Work Experience Placements

Develop the talent for the future

Providing a professional work placement for a young person has countless benefits. Not only can you enable the development of a young person and help them to kick-start their career your business will benefit too, including:

  • Contributing to your corporate social responsibilitywork experience placements
  • An opportunity to introduce and encourage young and fresh ideas to your company
  • Development of people management skills for staff who would like to progress into management

For the young person it is more than just developing industry skills and experience, but for many it is an opportunity for them to:

  • Build their confidence and self-esteem
  • Be inspired and mentored by experts in your business
  • Receive additional support and guidance especially if they are unsure about what to do with their future

What’s included in the programme?

  • Students will be aged between 16-19
  • Duration: 12 weeks, 2 days per week at your company
  • The work placement can be in any department, in any role, with an assigned mentor
  • Not limited to one place per organisation
  • Person on placement will also be in training 2 days per week at one of our local training centres - improving their Maths and English qualifications and developing their employability skills
  • Support will be given to each employer - helping to develop clear objectives for the individual, an assigned account manager for any assistance and any further support needed

You are not expected to provide a permanent position for them once the programme is complete. However, a work placement opportunity can often be life changing for a young person. By nurturing their ambition and guiding them towards a future career path you can make a real difference, not only to them but to the communities you support.

Get involved

To find out more, call our team on 0161 233 2656 or fill in the form below and one of them team will be in touch: