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Spotlight talks on careers, apprenticeships and excellence in partnership with BAE Systems

Spotlight talks on careers, apprenticeships and excellence in partnership with BAE Systems

Register for Spotlights talks on careers, apprenticeships and technical education

WorldSkills UK LIVE online: Spotlight Talks on Careers, Apprenticeships and excellence in partnership with BAE Systems will bring together the UK’s leading employers and apprentices to inspire even more young people, from all walks of life, to take up technical career routes and apprenticeships. Taking place from 26 – 28 November.

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Below is an overview of each session, please do select the lesson plan you wish to access on Thursday and Friday.

Thursday 26 November  Engineering and Technology  
Time Speaker/Organisation Talk Title/Description
1000- 1025 Royal Navy

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Focussing on engineering roles and specialisations to highlight to young people what roles are available, what they can expect from apprenticeships and what career progression is on offer.
1030-1055 RAF

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An apprenticeship in the Royal Air Force is like no other and there are more roles behind-the-pilots than you may think…From the speedy role progression to the unrivalled skills and training you receive; all whilst travelling around the world and making friends for life, the Royal Air Force really is No Ordinary Job. 
1100- 1125 BAE Systems

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Could an advanced apprenticeship with BAE Systems be right for you? Hear from those taking part and find out about the range of excellent opportunities available. 
1130-1155 Foxdog Studios:
Making a massively-multiplayer game in one day

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Join Foxdog Studios as they create a massively-multi online game in one day. Covering multiple skills including programming, robotics, audio, graphics, and performance. You'll see everything they've learnt put to the test as they go from initial game design to publishing in 24 hours.
1200-1225 Army

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Our talk is absolutely unique – there is no other engineering roles on the market that give people the opportunities to travel, play sport and develop themselves whilst creating bonds that last a lifetime. We will be showing a short video presentation about Engineering opportunities in the Army – this will be followed by a live Q&A with Sgt Rogers, who is a current serving soldier within the Royal Engineers. 
1230-1255 Roma Agrawal

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Join engineer Roma Agrawal MBE to hear about her career, her work on The Shard and how she became an author. Thought about a career in engineering? then this is the talk for you!
1300-1325 Leonardo

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The session will explore the many and varied types of people who work within STEM organisations – using the “My Skills My Life” (formerly “People Like Me”) approach to considering careers - showing that there are a wide range of excellent roles to be had in STEM for all sorts of people, not just stereotypical engineer types! 
1330-1355 North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

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We will focus our talk on our Engineering provision at NWSLC. This will incorporate a “day in the life” of an apprentice. This will follow the apprentice in their workplace and includes discussion with the employer. We will also include talks from Alumni students, giving an overview of how they got to where they are, where they are going and what they enjoy doing. Also included in our spotlight talk will be an introduction to our MTI campus, which is home to our specialist automotive courses. Finally, we will conclude our session with a panel Q&A with our Business Engagement team, an employer and an apprentice. 
Friday 27 November   Health, Hospitality & Lifestyle and Digital, Business & Creative and construction 
Time Speaker/Organisation Talk Title/Description
1000-1025 Peter Bakare

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Using goal setting techniques to find out audiences goals & the difference between obstacles of fear and phobia.
1030-1055 ABP Beef

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Find out the excellent range of opportunities available within the butchery sector and explore the diversity of the role models on show. 
1100-1125 BAE Systems

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Find out more about the BAE Systems graduate programme. Hear from the young people taking part, on how they are being inspired.
1130-1155 Medical Mavericks

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Discover amazing careers in the NHS that aren’t doctors and nurses with amazing live demos of medical procedures using real medical kit. 
1200-1225 Grant Hinds

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How to start a successful YouTube channel? I'II tell you. Rethink what it means to be successful, learn how to be creative and be inspired to start that channel you've always dreamt of doing. 
1230-1255 Gabrielle Omar

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Join Gabriell Omar as she discusses her incredible career journey that spans sectors such as architecture, interior design and being a successful entrepreneur!
1300-1325 Careers & Enterprise Company

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Our slot includes short clips from a few different speakers. We aim to give young people an understanding of the current situation on the current labour market but showing that there are areas of growth and a positive picture. We also aim to help young people see that they can take responsibility for their journey, making the most of opportunities and being entrepreneurial. We will also highlight key skills that will be useful as they progress into the world of work.
1330-1355 Aidan Ridyard from Royal Institute of British Architects

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How you get to be an architect; what skills you need and what commitment will it take. What does that mean in reality – life as a young architect and how this will evolve as your career progresses. Why we do it – being passionate about design buildings and the environment. Celebrating what we can achieve through architecture
Saturday 28 November Employability and the world of work  
Time Speaker/Organisation Talk Title/Description
1000 - 1025 Royal Navy  Made in the Royal Navy, ready for anything – how far you go is up to you. 
1030-1055 TBC  
1100 - 1125 BAE Systems  Discover a range of excellent degree apprenticeship opportunities with BAE Systems, hearing and hear directly from those taking part.
1130-1155 Army  This presentation is designed to give a detailed overview of what you can achieve with a career in the Army. In this presentation we talk about all of the career options, what life is like in the Army from a day-to-day perspective and what people can expect from a career with us.
1200-1225 RAF A career in the Royal Air Force is like no other and there are more roles behind-the-pilots than you may think… Meet our teams, hear their stories and find out which role inspires you. From the speedy role progression to the unrivalled skills and training you receive; all whilst travelling around the world and making friends for life, the Royal Air Force really is No Ordinary Job.
1230-1255 Dose Of Society  Hear engaging stories from real people around the world on their journey to excellence. 
1300-1325 Sam Rapp The Dyslexic Poet My Talk, will engage, be fun , look at aspirations, be amusing, serious rolled into one, where the students will feel that what ever they choose they can achieve, and will be left enlightened. That if they want to write, they can, if they want to be a lawyer they can  and look at ways to achieve this through examples from my story
1330-1355

Youth Employment UK and BAME Apprentice of the year 2020 – Kimmy Kimani

Young people ask the questions that matter to them on the future of careers and employability. Join us as we bring together experts to answer the questions that matter on the future of skills.
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