Provide a Work Experience Placement

We are looking for employers from various sectors to offer one to two-week placements for students, or extended placements such as one day a week for an extended period.

What will the young person gain?

Giving young people a taste of the working world helps to:

  • Build their confidence and employability skills as they prepare to transition from education to the world of work
  • Gain knowledge of a sector and links curriculum learning to careers

What will your company gain?

Providing a work experience placement helps to:

  • Raise your company profile
  • Connect you with talented students who could become your future employees
  • Reduce the widening skills gap by showcasing careers in your sector
  • Develop mentorship skills within your company
  • Improves the social mobility of young people in your community

How LEBC will support you and your work placement student

Over the past 30 years, we’ve placed over 220,000 students in quality work experience placements.

  • We’ll match your business with students interested in your sector
  • We’ll provide all the required paperwork and arrange for you to interview the student
  • Our NEBOSH or IOSH assessors will visit your business to ensure you comply with the required insurances, health, safety, and welfare checks
  • We’ll support you and the young person throughout the process

Register an interest


To find out more, call or email Gina, our Work Experience Manager