Supported Internships

Supported internships are a structured study programme based primarily at an employer. They enable young people aged 16-24 with a statement of SEN, or an Education, Health and Care plan to achieve sustainable paid employment by equipping them with the skills they need for work, through learning in the workplace. Supported internships are unpaid, and last for a minimum of six months. Wherever possible, they support the young person to move into paid employment at the end of the programme. Alongside their time at the employer, young people complete a personalised study programme which includes the chance to study for relevant substantial qualifications, if appropriate, and English and maths.

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Accessible Guide to Supported Internships

Accessible Guide to Supported Internships

14th Apr 2014 at 10:41

Supported Internships can help disabled young people to get a job. They are a type of Study Programme. What makes them different is that most of the learning is done at work and some in college. This means young people can 'learn on the job'. Download our Accessible Guide for learners here.

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