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Working in partnership > Work Experience
Each year the Consortium places more than 1,600 young people on work experience. Last year, with the support of over 700 businesses, students gained experience in fields as diverse as engineering, sport and leisure, land based, IT and public services.
The most popular placements were in education, the Armed Forces, retail, business and finance, and engineering.
Students from the majority of Basingstoke schools have the opportunity to complete at least one week’s work experience during Key Stage 4. This may be in support of a specific vocational course or in a field of interest to the student.
The Consortium also supports colleges to complete health and safety checks for many of their students’ work experience.
We also support students on ‘extended’ work experience: one to two days a week for a term or more. These placements often lead to accreditation or are linked to a specific programme of study.
Basingstoke Consortium provides...
Please click on the links below to view some of our work experience case studies...
|► Allens Garage|
|► Festival Place|
|► The Community Furniture Project|