Work Experience Overview
All full-time, further education courses are required to include a significant element of work experience.
Students (aged 16 – 19) need to ideally complete a minimum of 20/30 hours work experience, that is both relevant to their course and personal aims.
This can include:
Your tutor, along with the work experience team will arrange employer visits etc, however in order to ensure that you complete your required hours, we strongly recommend that you complete a work placement too.
Not only will this help you to gain some hands on experience within your chosen industry (which you can include in you CV), it will also help you to develop work skills that will help you to find employment/start your own business or even take the next step towards gaining your qualification.
What’s in it for me, I hear you ask!
Great question! Let’s explore the benefits………..
Work Experience can help you to:
Basically, it makes you more employable!!
Meet the Team
The Work Experience Team are here to support you every step of the way! If you have any questions you’re welcome to contact us!
Elizabeth Irving Katie Higgins
Work Experience Assistant Work Experience Co-ordinator
If you have any careers related questions you can also contact….
Student Advice Officer & Careers Lead
Work Experience Wednesdays!
The Work Experience Team hold weekly drop in sessions every Wednesday.
Look out for our Work Experience Wednesday posters for more information.
Alternatively, if you would like to arrange a 1-2-1 catch up over the phone or via webcam please email us at email@example.com
Work Experience Fact Find
Please complete our Work Experience Fact Find below.
It takes 2 minutes to complete and it will help our team to understand where you’re at and how they can best support you in the coming year.