Benefits of Work Experience

Work Experience placements assist students in their transition from school to work and aim to: 
  • Provide students with an opportunity to relate school studies with a workplace

  • Give students an insight into the diversity of employees in the workplace  

  • Prepare students for the demands and expectations of the working world 

  • Help students make informed career decisions by assessing their aptitudes and interests, and exploring potential careers

  • Improve students’ maturity, confidence and self reliance

  • Provide a link between school and local community  

  • Provide students with appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes concerning both paid and unpaid work