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Get Future Ready in 2023

Are you currently studying? Seeking employment? Or looking to change jobs? Then join us this February as we open the door to an array of exciting career and training opportunities on offer in the borough, helping you get ahead and Get Future Ready in 2023!

As part of the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Labour Market Partnership, we’re working alongside Banbridge District Enterprises, local enterprise partners and Southern Regional College to deliver a month-long programme of employability and skills events throughout this February!

With over 30 events, the Get Future Ready series has everything from ‘look and learn’ opportunities to ‘have a go’ trials, from employer visits to a locally focused job fair and from a Big Apprenticeship event to an employability and skills conference to name a few and guarantees to have something for everyone!

So get inspired and get ready to start exploring your future career in the borough today!

Programme of Events

Get Future Ready – Employability and Skills Conference

Get Future Ready – Employability and Skills Conference
Thursday 23 February 2023
Seagoe Hotel Portadown
9.00am to 13.30pm

Go On Have A Go!

Go On Have A Go! @Graphic Design
Thursday 9 February 2023
Armagh Business Centre
9.30 am – 12.30 pm

Go On Have A Go! @Barista
Monday 20 February 2023
Banbridge Enterprise Centre
9.30am – 12.30pm

Go On Have A Go! @ Butchery & Catering
Monday 20 February 2023
SRC Portadown
10.00 am – 11.00am

Go On Have A Go! @ Butchery & Catering
Monday 20 February 2023
SRC Portadown
11.00am – 12.00pm

Go On Have A Go! @Robotics
Monday 20 February 2023
SRC Portadown
10.00 am – 10.30am

Go On Have A Go! @Robotics
Monday 20 February 2023
SRC Portadown
10.30am – 11.00am

Go On Have A Go! @Science
Monday 20 February 2023
SRC Portadown
10.00 am – 10.30am

Go On Have A Go! @Science
Monday 20 February 2023
SRC Portadown
10.45 am – 11.15

Go On Have A Go! @Science
Monday 20 February 2023
SRC Portadown
11.30 am – 12.00 pm

Go On Have A Go! @Fitness Testing
Monday 20 February 2023
SRC Armagh
10.00am -11.00am

Go On Have A Go! @Outdoor Activities
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Portadown
10.00am -11.00am

Go On Have A Go! @Science
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
10.00am  10.30am

Go On Have A Go! @Science
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
10.45 am – 11.15

Go On Have A Go! @Science
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
11.30 am – 12.00 pm

Go On have A Go! @Robotics
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
17.00pm – 17.30pm

Go On have A Go! @Robotics
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
17.30pm – 18.00pm

Go On Have A Go! @Virtual Welding
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
10.00am – 12.00pm

Go On Have A Go! @Virtual Welding
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
17.00pm – 19.00pm

Go On Have A Go! @Hair Up – 10am
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
10:00am – 10:30am

Go On Have A Go! @Hair Up – 10.30am
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
10:30am – 11:00am

Go On Have A Go! @Catering
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
10.00am – 11.00am

Go On Have A Go! @Catering
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
11.00am – 12.00pm

Go On Have A Go! @Media
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
Between 10.00am – 12.00pm

Go On Have A Go! @Performing Arts & Music
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Armagh
Between 10.00am – 12.00pm

Go On Have A Go! @ Audio Visual
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Banbridge
Between 17.00pm – 19.00pm

Go On Have A Go! @Photography
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Banbridge
Between 17.00pm – 19.00pm

Go On Have A Go! @The Studio
Tuesday 21 February 2023
SRC Banbridge
Between 17.00pm – 19.00pm

Go On Have A Go! @Change A Nappy & Bath A Baby
Thursday 23 February 2023
SRC Lurgan
10.00am – 11.00am

Go On Have A Go! @Arts & Crafts
Thursday 23 February 2023
SRC Lurgan
11.00am – 12.00am

Go On Have A Go! @Hair Up
Thursday 23 February 2023
SRC Lurgan
11.00am – 12.00pm

Go On Have A Go! @Fitness Testing
Thursday 23 February 2023
SRC Lurgan
10.00am – 11.00am

Go On Have A Go! @Barista
Friday 24 February 2023
Banbridge Enterprise Centre
9.30am – 12.30pm

Look and Learn

Look and Learn @Construction – Portadown
Monday 27 February 2023
SRC Portadown
11.00am -11.30am

Look and Learn @Construction – Portadown
Monday 27 February 2023
SRC Portadown
11.30am – 12.00pm

Look and Learn @Construction – Armagh
Tuesday 28 February 2023
SRC Armagh
11.00am – 11.30am

Look and Learn @Construction – Armagh
Tuesday 28 February 2023
SRC Armagh
11.30am – 12.00pm

Big apprenticeship event advert

Get Future Ready SRC’s Big Apprenticeship Event
Thursday 9 February 2023
Craigavon Civic Centre, BT64 1AL
5.30pm – 7.30pm

Big Apprenticeship Event Employer Information:
If you are a local Employer who would like to exhibit at this event to promote Apprenticeship/Higher Level Apprenticeship opportunities for 2023, please email your enquiry to .

Get Future Ready – Job Fair

Get Future Ready – Job Fair
Thursday 16 February 2023
SRC Armagh
10.00am – 12.00pm

Get Future Ready Job Fair Employer Information:
If you are an Employer within the ABC Borough and would like to exhibit at this event to promote live job vacancies please email your enquiry to .

Webinars and workshops

YENI Entrepreneurial Workshop
Wednesday 1 February 2023
Craigavon Civic Centre
9.30am – 13.00pm

Understanding Levels of Qualifications with SRC
Wednesday 1 February 2023
Webinar

Interview Techniques with SRC
Thursday 2 February 2023
SRC Armagh
17.00pm – 18.00pm

Interview Techniques with SRC
Thursday 2 February 2023
SRC Armagh
18.00pm – 19.00pm

Visit An Employer Rosco Engineering
Monday 6 February 2023
Rosco Engineering, Armagh
9.30am – 12.30pm

Introduction To Side Hustles with Angeline Murphy
Tuesday 7 February 2023
CIDO Innovation Centre – Charlestown Road, Portadown
9.00am – 11.00am 

Visit An Employer Ulster Carpets
Wednesday 8 February 2023
14.00pm – 16.00pm

Employment Skills Empowerment with Belinda O’Neill
Tuesday 14 February 2023
Tommy Makem Centre Keady BT60 3TD 
10.00am – 12.00pm

How To Run A Music School with Declan McDaid
Wednesday 15 February 2023
CIDO – Carn Industrial Estate, Portadown
10.00am – 12.00pm 

How To Be A Barista with Unch Coffee House
Wednesday 15 February 2023
CIDO Innovation Centre – Charlestown Road, Portadown
2:00pm to 3:00pm

How To Run A Tattoo Parlour with Luke Somerville
Wednesday 15 February 2023
CIDO Lurgan
13.00pm – 15.00pm

Employment Skills Empowerment with Belinda O’Neill
Thursday 16 February 2023
Banbridge Enterprise Centre
10.00am – 12.00pm

How To Own The Room with Sinéad Lunny
Tuesday 21 February 2023
Banbridge Enterprise Centre
9.30am – 12.30pm

Visit An Employer Alternative Heat
Wednesday 22 February 2023
Alternative Heat, Banbridge
14.00pm – 16.00pm