Employment Events, Career Fairs and Employability courses

Events and Career Fairs

Event Borough Summary Date Location
Sutton Youth Summit 2023
Sutton This event follows on from last year’s Sutton Youth Summit which took place last September. This year the event will be a ‘drop in’ where we will be providing support and advice for young people on the three priority areas of: Mental Health, Inequalities and Safety. Various providers including the South London Careers Hub will be in attendance. Thursday 16th November, 15:00-18:30 St. Nicholas Centre (opposite the old vaccination site and Gym Sutton)
South London Integration Hub Skills and Employment Community of Practice All The South London Integration Hub (delivered by the South London Partnership) are delighted to invite you to the South London Integration Hub’s Community of Practice and hope you can attend this one-hour online session. There is a lot of skills and employment support in South London, with mapping by the Integration Hub finding over 400 named organisations and practitioners with some involvement in Skills and Employment. There is a desire from colleagues (as demonstrated through Local Skills Improvement Plan engagement) to share skills and see where we can work better together, making the system easier to navigate and working in the best interests of our residents. If you would like to attend the November Skills and Employment Community of Practice register here – https://forms.office.com/e/PjcX09hc1g 22 November 2023 14:00-15:00 Online

Employability Courses

Employability Course Borough Summary Date Location
The Prince’s Trust Team Journey All Gain new skills, take a qualification and meet new people on The Prince’s Trusts 12-week personal development programme for 16-25 year olds. January 2024 Various
Get Hired in Health and Social Care  All 3-day employability programme, with guaranteed interview with up to 3 employers (NHS or Social Care). Roles include HCA, Activities Coordinator, Admin, Receptionist, Pharmacy, Catering, Support Worker and many more!  Ages: 18-30 20th November 2023 London
Get Into Digital Marketing with WYK Digital  All  This accelerator programme exposes you to work with real businesses with support from dedicated expert trainers, industry mentors and skills coaching! Ages: 18-30 6th November -15th December. More dates coming in 2024 London
Get Started with Games Development All Learn how to create a game using software and explore elements that make up a game in Unity. Create a game using the coding language and Syntax and bringing your ideas to life. Ages: 16-25

Taster Day: 29th November 2023

Main Programme: 4th-8th December  2023

LLC Digital and Creative Study Programmes  All

London Learning Consortium presents brand-new fully funded Study Programmes tailored specifically for learners aged 16-18 (or up to 24 with an EHCP).
Study Programmes consist of:
Main Technical and Professional Qualification: this is the vocational work-related pathway. Sectors include:

  • Games Development and Digital Media
  • Coding and Cyber Security
  • Digital Marketing and Business Enterprise
  • English GCSE/Functional Skills
  • Maths GCSE/Functional Skills
  • Employability Skills
  • Personal and Professional Development
Places for this year start 18 September but young people can join the programme at any point during the first half term – see website for more information and to apply. London
Free Professional Development / Adult Education Courses  All Explore the many courses offered by South Thames Colleges Group in a wide range of subject areas – courses that are delivered both face-to-face and online. London
Learn English in Merton  All Assessment and advice sessions are currently taking place for Learn English in Merton at locations in Mitcham and Wimbledon. Various Merton
London Learning Consortium courses  All

The following LLC courses are currently available – for referrals and further information contact: info@londonlc.org.uk | 0208 774 4040

  • Gateway To Wellbeing
  • Routes to Learn
  • L2 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • L1 Certificate in IT User Skills
  • L2 Award for Learning Support Practitioners
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
  • Level 2 Award in Customer Service for Health and Social Care Settings
  • Level 2 Certificate for Transition to Working in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism
  • Working in Construction & Warehousing (Includes CSCS Labourer’s Green Card)
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Functional Skills Maths
  • Functional Skills English
  • Sports Coaching Traineeship Programme
  • Construction Traineeship Programme
  • Step to Employment Traineeship Programme
Various London
Thames Valley Housing Association Confidence-building taster course Sutton MVHA are hosting a free taster course in Confidence-building in their Vanguard centre in November. This is open to all Sutton residents and will enable you to find out more about this unique confidence-building approach and see if you would like to sign up for the full course. For more information, please contact  lovelondonworking@mtvh.co.uk  November 2023 Sutton