Edge - Sharper skills for business and people

01480 435 654


The shop is now open every Wednesday 10am-4pm. We are still
providing support by telephone, video call or email for those unable to visit.


EDGE is the link for schools to work with the Alconbury Weald development and its associated businesses. We work with secondary schools in Huntingdonshire to ensure their students have a greater understanding about what career opportunities are available in the area, coupled with an awareness of the required education, skills and attitude to make them ready for work.

How we work with schools

Raising the awareness of students and providing information on potential career opportunities in growth sectors – and the necessary qualifications/training required.

Embedding work experience within the curriculum to ensure young people leave school with basic ‘work-ready’ skills, so future employers have confidence in their ability to enter the workplace.

Holding events that give students the opportunity to speak directly to potential employers – about what they look for in their staff and what their employees can expect in return
(e.g. salary, training, career progression etc).

Providing independent careers advice – including top tips for CVs and interviews.

EDGE provides tangible links between education and employment and is keen to work with secondary schools and education providers to develop projects that help young people make the transition from education to employment.

EDGE shop

Get in touch...

Call us for an informal chat on 01480 435 654

Email us: info@sharperskills.co.uk

The EDGE shop is now open, in line with social distancing measures, and able to offer a safe service to customers. Please make an appointment to secure time with one of our advisers. You can also arrange for telephone or online support if you are not able to visit the team.

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