The Herefordshire Skills Show
Promoting Local Opportunities
If you are looking for fresh career/ job opportunities available in Herefordshire…then visit the Herefordshire Skills Show!
In partnership with the Marches Skills Provider Network, The Marches LEP, The University of Wolverhampton, The Careers & Enterprise Company and Herefordshire Council, we aim to make it easier for you to start an exciting new career in one of many different sectors, or to move up the promotion ladder in your existing career. Whether you are looking for the latest apprenticeship vacancies available in your area, simply want to learn more about how Apprenticeships work, or are searching for another form of training opportunity; we can help.
A wide range of employers will be available to chat about their skills and industries, including cyber-security, gaming, engineering, the creative industries, hair and beauty, healthcare, the armed forces and the emergency services. Alongside the employers will be colleges, universities and training providers -, all on hand offering advice and expertise. So speak with those in the know, hear first-hand about their expertise and see how to make it happen for you!
The following organisations have helped to make this event possible
Herefordshire Employers will be attending to showcase a wide range of jobs, roles, careers and opportunities across the county.
Students from the following schools will attend the event during the day, pupils are encouraged to attend later with their parents.
A wide range of staff from Universities, FE Colleges and Private Providers will be attending to offer Information, Advice and Guidance on the support available to help you get on.
There will be interactive skill demonstrations allowing you to try your hand at something different. So experience a variety of different industry sectors in our 'Have-a-go' activities and hear from Local Employers about some of the great opportunities available in Herefordshire.
But the Herefordshire Skills Show is not just about employment opportunities. Learn about the benefits of volunteering and setting up in business with the Princes Trust, Vennture & Young Enterprise
Come to the show and try the Activities, have a go sessions, talk to employers and current apprentices/trainees.
Learn about the fantastic careers and jobs available in Herefordshire.
In attendance and on display
- Avara Food preparation and product demonstrations
- Fire Engine and firefighters
- Army with their equipment and stand
- Drones from the University of Wolverhampton
- Police forensic unit
- Jerry can carry through simulated hatch from a ship
- Air Ambulance - Paramedic – decommissioned air ambulance on trailer, Interactive screens with equipment and mission details
- RAF with equipment
- Hairdressing - Live model and blockhead work
- Police car and forensic team
- Darth Vader and Stormtrooper
- Beans stacking (Timing and Accuracy)
- Farriery Demonstrations
- Navy with stand
- Construction companies with CITB
- Colleges with a range of demonstrations and ‘have a go activities’.
- Sports demonstration
- Nova Training with F1 pit stop challenge and Roadshow
- NHS and Care activities - a range of hospital equipment for students to explore, Body map game, Health fact finding games
- Hydroponics unit, tree health diagnostics, chainsaw, small animals
- Reaction light whack game (highest score wins a prize)
- Rubix cubes
- Online digital marketing general knowledge quiz with prize
- Micro-robot & Sensory Booths
- True or false legal facts
From catering to construction there will be something there for you, with added surprises throughout the day!
Many more organisations are still to be confirmed so please re-visit this page for future updates.