Student Workplacement


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At Stanmore College, we are focused on ensuring you are given the opportunity to develop skills that will help you achieve a successful future.

Learning a new vocational skill is only one part of what College life is about. Work Placement is an important part of your course and is designed to help you to develop additional job-specific skills in a hands-on way that will compliment what you are learning in the classroom.

We want to make certain that all students leave Stanmore College with a full range of skills and the knowledge needed to improve their chances of getting the career they want. Work Placement at Stanmore College is designed to give you a taster and insight into future career options and give you the exposure into what it is like to be employed. Having a period of Work Placement on your CV is always something employers are looking for and it gives you an extra edge to your CV and provides you a story to talk about at job interviews.

Preparing you for the working world is very important to us, our aim is to make your next step a successful one!

Research suggests that 74% of employers think work placement is crtical or significant when recruiting young people. Often a work placement can lead to an offer of part time work.

Interested in gaining and improving skills in the workplace? Help with CV writing, application and interview skills and a whole host more visit: https://barclayslifeskills.com/young-people/ (you will need to register to use the site) Interested in Working for the NHS?
This interactive online workshop focuses on the non-clinical roles within the NHS. These include roles in Finance, Administration, I.T, Leadership and Management and Operations. If you would like to learn more about the huge range of jobs within the NHS, then come along and join us for this online session. Apply ASAP for a workshop on 23rd June. https://uptree.co/nhs/e/1584423894/ (you will need to create an account to apply).

The NHS offers many meaningful and valuable roles. The majority of NHS volunteer roles will not require previous experience or specific skills as training and induction will be given. Aptitude and the willingness to learn are what NHS are looking for! https://www.rnoh.nhs.uk/about-us/get-involved/volunteering-rnoh

Coca-Cola Work Experience Day - Coca-Cola are looking to meet talented young people with an interest in the following career routes:

Want a Career in STEM? Nuffield Future Researchers is an exciting online alternative to the 2020 Nuffield Research Placement Programme. Students will participate in research from home, working with experts in a virtual learning environment. For more details and to apply ASAP follow the link: https://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/students-teachers/nuffield-future-researchers

For more details of these and other opportunities, or for help with your application, please contact the Work Placement Team at: workplacement@stanmore.ac.uk