Access Southampton Events & Training Calendar

Below is a summary of the latest careers events, training courses, employment opportunities and open days that are coming up in Southampton. These opportunities will give you the chance to develop new and existing skills, meet employers, or find out about local colleges and training providers. Please note, this is not an exhaustive list and times/locations may be subject to change – always contact the training provider to find out more information.

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Upcoming Courses and Events

Experience Matters for Over 50s

When: Wednesday 10th August at 10am – 11:30am

Careers in the Civil Service

When: Thursday 11th August @ 10am – 11:30am

Finding Work in the UK – Ukraine support

When: Thursday 11th August @ 10am – 11:30am

Get Started in Emergency Services

When: Taster day: Friday 12th August 2022, Course: 15th – 19th August 2022

Where: Redbridge Fire Station

Get started in Emergency Services is a free 1-week course which focuses on giving young people an insight into the emergency services. It is designed for young people 16-25 who are not in full time employment, education, or training and will be held at Redbridge Fire Station. Public transport can be reimbursed if tickets are shown as evidence!

Abri Create Self-Employment Course

When: 4 Workshops in September on the 12/13/15/16 – 9.30am – 12.30pm

Where: MS Teams

Abri’s FREE self-employment training programme ‘Create’; our next available courses are in July and September.

Registration, training, and support is FREE and after completion of the training workshops the post course support includes mentoring, business clubs, private Facebook group, additional training workshops, live audits, business directory on our website and sponsored Marketplaces. 

Our award-winning course provides a step-by-step guide covering the fundamentals of self-employment and what any new entrepreneur should ideally be considering at an early stage.  It’s also suitable for those who may have already started up but need more guidance.  It covers legalities, financials, marketing, branding, how to create a business model and how self-employment effects benefits. What’s great is Create is free (which includes post-course support through Abri) and open to all.

These courses are taking bookings through the Eventbrite links below! Or email to refer. 

September course – Online on MS Teams

Check out the ‘Create’ website Create ( to find out more about the courses, post course support and read about our ‘Create’ participants and their businesses.

Our self-employment courses and overall programme is being funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) which continues until June 2023. 

Self-Employment Awareness

When: Friday 19th August @ 10am – 11:30am

How to Create a Winning CV

When: Friday 19th August @ 10am – 11:30am

Experience Matters for Over 50s

When: Tuesday 23rd August @ 10am – 11:30am

Finding Work in the UK – Ukraine Support

When: Tuesday 23rd August @ 10am – 11:30am

Free Family Fun Days

When: 29th July, 1st August, 9th August and 17th August 2022

Where: Itchen College, Middle Road, Bitterne, SO19 7TB

We are very excited to announce the FREE Family Fun Sessions running at Itchen College over the Summer. These sessions are for families with children eligible for free school meals.

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SETA Workshop Taster Day

When: Saturday 15th October 2022

Where: SETA, First Avenue, Millbrook, Southampton, SO15 0LJ

What can I do during the Taster Day?

You will be able to:

  • find out what being an engineering apprentice actually involves
  • chat to staff and current apprentices
  • hear about current apprenticeship vacancies
  • see what it’s like doing practical training at SETA
  • and the best bit – have a go at engineering activities yourself in the workshop overseen by experienced instructors

Stay for the whole duration, or just for as long as you want! Under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


  • Find out about life as an apprentice
  • Information on applying for an apprenticeship
  • Metrology
  • Sheet Metal
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Electronics
  • Fluid Power
  • Mechanical Fitting
  • Computer Aided Design
  • STEM Challenge

 *activities may be subject to change

Due to the nature of the workshop and activities there are health & safety requirements that you must be followed:

  • Sturdy shoes must be worn by everyone entering the workshop (i.e. no sandals or flip flops).
  • No bare arms or legs (so that means no t-shirts or shorts!)

Register on the SETA website

Southampton Careers Fair

When: Wednesday 23rd November 2022, 10am-1pm

Where: St Mary’s Stadium, Britannia Rd, Southampton, SO14 5FP

Southampton Careers Fair | Sep 23, 2022 | St Mary’s Stadium (

College and University Open Events

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College

Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5ZA

Open Events | Barton Peveril Sixth Form College

Bitterne Park Sixth Form

Dimond Road, Southampton, SO18 1BU

BP6 News – Events | Bitterne Park Sixth Form

Brockenhurst College

Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7ZE

Term Dates | Brockenhurst College

  • Wednesday 28th September 2022
  • Saturday 15th October 2022
  • Saturday 5th November 2022

City College

St Mary Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 1AR

Events – City College Southampton

  • Tuesday 11th October 2022
  • Saturday 15th October 2022

Eastleigh College

Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5FS

Term Dates & Opening Times · Eastleigh College

  • 27th September 2022

Fareham College

Bishopsfield Road, Fareham, Hampshire, PO14 1NH

Open Events – Fareham College

Itchen College

Middle Road, Bitterne, Southampton, Hampshire, SO19 7TB

Itchen College Term Dates and Holidays

Peter Symonds College

Owens Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 6RX

Peter Symonds College | Open Evening (

Richard Taunton Sixth Form College

Hill Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 5RL

News – Richard Taunton Sixth Form College

Solent University

East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0YN

Undergraduate Open Days at Solent University

  • Saturday 10th September 2022
  • Saturday 15th October 2022
  • Saturday 5th November 2022
  • Saturday 3rd December 2022

Sparsholt College

Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire, SO21 2NF

Experience Sparsholt – Sparsholt College Hampshire

  • Saturday 8 October 2022 (10am -2pm)
  • Saturday 12 November 2022 (10am-2pm)
  • Saturday 4 February 2023 (10am-2pm)
  • Saturday 4 March 2023 (10am-2pm)
  • Wednesday 3 May 2023 (4-7pm)
  • Thursday 15 June 2023 (4-7pm)

St. Anne’s Sixth Form College

Carlton Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2WZ

Joining us in 2022 — St Anne’s Sixth Form College (

Totton College

Calmore Road, Totton, Hampshire, SO40 3ZX

Events Archive – Totton College is a website providing students with university and college open day information from across the UK. Visit to browse different college and university open events and register to attend. logo

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