You’ll see Get Skilled stands all around the event. Bringing the world of work to life, these stands offer fun and interactive activities which are linked to real jobs. It’s a great chance to try new skills, take testing challenges and learn about all the options open to you in London.
Get Skilled in Science, Technology, Engineering & Manufacturing
Get Skilled 1: Barking & Dagenham College
If you’re looking for a hands-on job that won’t keep you cooped up inside then construction is a good bet; get involved in construction and building demonstrations.
Get Skilled 3: Lambeth College
Roll up your sleeves and learn the art of bricklaying by helping to build an actual wall. See if you have what it takes to be a real brickie.
Get Skilled 4: Speedy Hire
Put your engineering skills to the test and challenge your friends to repair a broken engine in the quickest time.
Get Skilled 11: West London College
Have a go at construction techniques, practice carpentry skills and take part in a decorating challenge!
Get Skilled in Creative, Hospitality, Retail & Leisure
Get Skilled 9: Lambeth College
Spread your wings and find your way around the globe or test your fitness levels with a physical endurance test
Get Skilled 5: Lambeth College
Get creative and design your own t-shirt. Add your own customised touch and see how it is printed.
Get Skilled 2: Lambeth College
Master the art of mocktail-making or get your taste buds tingling and see how doughnuts are made. You’ll even have the chance to taste the sweet treats.
Get Skilled 6: ITV
Find out what it is like to be on both sides of the camera; presenting in front of a green screen or filming with a studio camera on a moveable pedestal.
Get Skilled 8: Lambeth College
Get a makeover and have your hair beautifully styled by the professionals, or enjoy a mini manicure whilst learning all about what it takes to be a beautician or hair stylist.
Get Skilled 10: Speedy Hire
Test your selling techniques and put together a winning sales pitch for a chance to be at the top of the leaderboard.
Get Skilled 14: West London College
Get yourself camera ready with studio make-up and tackle our digital design competition. The world of fashion and photography awaits!
Get Skilled in Public Services & Health Care
Get Skilled 13: Barnet Southgate College
Experience virtual reality simulation goggles and gain an insight into caring for children and adults with differing needs and abilities.