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Free extended placement to support your business

From October 2019, students from Sunderland College will be taking part in extended industry placements.

The T-Levels will offer students a mixture of classroom learning and ‘on-the-job’ experience during an industry placement of at least 315 hours (approx. 45 days). These placements will provide the students with the knowledge and experience needed to open the door into skilled employment, further study or a higher apprenticeship.

The students will be matched to a host employer one day per week, between October 2019 and June 2020, to work within their business as an unpaid extended placement for the duration of the academic year.

Are you a business looking to benefit from free student support?

  • Our talented Level 3 students will work for ½ days per week unpaid for 9 months.
  • Students can be asked to support with a variety of tasks or given a dedicated project to work on.
  • We can support students with travel, lunch, PPE and DBS check and CSCS card costs.
  • We’ll support you in finding the right recruit for your business.

To find out more, get in touch with our employability team on 0191 5116040 / 07841214993 or email recruitment.team@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk

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