About The Skills Show 2014

13-15 November, NEC Birmingham

It's amazing what you can accomplish when you take the time to look around and try new things. That's what The Skills Show is all about.

City & Guilds is the Lead Premier sponsor of Skills Show 2014. We'll be on hand in Hall 1 with a range of activities throughout the event - designed to help you explore skills and jobs.

Whether you're a student, parent, tutor or potential employer, join us at the show to learn more.

Visit opendoors.cityandguilds.com for more


About our stand

Try something new

Come and try your hand at new skills while chatting with current apprentices about their jobs. We're partnering with Google, Thomas Cook and The Edge Hotel School to explore careers in digital technology, travel & tourism and hospitality & catering.

Careers clinic

Get quick-fire careers advice from top employers in our Careers Clinic - available each day throughout the show.

Parents' discussion panel

Join us for brunch on Saturday morning to discuss what parents think about skills and career options, and how they can help open doors for their children.

Find out more about what's on offer

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Hair and beauty video

'Apprenticeships are the best way to learn ... you're there and you see it every day'

Sophia Hilton, Art Coordinator, Brooks + Brooks