Adult learning and career development

Careers Fair 2022

Join us on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 June for our Careers Fair to meet with local employers and gain advice.

At this year's careers fair, you can get in-person information and advice and/or join one of our online workshops.

In-person information and advice

Join us at Brookfield Adult Learning Centre, Park Road, Uxbridge, UB8 1NP, where:

  • you can meet with local employers (on Friday 24 June)
  • National Careers Service advisers will be available for one-to-one career advise (on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 June) - to book a time slot, call any of our centres (Brookfield on 01895 556455, Harlington on 01895 556252 or South Ruislip on 01895 556248)
  • walk-in initial assessments will be available for anyone interested to do a course with us (on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 June)

Online workshops

We will also be running a number of different online sessions, where you can learn about professional development opportunities, hiring processes and jobs in demand. You'll also have the opportunity to put your questions to our guest speakers.

Please note: Booking is essential and details will be emailed to all attendees.

Thursday 23 June, 6pm to 9pm

Time

Session

Guest speaker

Organisation

6pm to 7pm

Careers in school

Antonio D'onofrio

GNSA (school)

6pm to 7pm

Early years, Forest School and children's mental health

Louisa Hart

Early Years, Hillingdon Council

6pm to 7pm

CV and interview techniques

Victoria Kalber

National Careers Service

6pm to 7pm

Volunteering opportunities at Hillingdon Women's CentreKayci PowellHillingdon Women's Centre

6.30pm to 7.30pm

Supporting women into workSaeema Yusuf Kaneez FatimaGROW

7pm to 8pm

Careers in Community interpreting

Maimoona Saleh

The Language Shop

7pm to 8pm

How to become a foster carer

Sladjana Portic

Foster Care Team, Hillingdon Council

7pm to 8pm

Level 3 funding including free courses

Nicky Taylor

Hillingdon Adult and Community Learning

7pm to 8pm

Pathways into floristry - a learner perspective

Sian

Current learner

8pm to 9pm

Careers in childcare

Tracey Donnelly

Hillingdon Adult and Community Learning

8pm to 9pm

Careers in mental health support

Elise Cooper

MH Case Supervisor

8pm to 9pm

Careers in IT

Paul Wilson

Advance Retail

 

Friday 24 June, 10am to 12.30pm

Time

Session

Guest speaker

Organisation

10am to 11am

Careers, pathways and current opportunities in gardening

Sam Eagling Fernandez 

Maydencroft Limited 

10am to 11am

Careers in childcare

Tracey Donnelly 

Programme Area Lead HACL

11am to Midday

What jobs are in demand right now?

Victoria Kalber 

National Careers Service

11am to Midday

Careers in IT

Paul Wilson 

Advance Retail 

11am to Midday

Support roles in the NHS

Lee Smith

NHS

Midday to 1pm

Careers in gardening/conservation/volunteering

Dawn Morland

Buckinghamshire Country Parks 

Midday to 1pm

Level 3 funding including free courses

Nicky Taylor

Hillingdon Adult and Community Learning


Register your interest

Please note: 

  • You can register for as many sessions as you like.
  • Joining details will sent to you once you have completed our online form.
Page last updated: 17 Jun 2022