Somerset Careers Fair
Sparking the imagination of thousands
Wednesday, 9th October 2019 @ The Somerset County Cricket Ground, Taunton
Tuesday, 12th November 2019 @ The Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton
This fantastic event is back for 2018 bigger and better than before and now with two dates for the diary. The Somerset Careers Fair has become a firm favorite and this year we hope to raise the aspirations and spark the imagination of thousands.
About the event
The Somerset Careers Fair is brought to you by the South Somerset 14 – 19 Partnership and has become the biggest event of it’s kind in the region. With over 70 exhibitors including the Armed Forces, FE Colleges, Universities, Training Providers and Employers this event is a great opportunity to meet, talk to the experts and explore & discover future career opportunities.
This year we have two events in two locations:
Wednesday, 9th October @ The Somerset County Cricket Ground, Taunton
Tuesday, 12th November @ The Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton
The event is free to attend and will be open to schools between 9.00am – 3.00pm and then open to the general public from 4.00pm – 7.00pm
In addition we have a ‘Choices for Life’ zone at both events, which is aimed at supporting those with Special Needs, and an ‘Apprenticeship Information’ Fair at Yeovilton, which forms part of the evening session and runs from 4pm – 7pm.
The Somerset Careers Fair is perfect for those looking at future choices, next steps into a career or change of career direction.
New for this year and only at our Yeovilton event is the introduction of the Somerset Armed Forces Covenant Careers Fair.
‘Wessex Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association (RFCA) are working in partnership with Somerset Careers Fair for the first time to bring you, the Somerset Armed Forces Covenant Careers Fair. This event is open to the local community and the local Armed Forces Community.’
‘ We have engaged with National and Regional employers, that have pledged their support to the Armed Forces Community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant, these employers are supportive and happy to engage with Service Leavers, Veterans, Reserves, Services Spouses, Cadets and Cadet Forces Adult Volunteers.’
Organisations taking part:
Electus Recruitment Solutions
Yes Mortgage Services Ltd
The Warrior Programme
Candlelight Homecare Services Limited (Candlelight Care)
6 Rifles Reserve Unit
Save our Soldier
Thinking of coming to one of our events?
It would be great to see you there.
Both our events are open to the public from 4pm – 7pm and are FREE to attend, no need to book just turn up.
It’s a perfect opportunity if you are:
- a parent looking for information to support your young person, whether they are making option choices or deciding which route to take next . We know how difficult it is to get the right information so come and speak to the experts to help navigate that minefield.
- a young person unsure of your choices and the types of career you might be interested in, it’s a great opportunity to broaden your career thinking and discuss different career possibilities.
- already in employment and looking for that next-step, challenge or change of career direction, come along and see what progression routes are available
If you would like more information please contact us
Info for Schools
Info for Exhibitors
Choices for Life
“Yarlington are proud to be the headline sponsor of this year’s Somerset Careers Fair at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovilton. Yarlington is a leading provider of housing in the south west and through its subsidiary Inspired to Achieve, supports customers into employment, education and training. At Yarlington we believe it’s really important that young people are aware of all the options available to them. Fairs like this provide a fantastic opportunity for students and jobseekers to access advice and guidance in one place to help make that next step and reach their potential.”
Tel: 07714 396346
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