Monday 16 October 2017

10.00-10.30Catapult your Career at Shop DirectShop Direct At Shop Direct our focus is to become a truly world class digital retailer offering our millions of customers the best and most personalised online shopping experience. To do this we need the very best talent - people who think big and are as excited about shaping the future of digital retail as we are...That’s why we’re investing in the Digital and Technology Solutions Apprenticeship for 2018. Come along to find out more about this brilliant opportunity, we’ll bring to life what it’s like to work for the UKs second largest pure play retailer and you’ll also hear from some of our current Software Engineering apprentices. They’ll be sharing their stories on starting their career in tech with us and share some top tips on what to look for in an apprenticeship and how to stand out in the application process! For more information on Shop Direct check out
11.00-11.30Steps To SuccessQube Learning Grainne McCoy (BBC Apprentice finalist 2016) speaks about motivation being a key aspect of making your dream come true, regardless of any grades you might not achieve! Hard work, determination and knowing that its not all about going to university.
12.00-12.30From AMG to Actros; The Award-Winning Apprenticeship Programme from Mercedes-BenzMercedez BenzCome along to our seminar at the National Apprenticeship Show to find out everything there is to know about being an apprentice with Mercedes-Benz
13.00-13.30Apprenticeships in the ArmyArmyCome along to our seminar where we will be discussing all job roles in the Army. There are 70 different job roles with 200 jobs available. There are oppourtunities not only in technical trade, but in HR and finance aswell. This enables you to use learning credit to enhance career professional development.
14.00-14.30Apprenticeships - why they're the best option not the other optionTotal PeopleAn apprenticeship combines learning with earning. Learners have a proper job with a great employer, and are supported through a programme of learning designed by one of our team to match their needs and the business needs, allowing them to grow, flourish in their careers and gain world-class qualifications whilst earning a wage. There’s no debt with an apprenticeship yet there are opportunities to work towards degree level qualifications.

Find out more about why an apprenticeship is the best option, and why Total People are ‘Leaders in Learning’.
16.15-16:45How your child can do a degree for free? Degree Apprenticeships, Sponsored Degrees and Higher Apprentices explained.All About Group - All About School LeaversTimes are changing. No longer is the sure-fire way to a high flying career, leaving school to go to university and finding the pot of gold. There are now multiple routes for those who want a degree, but don’t see themselves in classrooms for another 3+ years, or who want to avoid the debt trap and earn while learning. AllAboutSchoolLeavers will take you through the options available to your children and the pros and the cons, to give an honest appraisal of post 16 options.
17.00-17.45Essential tips and advice for your first CV and interviewSolvo VirFind out how to write your first CV and how to prepare for a successful interview.

Tuesday 17 October 2017

10.00-10.30The One Manchester ApprenticeOne ManchesterOne Manchester? Who are they?
A housing association? What’s one of those and what apprenticeships can they offer?
This seminar will bust a few myths about apprenticeships and housing associations and introduce you an innovative, growing organisation called One Manchester. You will learn a bit about how we operate and meet some of our current apprentices. You will also be involved in live discussion about how we expect our apprentices to ACT.
11.00-11.30Do you want to work in law?  How to get ahead as a legal apprentice.CILEx Law SchoolInterested in becoming a lawyer? Worried about student debt? Hear first-hand from two of our legal apprentices in the final year of their paralegal apprenticeship. Find out what it’s really like to work in a top U.K law firm!
12.00-12.30Social Media AwarenessThe Skills CompanyOur seminar is going to be on the way we portray ourselves on social media and how this can be viewed by potential employers. We will be encouraging you to think about how your publicly viewable social media accounts could reflect on you in a professional way.
13.00-13.30how to perform well in your first apprenticeship interview’?Rathbone TrainingCome along to our seminar where our recruitment team will be giving in depth hints and tips on the most important parts of an interview. This will include things like body language, what to wear, what questions to ask and how to make a great impression all in time for your first apprenticeship interview.

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