MORE than 600 students are set to attend EBP South’s Get Inspired Test Valley later this month.

EBP South is excited to be returning to be returning to the Army Flying Museum, Stockbridge, on March 24.

Get Inspired gives young people a chance to meet businesses from their local area and learn about the different career options available to them by taking part interactive activities which capture their imagination and give them a chance to develop their skills.

Jen Laidlaw, project manager at EBP South said, "This event provides an exciting opportunity for students to gain an experience of what it could be like to work in different industries. It gives young people the chance to speak directly to business professionals and gain a real insight into the career options in their area.”

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More than 600 Year 8 to 11 students from secondary schools across the Test Valley area will be attending the event which aims to inspire young people about opportunities available working with local companies. The event, which is sponsored by Test Valley Borough Council, features 13 businesses providing activities which offer a hands on way for young people to develop an understanding of the different career options in the Test Valley area.

Leader of Test Valley Borough Council, Cllr Phil North, said: “We’re really pleased to be once again supporting this event, and it’s fantastic to see it return after the pandemic. Events such as these are invaluable in inspiring young people into areas of employment that can be evolving, interesting and fast-paced. These events help to support our local economy, reach our communities and support the growth and employment in Test Valley, which is why we’re proud to be a sponsor.”

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