industry Insight
Part 1: What it means to be self employed
Date: Wednesday 24th February
Time: 5pm – 6.30pm
What to expect?
Meet 12 self-employed people from a range of different professions from DJ to software developer and everything in between. Hear more about their business and what it means to be self-employed and you will have the chance to ask your own questions directly to our professionals in real time.
Part 2: Self Employment Bootcamp Toolkit
Date: Wednesday 3rd March
Time: 5pm – 6.30pm
What to expect?
This set is about understanding the tools you will need to get you business off the ground. Do you have the skills it takes? Knowing what it takes to get your business off the ground! You will split into smaller groups to meet experts in business planning and sales and marketing to give you a taster of how to be your own boss.
To get the most out of these sessions we would recommend attending Part 1 and Part 2, however you can book as individual events.
|Hospility/Catering/Tourism/Retail Industry Insight (6th May, 2021)
|Social Care Industry Insight (TBC)
Event on Tuesday 2nd February from 5.00pm-7.00pm.
To register, please click here:
Cheshire and Warrington Construction Industry Insight Event Tickets, Tue 2 Feb 2021 at 17:00, Eventbrite.
Employers and training providers will be on hand to explain different job roles and pathways into the sector and to answer questions.
The Construction industry is a vast and growing sector. Beyond employment in the well-known trades such as bricklaying, plumbing and plastering there are professional roles in project management, engineering and architecture, and support roles such as client management, HR, Finance and IT. To give a taster for the event, students may like to view this page showing the top 10 jobs people may not have considered in Construction
Students need to register first and a zoom link will be sent.
Digital Day 13th January 2021
On 2nd December 2020 from 6pm – 8pm
will be the last of the #WhatNext events, an Apprenticeship Takeover! This is free and open to all young people across Cheshire and Warrington but is especially aimed at Year 9 – 13. The Apprenticeship Takeover will be hosted on Learn Live, the online platform we used for the virtual careers fairs where students can watch a series of videos and take part in our Live Chat function which is fully moderated allowing them to ask questions safely and directly to employers and apprentices. The purpose of this event is to enable students & parents understand what an apprenticeship is and find out some more from current apprentices about the wide variety of apprenticeships available in the regain. We have created this event in partnership with Ask Apprenticeships and YAAN (Young Apprenticeship Ambassador Network).
The format for event is:
- Welcome from YAAN (Young Apprentice Ambassador Network)
- What is an Apprenticeship? – All About STEM, ASK Apprenticeships
- Let’s hear from Apprentices! Current Apprentices answer your Frequently Asked Questions
- Let’s hear from Employers! Employers bust myths surrounding apprenticeships.
- What employers are looking for!
Apprentices tell us a little bit about their apprenticeship and why they chose it. Hear from apprentices at:
- United Utilities
- John Potts Electrical
- Keir Construction
- Mount Care Home
- Cavendish Nuclear
- Wilsons Hairdressing
- Cheshire East CouncilAnd more…….
How to complete a winning application – All About STEM, ASK Apprenticeships
Warrington Virtual Careers & Education Fair
Register now for the Virtual Careers & Education Fair on Tuesday 6th October, broadcast live at 4pm – 7pm with the opportunity to talk to employers & education providers directly. This event is free and open to all, especially those in Year 9 – Year 11 who we strongly encourage to take part. Click here for more information and to register.
Orford Hub Jubilee Hub Careers Fair
This term a number of year 10 and 11’s attended the annual careers fair at Orford Jubilee Hub. The event had numerous Colleges, training providers and employers in attendance. It was an opportunity to meet tutors and discover what post-16 options are available. Some pupils completed applications and also picked up information which will help them decide the most suitable course for their next steps in the future. The careers service has website, careersforyoungpeople.co.uk, especially for young people in the town to make the most of job opportunities.