Employers can support workplace learning through longer placements that can be supported by a training provider, including traineeships, apprenticeships and internships.

Key Features of Longer Placements

Learners gain significant employment related skills development through direct learning in the workplace through longer work placements.

  • Learners gain direct learning in the workplace through a minimum 4 week work placement

  • Employers host and supervise young people on placement, with formal training provided by a remote training provider

  • Minimum commitment – initial preparation plus minimum of 4 week placement supervision

Example of Longer Placements

Take a look at the excellent work of the National Careers Service and their Apprenticeship Bus in Broadmead, Bristol.