This exciting event will attract school groups and young people
from across the North East; hundreds of youngsters are already
registered to attend.
The event, which is for anyone aged 14 to 24, will take place at
the college's Kirkley Hall Campus, near Ponteland, on Wednesday 8
A whole host of have-a-go activities across all sector areas and
career paths will be available for visitors to test their practical
skills and try careers they might not have had the chance to try
Have-a-go activities cover sectors such as outdoor activities,
sports, hair and beauty, photography, construction trades,
engineering, public services including armed forces and catering
and hospitality. Visitors can further enjoy their visit with
opportunities to try activities such as archery, zip sliding or
clay pigeon shooting to name but a few.
Many employers and education providers representing a whole host
of businesses and potential career paths are also signed up to
attend to give impartial guidance to those visiting.
Schools are encouraged to register their attendance as well as
those young people that are currently not in education employment
To find out more about the event or to register attendance visit
Northumberland College was selected by the North East Local
Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) to host the North East's skills and
careers event for young people.
The NELEP is one of three regional pilots that have an
allocation of funds for skills from the Government's Business
Innovation and Skills department.
The photo shows one of the many activities students can try at
the exciting Get the Buzz event.