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Careers Convention At Assembly Rooms, Wick

22nd February 2006

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People living in Caithness are being offered expert advice and information on taking the next step in their careers.

The Caithness Careers Convention will be held on Wednesday 8th March 2006 in The Assembly Rooms Wick and will offer people of all age's comprehensive information on careers, employment, training and education.

The event, organised by Careers Scotland in Thurso, will bring universities, colleges, training providers and employers all under one roof.

More than 40 organisations and businesses will be at the event which will run from 6.00pm to 8.30pm. Hundreds of pupils from Thurso, Wick and Farr High Schools are expected to attend, and people from the wider community are invited to the event including parents/carers and adults who are looking for ideas and support.

Each exhibitor will have their own display area and attendees will be free to visit as many organisations as they want, talk to their representatives and take home information and advice. A wide range of courses, jobs and training opportunities will be represented across many sectors including the armed services, engineering, forestry, childcare and the NHS.

All fourth, fifth and sixth-year pupils in the area will receive a Workbook to help them prepare and make the most of the Careers Convention.

Programmes will also be available for those who want to turn up on the day. This gives a floor plan and reference guide to make it quick and easy to locate the people to whom you want to talk.

Careers Scotland advisers will also be on hand to provide impartial careers information, also information on the wide range of career planning services that Careers Scotland can offer to help individuals achieve their career goals and aspirations. Visitors can make a follow up appointment at the Careers Scotland Centre in Thurso, Careers Scotland also use various venues in the Wick area.

To find out more about Careers Scotland visit our Web Site at www.careers-scotland.org.uk or contact our local office on 01847 895310.

Exhibitors -

Aberdeen College
Cardonald College
Glasgow Nautical College
Highland Theological Institute
Inverness College
School of Forestry
Scottish Agricultural College
Glasgow Metrolpolitan College
James Watt College
Aberdeen University
The University of Abertay, Dundee
The University of Edinburgh
Glasgow University
Glasgow Caledonian University
Heriot Watt University
Napier University, Edinburgh
Queen Margaret University College
The Robert Gordon University
St Andrews University
Stirling University
Strathclyde University
Construction Industry Training Board
Ackergill Tower
COGENT Sector Skills Council
Caithness General Hospital
Highland Council: Community Education,
Occuptational Therapist
Princes Scottish Youth Business Trust
LEAD: Learning, Education and Disability
Johnson Controls
Springboard
RWE Nukem
The British Army
Royal Navy
Royal Air Force
Rolls Royce and Associates
Caithness and Sutherland Enterprise
Moray Firth Training
Caithness Archaeological Trust
Scottish Childminding Association
Rolls Royce Vulcan
SECTT Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust
UKAEA apprentice training

 

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