Autumn Half Term Roundup

Date: October 31, 2022
Categories: 11-15 | 16-18 | 19-24 | 24+ | Featured

Welcome to the GMACS Half Term Roundup for the Autumn Term 2022. We hope you’ve all had a happy and productive half term and enjoyed your break!

As we look ahead to the next half term we wanted to spend a bit of time here on the GMACS blog looking at some of the events and opportunities you can look forward to in the next few months.

So, read on to get a taste of the careers and skills events and opportunities you could take part in.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and Instagram for more – and explore the different sections of GMACS to see what’s on in your area.

German Careers Roadshow with the Goethe Institute

Interested in a career using German? Don’t miss the Goethe Institute’s careers roadshow on the 2nd November at the University of Manchester. This day will be packed full of presentations, workshops and information stalls all aimed at helping you take the next (or first!) step in your career using German language skills.

Balfour Beatty’s “In the Industry” Webinar Series

Balfour Beatty are leading weekly webinars every Thursday at 10am from the 3rd November until January 2023. Join them to hear about careers in a huge range of areas including health and safety, site management, the environment and much much more!

Green Careers Week @ EQUANS

Similarly, if you’re interested in green careers within the construction industry, don’t miss EQUANS’ events on the 9th November. These webinars will include info about the UK’s net zero strategy and how the construction industry can help support this.

Speakers For Schools World Cup of Careers Virtual Boot Camp

Starting to feel like you might have caught World Cup fever? Speakers for Schools are running a World Cup of Careers series of virtual sessions from the 14th to the 25th November. They’re not just about football – meet journalists, entrepreneurs, equality and diversity professionals, community engagement professionals – all in one place. Check it out at the link below.

Future You: supporting young people

If you’re aged between 18 and 24 and not in education, employment or training, check out the Future You programme. They provide a mix of practical and wellbeing support with a dedicated mentor. You could get help with learning new skills, finding a job, career planning, and any other kind of specialist support.

Arts Emergency Mentoring

For those aged between 16 and 18 and interested in careers in the arts, the Arts Emergency mentoring scheme is a great opportunity you should check out. You could get a year of one to one support from a trained mentor who works within the creative industries.

Speaking Out Could Save A Life

The Speaking Out Could Save A Life campaign is all about ending knife crime in Greater Manchester. If you’re concerned about yourself or someone you know, click the link below to find out how to find support and report your concerns.

Skills Bootcamps

Skills Bootcamps Greater Manchester offers free training to everybody aged over 19 and living or working in GM. Find out more about what’s on offer at the link below.