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SkillsCymru are the largest careers, jobs and skills events in Wales, taking place in Llandudno and Cardiff. They are highly interactive and inspirational events with one intention, providing young people with the unique opportunity to discover who they could be. From the wide range of employers offering apprenticeships in key industry sectors to universities and colleges providing the answers to career route queries, sector skills councils and career guidance organisations, SkillsCymru is the one-stop shop for careers in Wales.  

The highly interactive SkillsCymru events offer learning through experiences, such as creating a garden from scratch, analysing a crime scene, reading the news and much more. Demonstrations help visitors to focus on areas of interest, as well as encourage them to explore different routes into a vast range of career opportunities. Free to attend!

*There is a travel bursary available for groups who book over 45 students. We recommend whole year groups attend from Years 10, 11, 12 and 13. Groups of learners from colleges and organisations can attend in smaller tutor or vocational groups.


You can meet:

  • Employers from the private and public sectors
  • Further education colleges
  • Universities
  • Training Providers
  • Sector Skills Councils

All under one roof!

Llandudno, Venue Cymru, 7-8th October

Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena, 21-22nd October

Book your place here:

Schools, colleges and other community groups from across Wales are also invited to share the experience and can book by calling 01823 362800 or emailing

For: Parents/carers

SkillsCymru will enable young people to try a wide range of jobs and training opportunities and to gain inspiration for their future careers. Whether they choose to go to university/college or embark on an apprenticeship, choosing the right career for them is the first step to determining what further education they need to get there. 68% of all exhibitors in 2014 were employers. The highly interactive SkillsCymru events welcome over 100 organisations of whom inspire up to 10,000 visitors

All the exhibitors are keen to attract the attention of your young people and show them what a career is like in their shoes. The engaging activities will allow them to explore the vast career options available; meeting employers from key industry sectors offering apprenticeships, universities and colleges providing the answers to career route queries, training providers and career guidance organisations. If you want to ensure your children make the right career choice for them, equip them with inspiration and know-how at SkillsCymru.

Please come along to the opening evening and see for yourself:

Llandudno, Venue Cymru, 7 October 5pm-7pm

Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena, 21 October 5pm-7pm

If you cannot make the dedicated evening session, the events are also open at the following dates and times:

Llandudno, Venue Cymru, 8 October 9.30am-3pm

Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena, 21October 9.30am-3pm

Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena, 22October 9.30am-3pm

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