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SkillsCymru -2019 events

Exhibitor showing a female pupil how to use an apparatus

SkillsCymru 2019 – Explore future skills and get work ready at THE careers, jobs, skills and apprenticeship events for Wales.

Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff 9-10 October 2019

Venue Cymru, Llandudno 16-17 October 2019

Book your visit for free now for the Cardiff event and Llandudno event.

What is SkillsCymru?

SkillsCymru are Wales' largest skills, career and apprenticeship events. They are highly interactive, with over 100 exhibitors available to meet and talk to. They will be fully prepared to provide information about the huge range of careers, training and advice available in Wales.

Who is SkillsCymru for?

SkillsCymru is aimed at pupils and students in Years 10,11,12 and 13 as well as their parents and teachers.

Who will be there?

Over 100 companies and organisations will be there to inspire and motivate you face-to-face and tell you about careers you may have never considered. This will include employers with job and apprenticeship opportunities, colleges and universities, and career sector organisations who can help you understand what you need to do to get your dream career.

Find out more about the exhibitors on Prospects events.

Why should you visit?

As well as highlighting a huge range of opportunities for young people, SkillsCymru is a brilliant day out. With interactive features, hands-on demonstrations and fun activities, you can explore careers, jobs and training across Wales and beyond.

If you want to learn new skills or discover your hidden talents look out for the: 

  • Get Skilled Stands
  • The Ambassador Hub
  • The Careers Hub
  • The Live News Board

Whatever your ambitions, SkillsCymru will inspire and motivate you to explore your career options in a new way.

  • Take part in lots of hands on activities and demonstrations
  • Explore the skills you will need for your future career
  • Get work ready with CV advice, interview tips and one-to-one guidance
  • Apply for jobs and apprenticeships
  • Speak to our Ambassadors to find out about their career journeys

Family Open Evening events

Both events are open for families and individuals for one evening, so if you can't make it in the day, make sure you pop these dates in the diary.  

Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wednesday 9 October 2019, 4.00pm-6.30pm - Families book here for Cardiff event

Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Wednesday 16 October 2019, 5pm-7pm - Families book here for Llandudno event

Advisers working on the post-education service Working Wales, will also be present during the evening events. 

To find out more visit Prospects Events.