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Careers LIVE with Portia Taylor-Black at St Michael's School, Chorley

Careers LIVE with Portia Taylor-Black at St Michael’s School, Chorley

Careers LIVE was a live streamed event that will broadcast to thousands across the country wanting to find out more about the exciting opportunities available within different companies and organisations.

This broadcast  featured Portia, who is a Business Engagement Officers at Chorley Council. Portia answered questions on apprenticeships from the Year 9 students of St Michael’s School, Chorley.

The live chat is still open next to the video player so feel free to leave us a question or comment and we’ll get it forwarded to Portia from Chorley Council.

Broadcast length 15 minutes

  • St Michael's School

    Year 9

    St Michael’s was founded by local residents in the Chorley area more than 50 years ago. The founder members wanted a church school for local children and set about raising the funds to build a purpose-built school in the heart of Chorley. Today, St Michael’s still prides itself on the Christian ethos that underpins everything we do.

    Meet the students from Year 9 who will be interviewing former apprentice Portia Taylor-Black, who is now Business Engagement Officer at Chorley Council

  • Portia Taylor-Black

    Business Engagement Officer, Chorley Council

    As one of the Business Engagement Officers at Chorley Council, we are a proactive team focused on business engagement and support for businesses in the area, and businesses seeking to relocate into Chorley. We support businesses via signposting, identifying commercial premises, grants and also our bespoke Digital Creative programme. We are an ambitious team and have undertaken a number of commercial developments to benefit and grow our local economy, including Strawberry Fields Digital Hub, Market Walk Extension and Primrose Gardens, with a number more of potential commercial developments on the horizon.

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