Inspirational Careers Event

Millennium Point, Birmingham

Tuesday 25 March 2025 | 9.30am - 3pm

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Where young people get inspired about their future, whether that's further education, training or employment.

About the event

The National Apprenticeship & Education Event – Central in Birmingham, the Midlands is the perfect event for school and college students from year 10+ as well as young adults to find out more about apprenticeships at all levels as well as the educational pathways available to them.

Taking place at Millennium Point in Birmingham, this event welcomes visitors and exhibitors from across the Central Region including Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Nottingham, Leicester, Derby, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford, Staffordshire and Northamptonshire.

Be there. Be inspired!

Our events bring together thousands of Students aged 15+ from schools, sixth forms & colleges, parents, guardians & individuals together with Top UK Employers, Universities, Colleges & Training Providers. Our events provide those all-important face-to-face conversations in a fun and interactive setting.

Teachers and Careers Leaders of age 15+ Students 

  • Your students will meet businesses face to face; discover apprenticeships & how to  access apprenticeship programmes as well as other career routes into work.
  • Your students will get up to date careers advice and guidance on a wide range of future career paths.
  • Your students will get the opportunity to engage with universities, colleges, top UK employers & training providers.
  • Your students will be able to access information on future study options.
  • Your students can discover career opportunities and work experience placements.

Aged 15+

Are you leaving school, sixth form or college?
What are your options?
  • Which University?
  • Do you need apprenticeship advice? Learn more about intermediate to degree level!
  • What’s a T-Level?
  • How does an apprenticeship work with a training provider?
  • What can the regional colleges offer you?

Parents and Guardians of a child, or children, aged 15+

Are they leaving school, sixth form or college?
Do you need to find out more about what comes next?

There’s a lot to discover – all visitors attend our regional events for FREE and get the opportunity to engage with both national and regional businesses to find out more about all career options and pathways available to them. Talks by businesses, interactive engagement like competitions, virtual reality and have a go sessions to get involved with!

Exhibiting at our events

If you’re an employer or provider and would like to discuss showcasing your opportunities, then why not exhibit at one or more of our events?

Contact the Events Team or 0800 023 5407

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These are our Central April 2024 exhibitors

Woodspeen Training

Woodspeen Training is passionate about providing career development and enhancement opportunities to all learners. To…

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The Army

PROTECT THE UK – Protecting the nation and its dependent territories will always be our…

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Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We inspect services…

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Nova Training

Through a socially inclusive approach, we provide high-quality training and support to equip individuals with…

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Mencap supported internship programme supports young people with a learning disability, learning difficulty and /…

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In-Comm Training

Rated by Ofsted as ‘Outstanding’, In-Comm is one of the UK’s leading training providers, working…

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National Minimum Wage: Earned it, Owed it, Been paid it? Almost all workers are entitled…

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BMet is a large Further Education college with three main campuses based in Birmingham: James…

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If you’d love a career in the media, but don’t know how to get the…

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We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the…

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Arden University

Arden University is a leading provider of flexible, online and blended learning, supporting more than…

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Exhibitors are added everyday – follow us on facebook, twitter and instagram for updates on who will be at our Central event.

Book your Visit

It's free to attend and anyone looking for career inspiration and guidance is welcome

Employers and providers promote your career opportunities at our next Central Event.

Book your stand today