Careers Convention For Caithness - Assembly Rooms , Wick 12th March 2008
20th February 2008
CAREERS CONVENTION HOSTED BY CAREERS SCOTLAND - THE ASSEMBLY ROOMS WICK ON WEDNESDAY 12TH MARCH 2008 FROM 6.00PM TO 8.30PM
People living in Caithness are being offered expert advice and information on taking the next step in their careers.
The Careers Convention will be held on Wednesday 12th March 2008 in the Assembly Rooms in 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. Pupils from Wick, Thurso 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, police, construction, local apprenticeships, chartered surveyors, plumbing, hospitality, hairdressing, motor industry and many more.
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 with a Careers Scotland Adviser, who use various venues in the Sutherland area.
To find out more about Careers Scotland visit our Web Site at www.careers-scotland.org.uk or contact Maureen Whale at our local office on 01847 896115.
WHO WILL BE THERE?
University of Abertay
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow Metropolitan College
Herriot Watt University
Robert Gordon University
St Andrews University
Stirling University (nursing representatives present)
"Higher Education in Edinburgh" which represents:
Queen Margaret University
Edinburgh College of Art
Glasgow Nautical College
Highland Theological Institute
North Highland College
Scottish Agriculture College
ORGANISATIONS and BUSINESSES
Ackergill Tower, Wick
Construction Industry Training Board
Dentistry - NHS Scotland
Education Culture and Sport
HIE Caithness & Sutherland
Highland Law Practice - solicitors, legal secretary, cashier and paralegal careers
JGC Engineering and Technical Services
Johnson Controls, Dounreay - Modern Apprenticeships
Moray Firth Training Group
Nukem Ltd - Modern Apprenticeships
Occupational Therapists/Social Work
Police - Northern Constabulary
Princes Scottish Youth Business Trust
Rolls Royce - Modern Apprenticeships
Royal Air Force
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
Scottish Electrical Charitable Trust
Scottish Qualifications Authority
SNIPEF - Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers Federation www.snipef.org.uk
Springboard - careers in hospitality, leisure, tourism & travel
The Energy Institute/COGENT
UKAEA, Dounreay - Modern Apprenticeships