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Fact Sheet: Supported Internships

Fact Sheet: Supported Internships

This factsheet is about supported internships. Supported Internships are personalised study programmes based primarily at an employer's premises. They are designed to better enable young people with severe learning difficulties and/or disabilities to achieve sustainable paid employment by equipping them with the skills they need for the workplace.

This factsheet covers:

  • why the Government is introducing supported internships
  • who supported internships are for
  • who can offer supported internships
  • what supported internships are
  • how supported internships are funded
  • how to set up a supported internship
  • examples of supported internships

Tags: Employment, Education, Health & Care Planning, Guide, Supported Internships

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