Seminars & Workshops

3pm - 5.30pm Employer and Professionals Seminars & Networking, CPD opportunities.

5.45pm -6.30pm Parents and students access specialist careers advice and guidance from impartial Careers Advisers, Colleges, Universities and Training/Apprenticeship Providers.
If you would like to attend any of the below-listed sessions, you must book for each one individually
(including the Networking event) via Eventbrite.
3pm - 5.30pm Seminars/Networking
Continuous professional development has never been any more crucial that in the current times of the changes to the world of work. The seminars will enable you to increase your knowledge, understanding and experiences of the seminar subject areas. They will quality assure that you have high levels of expertise to keep your business or professional skills and knowledge up-to-date.
The information you will be provided with could help to focus your vision to ensure you have a clear direction, strong steering, balanced teamwork and a dedicated practice.
5.45pm -6.30pm seminars & workshops
Parents and young people
Evening Careers Expo and Adult/Parent Workshops (CTTC students): 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Parents/Carers will receive a letter home to book on these workshops)
If you would like to attend any of the below sessions, you must book for each one individually (including the Networking event) via Eventbrite.
Parent seminars and the expo- Now, more than ever, parents and young people have important decisions to make about the future. You can access specialist careers advice and guidance from impartial Careers Advisers, Colleges, Universities and Training/Apprenticeship Providers.
Parents can attend seminars to find out how you can support and guide your child with their career choices but also look at your own career journey and consider all options to gain knowledge of the employment market.
Book your place now on as many Seminars that you can fit in, and don’t miss this incredible opportunity to help you make essential decisions about a career.
Afternoon Seminars: 3pm - 4.40pm
Afternoon Employer/Educator/Careers Professionals Seminars - Held in the 6th Form Common Room.
3.00pm - 3.20pm
(60 spaces available)
Julie Obada and Paul Williams, Stoke and Staffs LEP
Update on the 20 National Careers Hubs.

3.20pm - 3.40pm
(60 spaces available)
South Staffordshire College
The Apprenticeship Levy and the new standards do employers know the new standards and how to employ an apprentice?

3.40pm - 4.00pm
(60 spaces available)
Christian Sayer, Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP
Skills and LEP priorities including the skills gap and upskilling the adult workforce.

4.00pm - 4.20pm
(60 spaces available)
Peter Small, YETI
Employers do you understand the new qualification framework and the new T levels?

4.20pm - 4.40pm
(60 spaces available)
Ruth Forster, Southern Staffordshire Employment & Skills Board
What impacts have there been from employers and educators working together in the local area?
Staff CPD / Twilight Training: 3pm - 5.30pm
External delegates can also book these. Held in Lees Hall.
3.00pm - 3.20pm
(50 spaces available to external delegates)
Sarah Williams, CEO Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce
The importance of skills in our region and how educators and employers can work together to support with this.

3.20pm - 3.40pm
(50 spaces available to external delegates)
Janet Colledge, Director & Company Secretary at National Careers Week
Careers Strategy, Gatsby Benchmarks, Ofsted Requirements (careers is everyone’s responsibility) How can you work with employers to embed into your curriculum subject?

3.40pm - 4.00pm
(50 spaces available to external delegates)
LJ Rawlings, CEO Youth Employment UK
Extracts of case study from CCTC, an impartial picture of careers in other schools, what barriers YP face in securing employment and young professionals? Being a ‘young professional’

4.05pm - 4.25pm
(150 spaces available to external delegates)
Janet Colledge, Director & Company Secretary at National Careers Week
How can employers support schools and colleges to meet Gatsby Benchmarks 4, 5 and 6

4.25pm - 4.45pm
(150 spaces available to external delegates)
West Midlands Apprenticeship Ambassador Network
Learn how apprenticeships can help your business grow and succeed within every sector.

4.45pm - 5.30pm
(150 spaces available to external delegates)
Networking
Food and drinks for delegates and exhibitors in the 6th form Common Room and Tech Room (an opportunity to network whilst being fed and watered!)
Evening Seminars: 5.45pm-6.30pm
Evening Adult / Parent & CTTC Student Seminars and Workshops - Held in Lees Hall.
(Parents/Carers will receive a letter home to book on these workshops)
5.45pm - 6pm
(150 spaces available to external delegates)
Parent presentations x3
Return the letter with your booking confirmation

5.45pm - 6.00pm
(150 spaces available to external delegates)
Janet Colledge
Careers resources for parents to use with your children
Return the letter with your booking confirmation

6.00pm - 6.15pm
(150 spaces available to external delegates)
APM
Advise for adults who want to change their career, upskill, re-enter the job market
Return the letter with your booking confirmation

6.15pm - 6.30pm
(150 spaces available to external delegates)
Stafford Chamber of Commerce
‘How to Start a Business’
Return the letter with your booking confirmation