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Event for school leavers will highlight training and employment in Exeter

Published: 2 August 2022

Event for school leavers will highlight training and employment in Exeter  Youth Hub Devon

School leavers will have the opportunity to find out about the range of training and employment options available to them at an event in the city centre.

Youth Hub Devon, based in the Exeter Works building in Dix’s Field, will host the event from 11am to 3.30pm on Wednesday 3 August, and Youth Hub Advisors will be on hand for appointments until 6.30pm.

School leavers and young people aged 16-24 years old will be able to speak to employers, training providers and support services at the event. Parents and carers are also welcome to attend.

Organisations currently confirmed to attend are:

  • Academy of Music and Sound
  • Babcock International
  • Building Greater Exeter
  • CSW #focus5
  • Devon County Council Apprenticeship Team
  • Devon County Council Step Forward Team
  • Education Training and Skills
  • Exeter College
  • Exeter Leisure
  • Exeter University
  • Focus Training Group
  • Greenlights
  • Learn Devon
  • The Princes Trust
  • Progressive
  • Proud to Care
  • Taylor Wimpey
  • Train4All
  • Transplant Mastertrain
  • Young Devon

Youth Hub Devon works to help young people aged 16-24 to get the right training, support, and guidance for their future.

The service has already helped over 150 young people into employment or training, and the Youth Hub provides a space that allows young people to truly explore their employment and training options.

Tom Moodey, Youth Hub Support Officer, said: “Young People leaving school might be seeking advice on what their options might be, whether they have made the right choices, or looking at their next steps.

“The school leaver events provide a range of options available to young people, including apprenticeships, different industries they might consider, education options, and support for those who might need some additional help into employment, or training. We look forward to welcoming young people to the event.”

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