News and Events

Here you'll find information about our latest news and events. 


Snowdonia hotel inspires the future workforce.   

Young people have been given a taste of the Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure industry in North Wales this week in a hands-on workshop, organised by Careers Wales.


Young entrepreneurs put to the test at Business Class CRE8 event   

Teams of year nine pupils from local schools have taken part in a series of business challenges at a Careers Wales event held at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s (UWTSD) new £350 million SA1 Swansea Waterfront development.


Choose Your Future Wrexham   

More than 400 pupils from Wrexham, 40 employers and 6 training providers gathered at the Sports hall at Glyndwr University recently for the 'Choose Your Future' Wrexham event.


Choose Your Future Apprenticeships   

More than 700 pupils from the Gwent valleys, 38 employers and 12 training providers gathered at Risca Leisure Centre recently for the first ever Choose Your Future Apprenticeship event held in the region.


Welsh employers recognised for valuable careers support for young people   

More than 50 Welsh companies have been recognised for helping school pupils across Wales prepare for their future careers.  


Valued Partner Award recognises the important contribution made by employers  

The Valued Partner Award recognises the important contribution made by those who consistently step up to support the workforce of the future.


Cardiff and Vale College wins Careers Wales Mark for its commitment to employability.   

The College has achieved the Careers Wales Mark. The award is designed to recognise a commitment to continuous quality improvement in educational institutions to meet the Welsh Government’s requirements set out in the Careers and World of Work: a framework for 11 to 19-year-olds.


School pupils put to the test in Business Class robot challenge  

Teams of pupils from schools in Torfaen and Monmouthshire took part in a series of business challenges at a Careers Wales event held at Eden Education Centre in Abertillery.


First ever apprentice role created for boy from Abergynolwyn thanks to Careers Wales   

A boy from Abergynolwyn who was on an alternative education programme from the age of 14 has secured his dream job thanks to Careers Wales.


Swansea pupils sample future jobs through VR   

More than 3,000 Swansea pupils have been learning about potential future career options at an event hosted at the Waterfront Museum and Swansea’s LC2 leisure centre.


Jobs of the future showcased to pupils as part of new #FutureWorkWales campaign  

A group of Cardiff pupils hear all about the jobs, skills and industries of the future at an event hosted by Careers Wales at Cardiff Metropolitan University’s FabLab


Careers Reward for Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen

A secondary school in Gwynedd is celebrating after winning the prestigious Careers Wales Mark for the first time.


Number of Welsh school-leavers known to be NEET at six-year low

The number of Welsh school-leavers who are known to be NEET is at a six-year low, according to new research published today by Careers Wales.  


Pupils with additional learning needs find out about future careers

North Wales pupils were invited to attend a careers event at Ysgol y Gogarth, Llandudno, this week to find out about the different career opportunities available to them after leaving school.  


Bassaleg School friends land Lloyds apprenticeships with help from Business Class programme   

Two 16-year-old friends and former Bassaleg School students have been offered apprenticeships with Lloyds Bank, thanks to a unique partnership between the business and the school.


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Choose your Future -Bangor, Tŷ Menai, Parc Menai, Bangor.

Time:  3.30 - 7.00

Aimed at: 14-18 year olds from Anglesey, Gwynedd and Conwy 

An interactive careers and skills festival.  From job trends to apprenticeship opportunities, come and find out more!


Choose your Future -Ceredigion, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth University

Time: 9.00 - 4.00

Aimed at: Years 9 -13 from schools and colleges across Ceredigion

From education, career, employment, apprenticeships and volunteering opportunities – come and find out more!


Skills Cymru, Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli, SA14 9UX

Time: 21st -10.00 - 6.30 21st & 22nd - 10.00-3.00

Aimed at: school and college pupils across Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. 

We're teaming up with Coleg Sir Gâr and the Welsh Government, Carmarthenshire County Council and Castell Howell Foods to bring some of West Wales' biggest employers, colleges and training providers together at SkillsCymru Carmarthenshire, a careers event at Parc Y Scarlets in Llanelli.


Choose Your Future Powys Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells

Time: 10.00 - 3.30

Aimed at: Young people from across Powys

Exhibitors from a wide range of sectors will be present on the day representing universities, colleges, private and public sector employers and the voluntary sector, giving young people the opportunity to hear from industry experts first hand.


Choose Your Future Apprenticeships Work! Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Rd, Cardiff

Time: 10.00 - 2.30

Aimed at: Year 10, 11 and 6th Form school pupils and Further Education college students from Cardiff and The Vale of Glamorgan.

Careers Wales are pleased to invite you to our Apprenticeships Work Fair - an interactive careers event focusing on informing young people of the variety of Apprenticeship opportunities available across a broad range of sectors.

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