HUNDREDS of youngsters about to start their working lives experienced at first hand the range of jobs available at Wales’ largest careers fair at Llandudno’s Venue Cymru.

SkillsCymru, on Thursday October 17, is a free annual event supported by the Welsh Government to promote skills in Wales and inspire young people to explore the different vocational routes and career options available to them.

More than 30 employers from across the region provided first hand advice and guidance on the options available.

This year there was also Get Skilled Stands to help youngsters visitors experience the skills needed for various careers and to demonstrate a wide range of industries in Wales. These stands will offer in depth knowledge from a range of industries including the emergency services, Big Ideas Wales and Cyber Discovery who help visitors discover new talents through.

Ken Skates, minister for economy and transport, said: “SkillsCymru helps inspire students to explore what career and vocational routes are available to them. Through inspiring the next generation of workers, we are helping equip everyone with the right skills to support them in reaching their full potential and contributing to the future economy. SkillsCymru provides young people with the opportunity to seek expert advice and speak to employers and training providers to help support them wherever they are on the employment ladder.”