Source Your Future 3-day employment and skills event for school students and 18-24s

Levelling Up Futures in Sheffield and The Source are hosting a three-day employment and skills event at Meadowhall for students (13-18 year olds) and young people looking for work (18–24-year-olds).

Some 45 employers have signed up for the event, including including some Meadowhall, NHS, Aviva, Gulliver’s, Apple, Google, City Fibres, and the Civil Service.

Audience and content for each day

A brief overview of each day is below.

21 June and 22 of June – Targeted at 17 to 18 year old students  – (as well as local young people 18-24) and will have a focus on moving into work/apprenticeships and employability skills. Please note 09.30 to 11.00 on 21 June will be a quiet period ringfenced for SEND schools and young people with additional support needs.

23 of June.  Targeted at 13- to 16-year-old students and will focus more on employment engagement to enhance knowledge of the labour market, post 16 further education and apprenticeships/traineeship options and soft skills sessions. Please note 09.30 to 11.00 will be a quiet period, ringfenced for SEND schools and young people with additional support needs.

There will be a variety of ways young people can engage with employers including:

  • Up to 60 different employers from a range of sectors each day, many with live vacancies
  • Employment, training, and Apprenticeship providers
  • Further Education providers
  • CV drop ins and mock interviews
  • Soft skills workshops
  • Tailored support for young people with additional needs

Where is the event?

The Source Skills Academy is located on the inner Meadowhall ring road – 300 Meadowhall Way, Sheffield S9 1EA. There is plenty of parking either on site or at Meadowhall.

Further Information and help

Individuals don’t need to book a place but if you intend bringing a group, please let either Katie Tilyard or Graham Booth – know numbers, date and time of attendance.