Shropshire Star

Telford skills event puts careers in the spotlight

People planning a future career or a change in job were inspired at a special event in Shropshire.

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The Telford College stand as Molly Rollason from Stourbridge meets Arron Littlewood

The Telford Skills Show gave people of all ages an insight into apprenticeship, employment and training opportunities.

Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust stand – Nicola Reddicliffe, Becky Whitfield, with skeleton Archibold

Employers and training providers from across the region exhibited at the free showcase event at Telford International Centre on Thursday.

From Arthog, Tom Gratton and up the wall is Rio Anderson 16 from Shrewsbury College

Telford & Wrekin Council sponsored the event along with The Careers & Enterprise Company, Integrated Care System (NHS Shropshire Telford and Wrekin), Telford College and Harper Adams University.

The Harper Adams University stand – Alfie Dodman, 16, with Ian Freeman

The show gave people the opportunity to meet employers and find out more in person about apprenticeships, job roles and training they are interested in.

The army stand – Brandon Figg, Luke Roberts and George Alderson

The council’s Job Box team was also on hand to offer advice and guidance and help residents of all ages access education, training and employment.