Derbyshire Skills Festival

Derbyshire Skills Festival 2015

Derbyshire Skills Festival is the largest careers information and guidance event for young people in Derbyshire.

The free event is aimed at students aged 15 to 19, including those in year 11 who are considering their options after school, with have-a-go activity sessions for young people to test their skills.

This year it's being held on Thursday 15 September 2016 at:

Queen's Park Sports Centre
Boythorpe Road
S40 2ND

And on Wednesday 21 September and Thursday 22 September 2016 at:

The Roundhouse
Derby College
Roundhouse Road
DE24 8JE

The events will open from 3.30pm to 8pm.

There will also be sessions for young people with special educational needs and disabilities and young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) will also be invited.

The festival is an opportunity for young people leaving school or college or looking for a job with training to talk to the experts and get all the information and guidance they need under one roof.

Visitors to the event will also be able to take part in have-a-go sessions to test their skills and give them an idea what different careers might be like.

Organisations interested in having a stand at the events should contact us for more details, tel: 01629 536545 or email:

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