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Celebrating careers in Plymouth

It's National Careers Week, and so we thought we'd start off with a scene set.

Did you know? 

  • Plymouth is the most significant urban centre south of Bristol with a population of almost 268,000

  • a real economic output of over £5.4 billion

  • a growing workforce of almost 120,000 people

  • The city has the largest naval base in western Europe

  • is home to the UK’s first National Marine Park

  • Plymouth houses the largest manufacturing sector in southern England

  • we have a growing health sector and have one of only 16 critical care teaching hospitals in the UK based here!!

  • Plymouth has internationally significant expertise in marine autonomy and immersive digital.

Plymouth has a lot to be proud of and as we see the economy shifting towards net zero and capitalising on the green industrial revolution, there are some fantastic career opportunities.


Over the next five days, we will be sharing insight into Plymouth's key sectors:

  • Business services

  • Construction and the built environment

  • Creative industries

  • Digital

  • Education and childcare

  • Engineering and manufacturing

  • Green economy

  • Health and social care

  • Marine and defence

  • Public services

  • Tourism, hospitality and retail.

... so do pop back and find out more, and keep an eye on our social accounts PlymLaunchpad or SkillsLaunchpadPlymouth


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