ExCeL LONDON, 23 & 24 November 2018, 9.30am - 4pm

The UK's biggest jobs and careers event

London First, Prospects and Heathrow

Get Skilled


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.

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