Information for Schools

Somerset County Council and the South Somerset 14-19 Partnership are pleased to be able to bring you TWO dates this year for their Somerset Careers Fairs, taking place in Taunton and in Yeovilton:

Wednesday 9th October 2019 – at the County Cricket Ground, Taunton TA1 1JT
Tuesday 12th November 2019 – at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, Ilchester BA22 8HT

These events are the biggest of their kind in the region and both will Fairs will feature over 70 exhibitors, including the Armed Forces, Universities, FE Colleges, Employers and Training Providers.

It’s a great opportunity for young people to speak to the experts, find out about and explore different career paths and discover future opportunities. Both Fairs will also include our ‘Choices for Life’ zone aimed at supporting those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

The event is FREE to attend and is open to school groups from 9.30am 3.00pm – there are no restrictions on the number of students you can bring, in fact we encourage you to bring whole year cohorts.

In addition, the Careers Fair will be open to students/school staff/parents from 4 – 7pm and the evening sessions will also include an Apprenticeship Recruitment Information Fair – with many local employers promoting Apprenticeships and where current Apprenticeship vacancies information will be posted.

If you would like your school and students to take part in this fantastic event, please request a booking form. Schools will be offered 1 – 1½ hr time slots and these will be allocated on a first come first served basis so get your booking in quick.

For more information please email

or contact Julie Young – email: – 07977 401897 / Sarah Johnson – 07714 396346