The supported internship programme will enable you to gain skills needed in the workplace, increase confidence and prepare you for the world of work. You will spend one day per week in college studying towards a personalised qualification. You will then spend between one and four days each week with an employer developing your skills and confidence in the workplace. A member of staff will work closely with you in the workplace to help you learn new tasks and help you settle in to the job
What will I study?
- Working safely
- Working with others
- Preparing for work
- Working as a team
- Work experience
- Communication skills
- Interview skills and job search
- Presentation skills
- Developing social skills
- Progression planning
Will I get any support?
A member of staff will work closely with you in the workplace to help you learn new tasks as well as a “work buddy” from the employer who will help you settle in to the job
What kind of work could I do?
Everyone is different and therefore able to do different kinds of jobs. The most important thing will be to match your skills, interests and abilities with the right employer. This could include
Support for Special Educational Needs
Our Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need.
Please contact the Support Coordinator in Learning for Living and Work on +44 (0)1226 216 133/248.