Real insights into the world of work


in attracting, developing & retaining young talent

For Primary Education

Experiential project based learning.  Raising aspirations and attainment through real insights into the world of work.

For Secondary Education

Real insights into the world of work.


Curriculum aligned employer partnerships and projects.


For Young People and Parents

Schools out... so try our practical, interactive learning 

experiences with employers to complement education.

Employer Training, HR & Consultancy


Attract, recruit, develop and retain young talent.




Employer Education Collaboration

Making it easy, relevant, enjoyable and impactful.





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Get up to Speed with Employability Skills

Want to put yourself at the front of the queue when it comes to understanding what job opportunities are waiting for you after leaving education, and what employers are looking for in their future workforce?


Then put yourself in pole position by attending our work-wise Get up to Speed Employabilty Days!


Get up to Speed with Employment Opportunities


Gaining qualifications is a key stepping stone to future employment, but qualifications alone do not guarantee success in finding, keeping and progressing in employment.


Also critical are those key skills and personal attributes that employers are looking for.


Do you know - and have you got - what it takes to become a valued and indispensible employee?


The following opportunities have been designed and are supported by employers determined to help you better prepare for adult life and a successful career.


Get up to Speed

Engineering Our Future

Get up to Speed with Engineering and Manufacturing, now in its eighth year, is the premier event in the region aimed at inspiring the next generation of manufacturers and engineers who will play a vital part in future innovation and commercial success.


Date announced:

27 March 2019 at Magna in Rotherham

Summer Academy 2019

What will you do this summer?

The work-wise employability summer academy is for:


Young People (aged 14 to 18) keen to get a head start and a real taste and experience of a working environment.


Parents keen to help their son or daughter improve their employment and education prospects.


Schools keen to encourage students who would benefit from an introduction to the world of work outside school.


Employers keen to help young people gain the essential skills they are looking for in future employees.


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Join us

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