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Industry Placements
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Industry Placements

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Every T Level will include an industry placement with an employer focused on developing student's technical skills learnt in the classroom. Training providers will help you organise placements lasting a minimum of 45 working days. You can offer industry placements as a block, day release or a mix of these, and can discuss sharing part of the placement with another employer if necessary.

 

Benefits

Benefits of industry placements to employers include:

  • Gaining extra resources for day-to-day projects
  • Developing a cost-effective recruitment pipeline of talent for entry-level jobs 
  • Building the capacity of your business and develop the skills you need
  • Providing your staff the opportunity to upskill in coaching and mentoring
  • Building a more diverse and creative workforce
  • Improving recruitment for entry-level jobs

 

Partnering with a provider

You will need to identify a local learning provider to work with on developing and delivering industry placement. 

Providers selected to deliver T Levels contains a list of providers who have been selected to deliver T Levels in academic years 2020 to 2021 and 2021 to 2022. The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) can also match you with local training providers who offer industry placements.

Training provider will support you during the placement. This will include assistance with any legal, health and safety and insurance documents you may require. 

Your provider will arrange visits during the placement to monitor progress. You will need to complete the student appraisal at end of placement.

 

Employer support

  • Package of support, based on employers' feedback, offers training and guidance.
  • Employer support fund in academic year 2019/2020.
  • The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) offers advice on T Level industry placements to employers.

 

Get involved

To get involved in industry placements, contact 08000 150 600 or email tlevel.placement@education.gov.uk

Learn more about the industry placements.

 

Resources

Industry placement case studies. A set of 13 video and 11 written case studies which feature student and employer feedback on their experience of industry placements and featuring different sector settings.

 

 

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