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Elevate Careers Summer Fair

Brighter Futures for Children are running a careers fair for young people aged 16-19 (up to 25 with a current ECHP) to come and meet local providers, and get help finding a college course, apprenticeship, or employment.

Elevate Careers Summer Fair event, Tuesday 18 July in Reading from 11am to 3pm

You will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face to find out about courses, apprenticeships and many other opportunities plus speaking to employers and training providers!

You can also speak to one of our Career Coaches to get help and advice about your options or help with your job hunting.

The event is taking place at New Meaning’s warehouse at 28 Portman Road, Reading. RG30 1EA.  It is close to the Portman Road Tesco’s and is a 5-minute walk from the No. 17 bus stop.  Parking is also available at the far end of Tesco’s car park.


Some training providers attending are:

  • Army careers
  • Activate Learning – Various courses
  • Chiltern Training – Childcare and Business apprenticeships
  • DWP / Job Centre – Opportunities
  • Prince's Trust – Personal development programmes
  • New Meaning – Achieve, Sport, Boast (1 to 1 tutoring) and Construction programmes
  • New Directions College – Intensive employability and Supportive Hospitality courses
  • NHS – Nursing and Porter departments
  • Reading Football Club - Sports and Employability programmes with Maths & English
  • Reading Borough Council – Apprenticeships
  • Shaw Trust – Supportive internships
  • Starting Point – Mentoring and Aspire programme
  • SSE - traineeships and opportunities
  • Thames Water - apprenticeships
  • Ways into Work – Supported internships

If you would like to book a place for a young person please:

Call - 0118 937 3766

Or Email - elevate@brighterfuturesforchildren.org