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Providing work experience placement checks for your pupils?

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Mark Purcell Team Leader

Telephone: 01952 388600
Telephone: 01952 382888

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Education Business Links - Work Experience

We provide a health and safety assessment and approval service and a telephone helpline, message and email service for enquiries relating to work related learning for education and training providers whose learners undertake a work experience placement.

What we offer:

• A telephone helpline, message and email service for enquiries relating to work related learning
• Preparing students for work experience through an interactive presentation and workshop on finding a placement, employer expectations and staying safe.  There is time allocated for a Q and A session for the students
• Access to the EBL database of 3,000+ employers who have previously offered a work experience placement (NB. This is T&W data and is updated regularly. T&W do not authorise any copies of data to be held without their permission.)
• Assessment of potential work experience placements (block and extended for KS 4 and 5)  to ensure they meet requirements in accordance with HSE guidelines
• Facilitation of annual work experience network meeting  to share good practice and lessons learned and hear the latest news and updates from the Education Business Links team
• Annual work experience review upon request
• Training session to access and implement Navigate, the new online work experience diary for your students to have a permanent record of achievement, learning and challenges.  The Navigate Skills Framework is mapped to the September 2015 Ofsted Common Inspection Framework and records distance travelled throughout the work experience process.

At an additional cost we can offer;

  • Facilitate WEXP debrief and celebration - 2 hours £150
  • Work Experience Excellence Award - £250

Please contact us for further information and we will be happy to discuss your requirements

Why choose us?

• A NEBOSH and Rospa certificate qualified team who have worked for many years with local schools to prepare  students and support staff for the work experience programme
• The team has an extensive range of experience, knowledge and training to support your school pre, during and post work experience

Customer feedback

"Students and Teachers kept coming up to say how much they enjoyed the interview workshop."

Customer feedback

"Thanks for your support following the incident with our pupil."


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