CoppaFeel! is the first breast cancer charity in the UK to solely create awareness amongst young people. The charity exists to give all young people the best chance of surviving breast cancer, by ensuring that every case is diagnosed early and correctly. To do this, CoppaFeel! drive greater breast awareness in young people, not only giving them the tools to check, but the confidence to seek help if they notice a change, and the reassurance that they are the best advocates for themselves and their health.

For more information, head to coppafeel.org or on social media@coppafeelpeople

SkillsExpo London provides the perfect platform for the people of London to find information on Apprenticeships, Traineeships, and Internships, alongside routes into Further and Higher Education.

  • You can register for the event by clicking the ‘REGISTER’ button above. Registering will give you the opportunity to chat with exhibitors via text chat, watch online video content, as well as download useful resources. The event ‘goes live’ on 3rd November 2021 between 11.00am and 6.00pm.
  • It is recommended that you research exhibitors that you are interested in ahead of the event to ensure you’re prepared with any questions.
  • Please also take a look through our Workshop Schedule. These sessions are either live or pre-recorded and run alongside a live Q&A session.
  • The event is on-demand and available to access for 30 days after the event has taken place. This on-demand period will allow visitors to download information and view content.

Workshop Schedule

TIME COMPANY TITLE DESCRIPTION
11:30 University of Roehampton London Studying for a University degree in London Are you interested in studying for a degree in London and want to know more about the opportunities this presents? If so, attend our webinar hosted by the University of Roehampton in London where we will address some of the common concerns students have about studying in London and also introduce you to our wonderful green campus.
12:00 University of Law Introduction to studying Business at University Find out about what studying Business at university is really like and the different types of business school that are available, as well as explore some business theory.
12:30 Bloomberg Discover apprenticeships at Bloomberg TBC
13:00 Virgin Media Virgin Media Apprentices Come and hear from the Virgin Media Future Careers Team and learn how you can #AmazeYourself with our 2022 Apprentice Opportunities. We’ll give you an insight into life at Virgin Media, what we believe in and find out more about the apprenticeships we have coming and what you could be doing. This webinar will also offer a few tips and tricks to make sure you ace your application - don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime insights!
13:30 Writtle University College Introduction to studying at Writtle University College Interested in studying an Animal, Land or Sport based degree and want to find out more? Established in 1893, Writtle University College has been producing leaders in the land-based industries and organisations for more than 120 years. Join our webinar to find out more about studying on a stunning 150-hectare estate in Essex, that is just a 35 minute train journey from London. We will be discussing campus life, our fantastic facilities, the courses we offer, and much more.
13:30 PwC PwC's opportunities, your personal brand and application skills At PwC we have opportunities to suit everyone, no matter which route you choose, and for most of our roles we consider students who have studied any subject at A Level. Join us on this short 30 min session to learn more about the work PwC does and the opportunities available to you; including insight programmes, school & college leaver roles and degree programmes. You'll hear directly from PwC's Student Recruitment team and meet some recent joiners and current students. On top of that you'll gain insight into PwC's application process and top tips on interviews and your personal brand.
14:00 Met Police Earn a degree by joining the Met Police: An opportunity learn whilst you learn, and make a difference in your city. The way to join the police has changed – before you were able to fill out an application and be selected to join and attend the historic training school at Hendon. Now you have the opportunity to gain a fully funded degree over a 3-year period with “on the job” training. You will learn about the community that you will police within –via Safer Neighbourhoods and attending Emergency Response’s in Police Vehicles.
14:30 Oxford Brookes University TBC TBC
14:30 The Army FIND WHERE YOU BELONG Saving lives. Protecting nations. Safeguarding communities. When you join the British Army, you’ll do something that really matters and belong to something much bigger than yourself.
15:00 Access Creative College Game Art Workshop with Phil Owst Access Creative College will be looking at creating character designs for games. This could also include scenery for games and will be focusing on 2D and 3D design.
15:30 SAE institute Creating a Vocals Effect Chain Thisworkshop will delve into vocal production techniques, looking at creating an effect chain for vocals to enhance width, depth and colour. The workshop will be hosted by SAE London's Audio Programme Coordinator, Antonio De Robertis
16:00 Schroders Schroders Trainee and Apprentice opportunities overview This workshop will introduce Schroders as a business, provide an overview of our apprenticeship and trainee opportunities and outline the recruitment process involved.
16:30 University of Hertfordshire How to choose the right course and university With so many courses and universities to choose from, in this session the University of Hertfordshire will go through what you need to consider when making your final UCAS choices.
17:00 Morley College London Developing your skills at Morley College London Join Morley College London at 5pm for our workshop presented by three of our centre principals representing Chelsea, North Kensington and Waterloo. In this workshop you will discover the possibilities of developing your skills at Morley College London.
17:30 University of Winchester Personal Statement Advice/Tips Join us for a session providing advice about writing your personal statement, no matter the course you're applying for. We will cover statement basics, what admissions teams are looking for, and how to tailor your statement to your chosen subject.

Workshop Schedule


Wednesday 10th February

11.30am

ASK Apprenticeships ‘What is an Apprenticeship and what opportunities are available?

The National Apprenticeship Service explore the main benefits of Apprenticeships and how they should be considered as a real alternative to full time education. 

Discussing the range of qualifications that can be achieved, including Higher and Degree Apprenticeships, the range of sectors in which you can work and learn, the potential job roles; from a Solicitor, Cyber Security expert to a Digital Marketing Apprentice and find out where to start your search and apply.

12.00pm

HMRC Counter Fraud Investigator Apprenticeship

The Counter Fraud Investigator Apprenticeship (CFIA) has been designed in collaboration with government organisations known as 'Trailblazers'. Mapped to the Investigation standards of the Government Counter Fraud Profession, the apprenticeship will present a consistent cross-government approach to assessing standards, and provide an opportunity for individuals to pursue a new career in counter fraud. In HMRC we are closely collaborating with our training team to finalise the curriculum that will be delivered to future apprentices, and are looking forward to starting recruitment under this scheme in 2021.

12.30pm

Croydon College Exploring the World of Work at Croydon College

1.00pm

AstraZeneca Apprenticeships at AstraZeneca

Background about the different apprenticeship options at AstraZeneca and ‘day in the life’ case studies from current apprentices working in different business areas.

1.30pm

JTL Becoming a JTL Apprentice

This presentation provides information, advice and guidance on how to develop a rewarding career in the building services engineering sector, as an electrician or a plumbing & heating engineer, through a JTL Apprenticeship. Average earnings over £32k per year are achievable once fully qualified.

2.00pm

ASK Apprenticeships ‘What is an Apprenticeship and what opportunities are available?

The National Apprenticeship Service explore the main benefits of Apprenticeships and how they should be considered as a real alternative to full time education. 

Discussing the range of qualifications that can be achieved, including Higher and Degree Apprenticeships, the range of sectors in which you can work and learn, the potential job roles; from a Solicitor, Cyber Security expert to a Digital Marketing Apprentice and find out where to start your search and apply.

2.30pm

Trafford Housing Trust Insights into Apprenticeships at THT

Talking to the apprenticeships lead, a current and past apprentice, the Schools Partnership Programme Manager explores apprenticeships at THT with advice for future candidates on how to apply, and succeed in an apprenticeship

3.00pm

SKY Apprenticeships at Sky

We welcome you to join us at 3pm for a workshop at the National Apprenticeship Show to showcase who we are and, why doing an apprenticeship at Sky might be your best move. Take this opportunity to find out about what apprenticeships we offer, our locations, and what benefits you can get for working at Sky. Learn whilst you earn, what’s not to love?

3.30pm

RAF Apprenticeships in the RAF

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has 20+ Apprenticeship roles rated Outstanding by Ofsted and was in the top 10 in the 2020 Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers Award. Apprenticeships are available in a diverse range of careers including aviation operations, engineering, hospitality & catering, and IT, all with great benefits, and a guaranteed job at the end of it.

Not only will you gain a professional qualification as part of a challenging and unique career, as well as getting paid to learn, you’ll get the chance to travel the world, play sport, and perform an important role in the RAF.

4.00pm

The Metropolitan Police Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship

Keeping London safe 24/7. Come and find out more about the fantastic opportunity of joining the Met Police on a degree apprenticeship. This is now the main way for school leavers to join the Met. Get paid from day one, circa 30k per year, earn while you learn – complete an honours degree in professional policing practice, no student debt and no need to take out a loan. Get the benefits of both being a student studying at university and the practical hands on experience of being a Police officer. At the successful conclusion of the degree there are then many exciting options with the organisation that you can explore. Come and talk to us to find out more, applications are open now.

4.30pm

NHS Apprenticeships in the NHS

There are many different apprenticeships available in the NHS, from entry level to degree level. Whether a hands-on patient care role such as podiatrist is for you or something more behind the scenes like accounts assistant, the NHS has a plenty of choice. Our careers lead, Abi Changer, will talk through the options with a live Q&A at the end.

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