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Young people from across Cardiff were given a fl avour of various career opportunities at Wales’ largest careers, jobs, skills and apprenticeship event, SkillsCymru.

The event took place at Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff and saw more than 40 employers attend to showcase the range of career opportunities available within their organisations. Employers included NHS Wales, ALDI, Arts Council of Wales and Wales and West Utilities.

Aerial view of SkillsCymru 2017

In addition, Horizon Nuclear Power were also in attendance to promote its new recruitment programme for Anglesey power plant, which has been predicted to create 850 new jobs. The free event was attended by thousands of young people from schools, further education colleges and work based learning providers across Wales including Ysgol Bryn Castell, Maesteg School, Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr and Ysgol Gyfun Cwm

Rhymni. Virtual reality headsets were a key attraction at this year’s event, which allowed attendees to experience a realistic taste of potential future careers. The Welsh Government’s ‘Have a Go’ equipment enabled young people to use a virtual welder, a JCB simulator and a 3D scanner.

Experts were also on hand to provide information about vocational routes, such as apprenticeships, to employment. Amongst these were

The British

Army, which runs the largest apprenticeship scheme in the UK with more than 8,000 people completing the programme each year. The Army brought along its Oculus Rift VR equipment, which


attendees from the peaks of Snowdonia, to driving a tank, to parachuting out of a plane.

The event in Cardiff was Skills

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SkillsCymru 2017 brings career inspiration to Cardiff

hosted by competition winner Molly May James. Molly interviewed visitors and exhibitors and learnt important television presenting skills to help them progress their ambitions of working in the media sphere. Minister for


Science, Julie James, who attended the event in Cardiff, and was interviewed by Molly said:


is always a huge success and is an important event for young people who want to take an active step in discovering potential career paths.”

SkillsCymru is organised

by Prospects and Cazbah supported by the Welsh Government and part- fi nanced through the European Social Fund. The event is a yearly success with over 10,000 attendees at both Venue Cymru in Llandudno and the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.


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