Work experience is an important factor in shaping young people's perceptions of the world of work. It can help them to:
A very positive outcome of a work experience placement is that the student has a better appreciation of a particular career or occupation which can enable them to make a more informed career choice.
Work Experience Services will find a student a suitable work experience placements based on their career aspirations. We will provide a job description for the student and ensure all health and safety, insurance checks have been made before the start of the placement.
Work Experience Services will assess the suitability of each placement that students find and will ensure that all health and safety requirements are met and risk assessments completed before the start of the placement. We will also ensure that the companies insurance details are up to date and cover the student whilst on placement.
Work Experience Services can also come into school to deliver assemblies to launch the Work Experience programme in school, advising students on how to apply for placements emphasising the importance of work experience for their future career. We can also deliver workshops/assemblies on preparing for work experience to enable students to be prepared and gain the most out of their placement.
We arrange for professional, Nebosh qualified staff to undertake health and safety visits to work experience placement companies where required, to help ensure all placements are safe and successful.
All placements are audited by a health and safety professional who additionally considers any safeguarding issues regarding the placement.
On-hand to provide help and advice when you need it. Our support team has been assisting schools with work experience placements for many years.