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Festival of Skills and Opportunities

Festival of Skills and Opportunities

The 2017 Festival of Skills and Opportunities (FOSO) is hosting a range of events to help local people of all ages find their next course, job or career path. Over 50 local employers and local education providers will be on hand to guide you. Last year over 3500 people attended FOSO events, which are all free to attend. Please contact us if you would like more information. We look forward to seeing you.

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Event Date  Time  Venue  Details 
Open Doors Thursday 14 September  1pm to 6pm  The Baths Hall, Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe, DN15 7RG. Over 50 local employers will be there to speak with local jobseekers and those looking to forge new career paths.
Graduate Speed Networking Wednesday 4 October  10am to 1pm Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe, DN16 1AB.  Come along if you are a graduate who would like to be matched with a local employer for an eight-week placement.  

 John Leggott Open Event Saturday 7 October 10am to 2pm John Leggott College, West Common Lane, Scunthorpe DN17 1DS. Come and see the campus, meet the subject tutors and get a taste of the amazing range of courses on offer.

Women Returning to Work  Thursday 12 October 10am to 2pm The Baths Hall, Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe, DN15 7RG. The Women Returning to Work event will provide all the information you need to get back into work following a career break or after having a baby.

Careers Event  Tuesday 17 October 8am to 4pm The Baths Hall, Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe, DN15 7RG.  Invitation only for secondary schools. Get career advice and information about further education to help you make decisions about your future. 

North Lindsey College Open Event Thursday 19 October   4.30pm to 7.30pm North Lindsey College, Kingsway, Scunthorpe, DN17 1AJ.  

Come and see first hand what North Lindsey College can offer. 
This Ability Event Friday 20 October 7.45am to 10.30am  Scunthorpe United Football Club, Glanford Park, Jack Brownsword Way, Scunthorpe, DN15 8TD.

An event for businesses to reduce myths of employing disabled people, and to sign up to the disability confident register.
Women in Manufacturing and Engineering Event

Saturday 21 October  10am to 3pm Humber UTC, Carlton Street, Scunthorpe, DN15 6TA. Women of all ages are invited to come along and find out how to forge a rewarding career for themselves in this area.
Apprenticeship Event  Thursday 26 October  9.30am to 12.30pm  The Pods, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe, DN16 1AA. Those looking for a specific apprenticeship are invited to come along between 9.30am and 12.30pm to speak with local businesses and education providers and find out about current and upcoming vacancies.

Discover  Saturday 28 October  

10am to 4pm The Pods, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe, DN16 1AA.
This fun, interactive day highlights the vast range of careers available to children in our area and aims to inspire them through different challenges and games.

Watch the video to find out more.

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Page last updated: 23/10/2017