Inspirational Careers Event

Salford Community Stadium, Manchester

Thursday 13 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 – Northwest in Manchester 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 The Salford Community Stadium in Manchester this event welcomes visitors and exhibitors from across the North Region including Greater Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Lancashire, Cheshire and Merseyside.

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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Industry Event Partners

Thank you to our event partners for making our events inspirational.


These are our Northwest March 2024 exhibitors

Exhibitors are added every day. Follow us on facebook, twitter and instagram for updates on who will be at our Northwest event.


We’re wonderfully different at Aldi because we do things our way, making us one of…

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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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We are AutoRaise, an Automotive Industry charity. We represent a hands-on creative trade with great…

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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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Build the future you imagine, your way. What if we used our thinking power to…

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

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HSBC is one of the world’s largest, most diverse international banking and financial service organisations.…

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Jet2 have a range of Apprenticeship roles to support you to develop the skills needed…

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KPMG in the UK, part of a global organisation of independent firms, offers Audit, Consulting,…

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MAG Airports

MAG is the UK’s largest airport operator, connecting 54+ million passengers annually via Manchester, London…

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Unlocking Futures with Morrisby: Your Pathway to Success An award-winning careers guidance company backed by…

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Rate My Apprenticeship is dedicated to helping young people consider their career options after school or college.…

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Salford City College

Apprenticeships at Salford City College are an award-winning, leading training provider in Greater Manchester, operating…

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The Army

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

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Train’d Up

Since company formation in 2004 Train’d Up has fast become a nationally recognised centre of…

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We inspire people from all backgrounds to find their purpose and rise to their full…

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Woodspeen Training

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

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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 North Event.

Book your stand today