Record numbers of young people, teachers and parents visited the Skills Show in Birmingham last week, with figures for Saturday showing a 44 per cent rise on last year.

A total of 78,324 people visited the show over the three days, with 20,597 of those on the Saturday, according to figures released today by organisers Find a Future.

“The Skills Show’s unique experiential careers advice model once again proved a big hit,” said Dr Neil Bentley (pictured right), chief executive of Find a Future.

“The success of this year’s event demonstrates how much demand there is for excellent careers advice on vocational education, training and apprenticeships.

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