employing

Offering placements

Work placements involve FE and HE students working full-time for an employer for up to 12 months as part of their course, before returning to college to finish their qualifications. Benefits to students include gaining confidence, skills and work experience, while for employers, placements can help strengthen local community links, offer staff valuable supervisory experience and provide the company with fresh insight and new skills. It’s also a great way to recruit suitable candidates. Click on the links below to find out more.

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