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Job Box Celebrates National Careers Week 2022

Telford Job Box celebrates National Careers Week - 7 March 2021 - 12 March 2022.

Welcome to National Careers Week 2022 - a celebration of careers guidance in education.

This week provides a focus for careers guidance and supports young people as they leave education.

Our Life Ready Work Ready programme, part of our Job Box service, helps young people prepare for their adult working lives and brings employers, schools and colleges together to equip young people for employment opportunities in the borough.

If you are older – our Job Box service can help people of all ages with their career planning and support them with their next steps such as CV writing, job applications, communication skills and more.This week, we’re offering a series of drop-in sessions and resources to support your career journey so take a look at these activities below.

Louise’s Career Journey:

An apprentice’s story:

Job box Q&A:

Job box support

During National Careers Week, we’re hosting a series of drop in Job Junction sessions at venues across the borough where you can get support with career planning and support with your next steps.

Don’t forget, if you need careers advice and information you can also visit the Job Box at Southwater One, Telford, TF3 4JG or call Job Box on 01952 382888 for more information.

The drop-in sessions are as follows:

Tuesday 8 March 2022

  • Wellington Job Junction Drop-In (10am - 11.30am) - Wellington Library, TF1 1LX.

Wednesday 9 March 2022

  • Donnington Job Junction Drop-In (9.30am - 11am) - Donnington Community Hub TF2 7PR.
  • Madeley Job Junction Drop-In (1.30pm - 3.30pm) – Madeley Library, The Anstice, TF7 5BD.

Thursday 10 March 2022

  • Learn Telford Pop Up Event (9.30am - 11.30am) – Wellington Market, TF1 1DT.

The Learn Telford and Job Box teams will be in Wellington to talk to people about learning and employment support and courses that people may be interested in to support their career or to change direction. Download the Wellington Market flyer.

  • Oakengates Job Junction (1.30pm - 3pm) – The Wakes, Theatre Square, TF2 6EP.

Friday 11 March 2022

  • Dawley Job Junction Drop-In (9.30am - 11am) – Dawley Social Club, TF4 2AG.

Are you aged 16-19?

Did you know in Telford and Wrekin there are over 300 A-levels, BTECs and apprenticeships across six schools and colleges. This makes Telford an inspirational hub for learning, opportunity and achievement.

Visit the Telford 16-19 website for more information on 300 A-levels, BTECs and apprenticeships across six schools and colleges.

Interested in an Apprenticeship?

The ladder for Shropshire is a one-stop shop to offer impartial advice and support to encourage employers to offer apprenticeships, traineeships and kickstart opportunities.

Visit Ladder For Shopshire for more information and current Apprenticeship Vacancies Across Shropshire.

More support

We want to provide you with as much information as possible so we have teamed up with lots of local businesses, organisations and colleges. Why not a look at some of their videos and online resources to see what opportunities are available locally.

Telford College

A levels, Apprenticeships, vocational courses in Telford. Students come to Telford College for fantastic facilities and career opportunities.

Thursday 10 March 2022 4pm - 7pm

  • Our careers expert will help you to identify your career opportunities and how to achieve them.
  • Develop your CV to ensure you have the best chances to secure your next interview, and then how to prepare yourself.
  • Have support from our employment specialist to find your next career opportunity, where to took and what kind of job suits your skills.
  • Receive help with university UCAS applications, personal statements, student finance too.

Interested? Visit Telford college to book an appointment


University of Wolverhampton is a large UK university offering undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in health, education, business, arts, engineering and many more. They also have also have a campus located right here in Telford

Take a look at these videos focusing on a range of careers and courses:

Marches Skills provider Network (MSPN)

Marches Skills Provider Network (MSPN) is a network of training organisations developing skilled work opportunities for students and employers in the Marches.

For sector based courses in Telford, Shropshire and Hereford visit the course finder.

University Centre Telford

Join a free live stream Creative Careers Conversation event at the University’s Arena Theatre on Wednesday 2 March, 1pm - 3pm.

Pre-book your place now.

Check out these videos from last May’s pilot Creative Careers Conversation event:

British Association Landscape Industries

Discover your path to landscaping jobs and a new career in the great outdoors.Visit the GoLandscape website for more careers information.

You can also visit the GoLandscape YouTube channel to find out more.


Online interview tips:

Chipmunks Nursery:

Purple Frog Solutions:

Mcdonalds Donnington:



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