We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting two virtual insight days in partnership with Speakers for Schools!

Green Skills Insight Day

Held on 26th April from 9:30am – 12:30pm and titled: Green Skills in the Maritime and Offshore Engineering Industry, the session is open to all young people in state schools aged between 16-19 years old.

Running in line with Green Skills Week, the our session will provide students with an introduction to the company, our contribution to green skills as well as the many job opportunities on offer. It will also provide students with a chance to hear from our experienced team and take part in a live green skills Q&A.

Green Skills Week is a Speakers for Schools initiative that offers young people insight days, work experience and inspirational talks to introduce roles in the growing green economy.


Apprenticeship Insight Day

Held on 27th April from 9:30am – 12:30pm, the session is open to young people in state schools aged between 16-19 years old living in and around the four Harland & Wolff sites – Appledore (North Devon), Methil (Fife, Scotland), Stornoway (Isle of Lewis, Scotland) and Belfast (Northern Ireland).

The day will provide students with an introduction to the company, our history, and our apprenticeship scheme, as well as giving students the chance to hear from our current apprentices and our experienced team. The session will also offer students an opportunity to refine their own CV, cover letter and interviewing skills.



Applications to participate in both insight days must be made via the online Speakers for Schools portal.

Students can log in or create a free account on the Speakers for Schools portal here.


About Speakers for Schools

Speakers for Schools is a youth social mobility charity, founded in 2010 by ITV’s Political Editor Robert Peston, and supported by the Law Family Charitable Foundation. The charity’s aim is to end educational inequality by giving all young people access to the same networks available to fee-paying schools. It provides talks from influential figures as well as work experiences linking students to hundreds of the UK’s leading employers. It also includes Youth Card, a personalised app that brings work experience, inspirational talks and discounts into the hands of young people across the UK.