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Next week at Skills Launchpad Plymouth - w/c 10 June

Skills Launchpad Plymouth have another busy week, to help support you in your journey to find skills, training and employment.

To save you scrolling through too many posts, here's a breakdown of what's on and when.

Monday  (open to anyone 16+)

  • Welcoming Plymouth Jobs and Training Drop-in, 11am to 1pm If you would like to learn more about tourism, hospitality, retail or leisure, why not pop in and chat to James, our Sector Co-ordinator. He will be joined by training provider On Course South West and key employer Crown Plaza. You will be able to discuss all the latest opportunities to work or train for a career in Plymouth's growing visitor economy. No need to book, just pop in!

  • Sector Drop-in Sessions, 10am to 2pm: Mondays are our dedicated day for anyone interested in health and social care, or the hospitality, retail and tourism sectors. Drop in and chat to our coordinators Jack and James to find out more. You can learn more about the sectors themselves, and how you can gain skills and qualifications to support your work journey. With a huge variety of job roles available in our city, this is the perfect way to get started!

Tuesday  (open to anyone 16+)

  • Sector Drop-in Sessions, 10am to 2pm: Tuesdays are focussed on those interested in the construction and built environment, and the green economy. This is a great chance to talk to our coordinators Morven and Jas about skills and training opportunities in our area. They will be on hand to discuss everything, from the type of jobs available within the sectors, to skills and training opportunities available.

  • Aged 19+? The National Careers Service offer pre-booked appointments for help with developing CVs, cover letters, and general careers advice.

Wednesday (Youth Hub delivery for 16 to 24-year-olds)

  • 1:1 Youth Hub appointments, 10am to 2pm with our Coordinator Rhianne. She will be on hand to chat to you about skills, training, education and jobs. They are also a fountain of knowledge on apprenticeships and supported internships!

  • Our Youth Hub Work Coaches from the Jobcentre will be meeting people for pre-booked appointments

  • Hollie from the Prince's Trust will be available to discuss upcoming opportunities.

Thursday (Youth Hub delivery for 16 to 24-year-olds)

  • Find Your Future, 12pm to 2pm

  • Our Youth Hub Coordinators Rhi and Abi, have cleared their diaries between 12-2pm to support any care experienced young people in need of a chat and some direction. There’s no pressure to sign up to anything. It’s just a chat, and you can bring a friend or your PA. Pop in and give it a try.

Don't Miss:

Applying to Arts University Plymouth - Online

Monday 10 June, 3pm to 4pm

If you, or someone you know are looking to study a creative degree, we recommend logging on to the online Applying to Arts University Plymouth Drop-in event. 

You can get advice from the admissions team on the application process, student finance, and how to submit your portfolio. Their knowledgeable staff will be waiting on Google Meet to answer any questions you might have about UCAS, entry requirements, interviews and more! All over video or live chat.

Don't worry if you miss this one, this event repeats every Monday between 3-4pm!

To register, click here

University of Plymouth – Online talks 

Trying to find the right course for you and learn about student life can sometimes be tricky. The University of Plymouth’s outreach team has several electronic resources and online talks that you can dip into at a time to suit you. The talks cover a wide range of topics giving an insight into Higher Education, including finance, student budgeting and choosing a course.

To find out more, click here

City College Plymouth Access to HE Taster Sessions

If you’re aged 19+ and interested in progressing on to university, an Access to HE course could be the perfect route if you haven’t yet gained a level 3 qualification (think A Levels, a BTEC or an Advanced Apprenticeship).

The College offers Access to HE courses in a wide range of subject areas, including Health, Science, Social Work, Counselling, Engineering, Education, Humanities & History, Social Science, Computing, Art, Creative Industries, Business, and more, and these Taster Sessions offer a small sample of some of the subjects featured in the courses.

When: Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 June (different subject areas and times apply – see below)

Where: Kings Road Plymouth, PL1 5QG

Time: Various between 10am and 5.30pm across the two days

Booking / details: click here

We hope this post has simplified things for you. We've also included some quick links below if you're looking for anything in particular:


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