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The Skills Service aims to provide inspiration and raise aspirations for young people's future careers while also helping to develop a rich and relevant talent pool that meets the skills needs of employers and potential employers in the area.

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Ways To Get Involved

You can support the work of The Skills Service in many different ways, from supporting activities in local schools to exhibiting at our annual Careers Show to engaging your staff in skills workshops.

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Mission Possible Careers Show

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Skills Champions

We are looking for local business people to become Skills Champions and pledge support to help us improve the aspirations and economic awareness of young people through our events.

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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships can help businesses across all sectors by offering a route to harness fresh new talent, re-skill existing staff and tackle skill shortages. Find out more with our FAQs on Apprenticeships and step by step guide to taking on an Apprentice.

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Newsletters

We send out regular newsletters to our mailing list providing up-to-date skills news, details of forthcoming events, case studies and other useful information relevant to businesses in the area.

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Case Studies

Mock Interviews

Year 10 students from Ernulf Academy got the chance to develop important life skills, improve their employability and build their confidence with mock interviews which were conducted by volunteers from local businesses. Students sat down with individual employers for a 15-minute mock interview, which closely resembles a real interview. Afterwards, the students received feedback on […]

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Plantworx 2019

Plantworx 2019 at the East of England showground showcased a huge array of exhibitors and demonstrators from the world of construction and rail. Despite the constant wet weather over the course of the three days it ran, spirits were not dampend at all and especially not for the students from Ken Stimpson school in Peterborough. […]

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Meet the Professionals

Year 7 students from Ernulf Academy were treated to a fun and interactive session with a variety local employers where they got to meet professionals from different industries and discover how they got to where they are today and what their different job roles entail. Volunteers from Kier Construction, Wyboston Lakes, Marriott Hotels, NEACO and […]

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