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Industry placements give students studying vocational qualifications the chance to put into practice the knowledge and technical skills they have learnt at college. Placements inspire the next generation to work in your industry, helping to address current and future skills shortages.

For Employers

Placements provide employers with additional support from a learner studying an industry relevant course. As a minimum, it will involve at 45 day placement in a relevant role with a host employer.

We’re always looking for businesses to help young people explore their career goals and increase their employability skills.

Businesses that offer industry placements play a key role in creating opportunities for young people in the local community at the start of their careers to make career choices, develop their employability skills and build confidence. We are passionate about industry placements because they offer excellent opportunities for both employers and young people.

Benefits to the employer include:

  • Helping to bridge the gap between education and the workplace, creating a more skilled workforce for the future
  • Playing a part in closing the skill gap affecting many industries
  • Providing yourself access to a pool of future employees
  • It is a great opportunity to develop Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR)
  • Placements are flexible which allows employers to develop bespoke projects that support your business needs as well as providing invaluable student experience

For more information on work experience or industry placements as an employer, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01753 443855.

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