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WorldSkills UK

The nation’s largest skills and careers event will be held on 15-17 November 2018 at the NEC Birmingham. QPHS Year 12 & 13 students are booked for this event on Thursday 15th November!

  • Be inspired by an enormous range of jobs and career pathways on show.
  • Get hands on and Have a Go at a huge selection of skills.
  • Speak directly with hundreds of employers, colleges and training providers.
  • Receive expert careers advice.
  • Hear from motivational speakers about the world of work.
  • See demonstrations from real people doing real jobs.
  • Learn about a wide range of skills, careers, apprenticeships, education, training & more!

Inspirational professionals

As well as access to expert careers advice, amazing national employers and incredible hands-on skills activities, students get to hear first-hand from some inspirational professionals during the Spotlight Stage Talks, including:

Aoife Mannion

Proving that football is not just for boys, learn how one of England's top female football players challenged the gender stereotype to become a professional footballer


The Oscar-winning creative studio behind movies such as Harry Potter and Guardians of the Galaxy will hit the stage with an introduction to the visual effects industry

Grant Hinds

The inspirational YouTuber, gamer, TV presenter, producer and animator is at the forefront of a rapidly changing industry. Hear how he made a career out of something he loves.