The MP for Copeland is encouraging young jobseekers to attend the first Copeland Skills Fair in west Cumbria.
Trudy Harrison MP will host the event between 2pm and 7pm today at Solway Hall, Whitehaven.
The free event aims to provide information of jobs and apprenticeships available in the area, as well as helping young people decide the best path in eduction for their future.
Employers and training providers will showcase a wide range of trades from engineering, to health and beauty, and the Emergency Services.
Trudy Harrison MP said: