Young People and Schools

Working with partners, young people are helped to make successful transitions into the world of work through a range of activities and opportunities both in and post school.

Help is available to young people in school

  • Career exploration through events, career talks, work experience placements and workplace visits
  • Preparation for seeking work, e.g. CV writing and interview techniques
  • Mentoring and support
  • Curriculum enrichment opportunities

Post school

  • Apprenticeships and traineeships
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Job opportunities
  • Employability training
By working with Cardiff Commitment we will inspire the next generation of young people to engage in rugby and its business through a variety of fit for purpose offers, giving them a positive pathway through life. - Ben. Regional Rugby Manager, WRU
Getting children and young people interested in their careers form an early stage is important and encouraging a diverse workforce is of great interest to me- Llyr. Series Producer – Pobol y Cwm, BBC Cymru Wales - Drama
The Cardiff Commitment provides the opportunity to increase knowledge and awareness of different careers available within the legal system in England & Wales- Joanna, Associate Commercial Litigation Solicitor, Blake Morgan LLP
We are committed to supporting the drive to improve skills for young people to enable job ready individuals to enter the Welsh and UK economy- Jennifer. Head of HR, Circle IT.
Morganstone fully support the Cardiff Commitment scheme and commit to offering a range of opportunities to schools within Cardiff including work placements, traineeships, careers talks, team building tasks, World of Work Days and site visits- Antonia. Community Engagement Manager, Morganstone

Cardiff Commitment in Action………Work Experience

“I’ve really enjoyed working at The Hub.  I was very nervous when I started, but with everyone’s help and support there I soon gained confidence.  The staff were very encouraging and I felt it was a lovely atmosphere to work in.  Thank you to everyone at The Hub.”

Iestyn, The Hub

“It was an honour to be able to experience working at Techniquest, I have really enjoyed it.  Everyone was so kind and polite. I’ve liked meeting and talking to new people, this has really built my confidence.  I will miss working there!”

Yamin, Techiquest

“Everyone at County Hall has been very welcoming and kind to me.  I have learnt a lot of new skills, and developed my confidence in talking to others.  I have become more organised and my time management skills have improved greatly.  I am thankful I have had this opportunity.”

Abdul, Post Room, County Hall

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