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Future Opportunities Evening

5.30pm – 7.00pm


Our annual Careers Fair called Future Opportunities Evening is a fantastic event to investigate your career journey in a positive way.  We are delighted to host a vast array of local, regional employers, training providers and post 16 Further Education and Higher Education establishments.


The aim of the evening is to enable pupils and their parents/carers to find out more about specific occupations and possible career paths, as well as further and higher education opportunities.


This event is ideal for:


Year 7 & 8– it helps pupils develop and link ideas about preparation, exploration of professions and different industries.


Year 9 – explore ideas for your future career pathways as in Spring next year there will be GCSE options to be chosen and this career fair encourages the first steps of that all-important journey towards finding the job, profession and life that will make them happy.


Year 10 – Looking into their options for Work experience and Post 16 and exploring whether that will be A levels, T Levels, Vocational, International Baccalaureate or an apprenticeships


Year 11 – Ideal for looking for an Apprenticeship employer or deciding about their next steps.


Parents and Carers – For supporting your young person or for adults interested in their own career progression or changing careers.


Organisations currently booked and list is growing:

  • Active Torridge Ltd
  • Army
  • Arts University Plymouth
  • Berrys Business Services Ltd 
  • Bideford College
  • Bluesoup
  • Bond Oxborough Phillips
  • Brend Hotels
  • Callywith College
  • CMTG Group (Beran Instruments/Helitune)
  • Duchy College/Bicton College/Cornwall College
  • Eurofins ETC
  • Evolve Care Group
  • Exeter College
  • Faculty of Health - Plymouth
  • Greenfield Engineering
  • Group Training and Development
  • Jayne Poole Photography
  • John Walker – Independent Careers Advisor
  • Kingsley School
  • Krempel
  • Lely Center Holsworthy
  • Lineal Software Solutions
  • NSSW
  • Queen Elizabeth's 6th Form
  • Petroc College
  • Royal Navy / Royal Marines
  • Shebbear College
  • Skern Training and Skills
  • TCi (GB) Ltd
  • The Northam Care Trust
  • The Plough Arts Centre
  • Torridge District Council
  • Torrington Dental Practice
  • West Buckland School


If you are part of a business or organisation that would like to be at our event to advertise and celebrate your industry or perhaps you are looking to develop your future workforce with apprenticeships, please do get in touch Mrs Leonard Careers & Employer Engagement Officer,

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