How might industry placements work for Digital roles within your organisation?

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An industry placement is an extended period of structured time that a student spends in your workplace, developing real skills and making a meaningful contribution to your organisation.


Many employers are already offering industry placements, which is a fundamental part of T Levels – a new course designed by employers for 16-19-year olds, which combines classroom learning with a substantial industry placement (at least 315 hours).


Industry placements can work in many roles within your organisation. In this 1-hour webinar, we’ll give you an overview of what industry placements look like for digital roles, how to make sure it is a success for you and the student, and the government support now available to help you.


The webinar will cover:

  • What are industry placements and T Levels?
  • What do industry placements look like for digital roles?
  • The business benefits of offering industry placements, for example: cost-effective channels for recruitment, fresh ideas, talent pipeline, reputation in your community / industry
  • The difference between apprenticeships, industry placements and work experience and how they can work together
  • Roles and responsibilities: for you as the employer; the student; the college, the school or other provider
  • Case study insights from those already offering digital placements
  • The government support available to help you


There is no charge for this webinar.



Who is the webinar for?

This webinar is for anyone who would like to know more about industry placements in digital roles and explore how they might support your workforce development plans. The content has been designed with HR / Learning and Development staff and digital team leads / managers in mind.



Speakers and presenters

The webinar has been commissioned by the Department for Education and will be delivered by SDN. SDN has been at the forefront of helping organisations to explore how apprenticeships and technical education can contribute to the development of particular teams and roles within the organisation.


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