4 Reasons To Consider Apprenticeships


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How can we inspire students to think about their career path beyond school?

WorldSkills UK’s Spotlight Talks brings together the UK’s leading employers and apprentices to inspire young people to take up technical career routes and apprenticeships.

Here are 4 reasons why your students should watch WorldSkills UK’s spotlight talks on the 24-25th March 2021.

1. It will inspire your students

During the pandemic, we know we must inspire young people of all backgrounds, giving them access to high-quality careers advice. Spotlight talks exist to help reach young people from all over the UK, providing practical careers advice and pathway ideas for the benefit of your students, employers and the UK economy.

2. Get ‘next steps’ information for students

WorldSkillsUKThe centre of excellence is a fantastic opportunity for your students to hear from, and pitch questions to role models and apprentices across a range of sectors. Sessions include digital, engineering and STEM brands as well as talks from the NHS, Royal Navy and the Science Council. The sessions will help young people to answer:

  1. What are the knowledge and skills I would need to become an engineer?
  2. How do I become a 3D Game designer?
  3. What opportunities are there available across the NHS?

3. The event is really easy to access

Spotlight Talks is an online event and is perfect for both the classroom and learning from home. It is also totally free to attend with a flexible timetable which allows students to tune in to the topics that are of most interest to them!

4. The most popular event!

The previous event received 115,000+ registrations! Almost 80 per cent of educators mentioned that they are now better placed to advise students since attending last year. This event will be broadcast live from 9 AM to 12 PM on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 March 2021.

Register now for free, at bit.ly/SpotlightTalks2

I know what a difference these events can mean to young people. Spotlight Talks are a fantastic opportunity for young people of all ages, especially during these difficult times.

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