Connecting Schools and Business

012 - UniOfWorc (Group Working 2) Focusing on Worcestershire’s key growth sectors, the Connecting Schools and Business programme’s aim is to provide Worcestershire’s employers with a pipeline of appropriately skilled and qualified employees.

Working with schools, young people and employers across Worcestershire, the scheme offers supported work placements and gives businesses the opportunity to advertise placements to those interested in a future career in their sector. Businesses can also deliver informative workshops and talks within High Schools and attend careers events to help Worcestershire’s young people make informed careers choices.

The main website in place to help deliver the programme:

Skills for Worcestershire website available at 

Skills for Worcestershire is the new careers hub website which provides innovative online career support for students, parents and careers’ advisors. The first of its kind in the UK, it provides all the information a young person will need to map out their career pathway. Focused on Worcestershire’s key growth sectors, it highlights the qualifications, work experience and the skills required for different positions.

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