Work Experience Placements including Nuffield Research Placements

LEBC’s services can help you to achieve and evidence The Gatsby Benchmarks. For more information, please get in touch.

We provide an excellent work experience placement service for young people across the city/county. We can offer you:

  • A bank of quality work experience placements from a vast range of industry sectors
  • A relevant work placement - over 90% of young people secure their 1st or 2nd choice placement type
  • Reassurance - our assessor team are NEBOSH qualified and undertake Health, Safety and Welfare checks on all placements
  • Clear placement description information and the risks and controls in place, provided to parents and teachers.

Young people feedback

Last academic year young people that completed work experience through us reported the following:

  • 84% stated their confidence grew as a direct result of their placement
  • 82% of participants identified a vast improvement in their communication
  • 90% reported an improvement in organisation and managing responsibility in their academic studies as a direct result of work experience.

Nuffield Research Placements

Nuffield Research Placements allow your year 12 young people to undertake a 4 week Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) based research placement during the summer holidays, gaining real life experience of the world of research. The programme gives high achieving young people the chance to explore a career in a STEM environment and can particularly benefit young people with no family history of university, or who come from low income families.

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Virtual Work Experience

LEBC are working closely with local employers to offer a virtual work experience package for young people for 2020/21. Please click here for more information or contact the virtual team on:

0116 240 7270

[email protected].

Get in Touch

If you would like further information, please call us on 0116 240 7270 or complete the enquiry form below:

Graham Goode Motors Ltd

"The student was a very polite, interested and inquisitive person who fitted into our workforce very easily. It was a pleasure to have him here for the two weeks of his placement."

Graham Goode Motors Ltd
Colin Cole, Beaumont Leys School

“Just to say congratulations and thank-you for all your work in setting up our work experience this year. Certainly the best work experience we have had and hopefully a model for the future. So well done; you have been a marvellous support and done an excellent professional job. Many thanks.”

Colin Cole, Beaumont Leys School