Careers and Skills Forum 2020

25 Mar 2020 6:00pm

Don't think Uni is for you? 

Find your calling at our FREE Careers and Skills Forum. This is a great chance to explore training and apprenticeship pathways in Knox.

Event program:

  • hear from inspirational keynote speaker, Peter Hutton, Co-Founder and Director, Future Schools Alliance
  • chat with local businesses from different industries and discover opportunities
  • get advice from training and apprentice officers.

The forum is open to local secondary school students, teachers and parents.

Register by 13 March 2020 and be in the chance to win a door prize.

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Exhibitors 

  • Catten Industries - Sheetmetal Manufacturer - Offering potential work experience and how to apply to become an apprentice
  • Tilley Soaps - Home fragrance, bath and body items manufacturing
  • Coder Academy - Private education - Offering IT short courses, Accredited coding bootcamps and IT/Tech degrees
  • Swinburne University - Education - Offering tailored workshops, monthly resumes, assistance with course selection
  • Knox Leisureworks - Leisure - VCAL opportunities, structured workplace learning and training, casual employment
  • Your Brand Unleashed - Promotional Products and Printing - Offering internships
  • Serco - help with resume writing and getting interview ready. Outsourcing company with jobs in customer service and mobile road safety camera operator roles.
  • Jenbury Financial - prospect of working a services based industry, local employment and secured financial future
  • Headstart - quality assured training through TAFEs and Skills First contracted providers, a tailored pathway for students into careers in priority industries, an opportunity for employers to train and mentor students who are ready for work and have literacy, numeracy and employability skills
  • Academy of Hair and Makeup - training and mentoring through our short courses to get qualified in the hair and makeup industry, work experience on the job at real weddings or events with our teams once qualified and subcontracting jobs within our team.

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