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Big careers event in Huddersfield this week for Year 11 pupils

John Smith's Stadium event will show them options from education to apprenticeships

Apprentice welders being shown the ropes

There will be a major careers fair in Huddersfield this week.

The event will be at the John Smith’s Stadium on Wednesday and Thursday (October 4 and 5) from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

It will be opened by former Huddersfield Giant Eorl Crabtree and has been organised by C&K Careers and Kirklees Council.

It is aimed at Year 11 students and their parents or carers from across Kirklees who are now pondering their next moves in life.

John Smiths Stadium(Image: Huddersfield Examiner)

It will give young people and their parents or carers a chance to talk to a range of representatives from industry, local and regional sixth forms, further education colleges and universities.

They will also be able to find out more about the latest developments in apprenticeships.

Jack Heap, who won three awards from Kirklees College during his apprenticeship with Huddersfield chemical company Syngenta

Comments from last year’s event include “informative and helpful guidance, good to see so many providers in one place.”

Another said: “I wasn’t sure about the next step and the options open to my son, I am much clearer now.

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