Published: Wednesday, 30th Aug 2023

Anyone looking for a career change, apprenticeship or training opportunity, is invited to Bolton’s Skills and Careers Fair at Victoria Square, Bolton from 11am to 3pm on Saturday,16 September.

The event is a great opportunity for job seekers, students, and people aiming to boost their career prospects find out more.

Visitors are encouraged to come and talk to the experts on hand and get advice on their next career steps.

There are more than 20 exhibitor stands featuring a diverse range of training, skills and support including professionals from Ingeus, National Careers Service, BIPC / Build a Business, Connexions Bolton, Bolton College, and the University of Bolton, and there’s even the chance to win a Samsung tablet.

Visitors can get help with:

  • Digital skills and ESOL advice to help with managing money
  • Educational institutions and training providers - answering your questions
  • Taster Sessions - participate in informative workshops to enhance your skills and knowledge
  • Careers guidance - personalised career advice and guidance on CV writing, interview techniques, and more from career coaches and advisors
  • Social enterprise and business start-ups - support with a business idea or how to grow an existing business
  • Win a Samsung Tablet - access the world of the web and apps courtesy of Agilisys

Cllr Zaman, Bolton Council’s Executive Member for Economic Regeneration, said:

“The world’s changing fast and we must all invest in ourselves to keep up with the great opportunities it brings.

“Learning through life helps us keep up with new technology, connects us better with more people, adds to our employability and earning potential and broadens the mind.”

“A modern skilled and diverse workforce also helps attract new businesses investment and powers our local economy.”

“Whether you're a recent graduate, a seasoned professional, or simply curious about the job market come to the skills and careers fair - admission is free, so come and see what great new things you can learn and look forward to a brighter future.”

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