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Employment and Skills Leeds
8 - 12 February 2021

Leeds Manufacturing Festival

Run by the Leeds Manufacturing Alliance, supported by sponsors, this festival will bring awareness to the depth of career opportunities within manufacturing that exist in our city.

This festival in its 3rd year, was launched this year on November 5th 2020, and is offering a series of online local events virtually opening the doors of manufacturers to young people, schools and local communities.

There IS a Future in Manufacturing in Leeds despite what you may believe or have been told.

With 1,645 manufacturing firms in Leeds, the city is the 3rd largest manufacturing centre in the country by local authority area, with 29,000 people directly employed in manufacturing.

There is a huge array of exciting career opportunities in our sector.


Please take a look at our website for the latest information on apprentice vacancies.

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