Careers Expo draws more than 100

Nelson and Colne College's Careers Expo attracted more than 100 school leavers and job seekers who learned about apprenticeships, volunteering, traineeships and work placement opportunities.

Nelson and Colne College Careers Expo

The Expo put them in touch with employers and apprentices across a wide range of sectors, and included live apprenticeship vacancies.

Members of the college’s apprenticeship team, careers team and university centre were on hand to provide high quality careers advice and guidance, as well as further information on progression routes to higher education.

More than 30 businesses from a broad selection of employment sectors such as business and professional services, catering and hospitality, childcare, creative and digital, engineering, health and social care and information technology were there on the night, as well as Burnley FC in the Community who offered information on a new traineeship programme that will be delivered in partnership with the college.

Organisations represented at the event included Lancashire Constabulary, Royal Air Force, acdc and East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.