In partnership with Education and Employers, we will be hosting a series of virtual careers sessions – in celebration of Green Careers Week (6 – 11 November), where students will embark on a journey to explore diverse careers related to green and sustainability with EDF Energy, Institute of Motor Industry (IMI) and Air Products.

Students will gain insight into the variety of green jobs that exist (Gatsby Benchmarks 2 and 5), learn about technical and apprenticeship pathways into them (Gatsby Benchmark 7) and get a better sense of the importance of these jobs. The session will also include Q&A opportunities and interactive quizzes for students to collect interesting facts along the way.

Targeted at KS3, KS4 and above, feel free to sign your school up for more than one or all of the sessions below:

Low Carbon Energy and Green Apprenticeships: Green Careers with EDF Energy

Tuesday 7th November, 11:00am – 12:00pm

EDF Energy is a leading energy provider that powers homes and business across the UK. With a strong commitment to innovation and sustainability, EDF has innovated cutting-edge technology aimed at reducing carbon emissions, and is empowering a new generation of green professionals through their apprenticeship schemes.

For this session students will have the opportunity to hear from apprentices at EDF Energy who’ll discuss their programs, the essential skills they’re developing and share advice on securing opportunities, as well as receive an overview on the future of green jobs and why it is an exciting field to consider.

Green Transformation and Careers in the Automotive Sector

Wednesday 8th November, 9:30 – 10:30am

Green careers in the automotive sector have taken the fast lane to prominence. With the industry’s growing commitment to sustainability and eco-friendliness, these careers have become essential and impactful.

In partnership with the Institute of Motor Industry (IMI), students will hear from automotive professionals who’ll explore the skills needs within the sector and the exciting careers it offers. Students will also gain expert insights into green developments in automotive, from innovating electric cars of the future to training opportunities that will ready a new generation of highly skilled and environmentally conscious professionals.

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Taking Green Global: Career Pathways with Air Products

Thursday 9th November, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Air Products, a global leader in industrial gases and pioneering technologies, is driving industries towards a more sustainable future through ground-breaking solutions.

From supplying medical gases to healthcare facilities to supporting NASA’s space exploration endeavours, this session offers students a unique opportunity to explore real sustainability initiatives and learn from Air Products professionals about the exciting pathways available for aspiring green careers.

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