These events, taking place around Greater Manchester, will give you a great opportunity to seek further advice and boost your career prospects. The Hub will have a presence at many of these events so keep your eyes peeled and don’t miss out!


Bolton Furtures4Me Event

Bolton Furtures4Me Event

Venue: Bolton College, Deane Road Campus, BL3 5BG

3.30pm - 7.00pm, Monday 7th October 2019


Drop in anytime after school – we look forward to seeing you there!


School Leavers Open Event!

School Leavers Open Event!

Venue: Salford City College, City Skills, Lissadel Street, M6 6AP

5.30pm - 7.30pm, Monday 14th October 2019

Come and chat to us about undertaking an apprenticeship!



Job Gym Jobs Fair!

Job Gym Jobs Fair!

Venue: Job Gym, Mantra Learning, Greengate, Middleton, M24 1RU

10.00am - 12.00pm, Wednesday 16th October 2019

– 20 Employers

– Career Opportunities

– 2 Hours Jobs Fair

– Free Parking



Degree Apprenticeships: Aspire, Apply, Achieve 2019

Degree Apprenticeships: Aspire, Apply, Achieve 2019

Venue: Apprenticeships Unit - Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School, M15 6BH

4.00pm - 6.00pm, Wednesday 16th October 2019

Degree Apprenticeships: Aspire, Apply, Achieve

Is a programme of four workshops aimed at supporting upper sixth/year 13 students through the application and selection process for degree apprenticeships. During the programme, each themed workshop will prepare students with writing online application forms, CVs, interview techniques as well as the opportunity to apply for a fictional apprenticeship. Participants will then be invited to attend the final session which will focus on a mock-assessment centre.

The programme will start in October, with one workshop per month until January. Completers of the programme will then be perfectly placed to engage with employers during the busy apprenticeship recruitment period.


Workshop 1  |  Wednesday 16th October: An introduction to Apprenticeships

  • Introduction to the programme – how MMU/college can support you
  • Understanding different levels of apprenticeships
  • Application timeline- when jobs become available
  • Common subject areas
  • Finding vacancies
  • How to Apply
  • Thinking about the importance of work experience

Workshop 2  |  Wednesday 13th November: Application workshop – How to write a successful CV and How to approach writing an online application form 

  • Application workshop – Writing a successful CV and covering letter
  • Gain one-to-one advice on your CV
  • How to approach an online application form

Workshop 3  |  Wednesday 11th December: Application workshop – Preparing for Interviews and Assessment Centres


Delivered by IBM, the largest technology employer in the world

  • Introduction to assessment centres and what to expect
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Types of questions
  • How to prepare for the day
  • Body language


Workshop 4  |  Wednesday 22nd January: Mock-assessment centre & Reflective feedback session

The best preparation for the real thing is to practice! Take part in our mock-assessment centre and receive detailed feedback on the areas in which you impressed/need to improve.

  • Mini-presentation
  • Group tasks
  • Mock-interview
  • Personal feedback provided



Hopwood Hall College Open Day

Hopwood Hall College Open Day

Venue: Hopwood Hall College, Rochdale Road, Middleton, M24 6XH, M24 6XH

4.00pm - 7.00pm, Thursday 17th October 2019

The Perfect way to experience life at Hopwood Hall first hand, tour our campuses and speak to our tutors is to stop by our open days.

Our ambitions are as big as yours are, just come and see…

  • Thursday 17th October 4pm – 7pm
  • Saturday 2nd November 10am – 1pm
  • Thursday 21st November 4 – 7pm

Visit Middleton Campus for:

Access to HE • Accounting • Animal Management • Applied Science • Apprenticeships • Brickwork • Building Maintenance • Business • Carpentry & Joinery • Computer Science • Education & Training • Electrical Installation • Electrical & Mechanical Engineering • Fitness Academy • Health & Social Care • Higher Education • Motor Vehicle • Multi-skilled • Painting & Decorating • Performing Arts • Plastering • Plumbing • Security Alarms • Skills for Life • Sport • Sports Science • Travel & Tourism • Uniformed Public Services • Veterinary Nursing

Visit Rochdale Campus for:

Apprenticeships • Art & Design • Dental Nursing • Early Years • ESOL • Fashion with Textiles • Games Development • Graphic Design • Hair & Beauty • Health & Social Care • Higher Education • Hospitality & Catering • Media Production