18th October 2017
Skills Northern Ireland is a new, interactive and inspiring two day event for 14-19 year olds and the teachers, parents and influencers that help them make their future job and career choices. The event will connect talented young people with job, career and skills opportunities across Northern Ireland.
Be part of an extraordinary careers and skills event!
Get Skilled Stands
Around the event are dedicated Get Skilled Stands offering you 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.
Presented in a gallery style area within the event, this feature will showcase products created by individuals as part of their job or training, representing some of the organisations and companies from the wide selection of key industry sectors exhibiting. Head over and be inspired by the range of products young people in Northern Ireland have created.
Examples of creations we have had in the past include; a wooden roofing model, re-finished car panel, mini steel bulldozer model, hairdressing mannequins, handmade surfboard with various textiles, dentures and orthodontic appliances and a 3D theatre model, to name a few.
This Careers Hub is an area is where you get the chance to have one to one advice from the experts. Topics including careers advice, interview skills, volunteering and starting your own business. Bring IT On will be at stand number 49 – call by and find out about the opportunities in the IT industry in Northern Ireland
The Skills Theatre showcases local talent and can include dance, drama, music, cookery, hair dressing and floristry.
Live Opportunities Board
The Live Opportunities Board aims to provide you with the chance to find out about current vacancies available in Northern Ireland including, job vacancies, volunteer opportunities, traineeships, apprenticeship schemes and any other opportunities. The exhibitors post these vacancies on the Live Opportunities 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!