Supported Internship

Qualification: Internship
Entry Level

There are start dates for this course throughout the year. Please apply and at your interview we can place you on a course that meets your requirements.

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About this course

Are you aged 16–24?
Do you have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP)?
Do you want to move into paid employment?

If so, our supported internship programme may be the next step for you.

The supported internship enables young people with an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) to combine a work placement with a work skills programme at college along with developing their maths and English skills. The programme is designed to assist those with physical or learning difficulties to achieve regular paid employment by giving them the skills they need through learning in the workplace.

It is not so much a college course as an employment programme designed to get young people into work.  This internship will give you the skills needed for sustainable paid employment, through learning and experience in the workplace. 

Supported internships are unpaid, but equip you with the skills that employers need in order for you to move on to paid employment. You will gain valuable experience in the workplace, develop your strengths, improve your maths, English and overall employability.

What you will learn
  • Improving work skills through completing a work placement
  • Identifying your strengths and developing new skills
  • Developing skills valued by employers
  • Developing confidence at work
  • Building up experience for a CV
  • Completing a range of work ready qualifications
  • Improving your English and maths skills

Supported Internship Assessment

Entry requirements

Anyone aged 16–24 with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) who wants to build confidence in entering a workplace can do a supported internship.

The main requirement is that you want to work and that your long term goal is to enter paid employment.

Course length & fees
  • Fees:
  • Course Length: 1 year
  • Campus: Main
What next?

This programme will provide you with skills and work experience to enable you to move to paid employment.