Tertiary Catalogue

Series: How to Succeed at Work Experience


Benefits of Work Experience

Benefits of Work Experience

The benefits of doing a work experience placement are far wider reaching than getting two weeks off from school or college. Pupils undertaking a work experience placement stand to broaden their understanding of the world of work and build their...Show More
Employability Skills

Employability Skills

What do employers want? What makes someone stand out as a star employee? The skills learned during a work experience placement stand young people in good stead when they’re ready to enter the world of work. They’re skills that are critical to...Show More
Expectations versus Reality

Expectations versus Reality

Everyone has heard horror stories of work experience gone wrong, leading to some misunderstandings and negative expectations in the lead up to a summer placement. This video puts expectations side by side with the reality of work experience from...Show More
Preparation for Work Experience

Preparation for Work Experience

How does one properly prepare for work placement? What is appropriate clothing? What questions should be asked? What will make pupils undertaking work placement feel the most confident when they step through the door on day one? We hear from an...Show More
The Dos & Don'ts of Work Experience

The Dos & Don'ts of Work Experience

When preparing pupils for work experience, it’s good to remember that this could be their very first professional experience away from the school or college setting. This video explores exactly what to do and, arguably more importantly, exactly...Show More
Workplace Safety

Workplace Safety

The importance of workplace safety cannot be underrated. Pupils preparing to enter a new environment on work experience placement must consider the policies surrounding health and safety seriously, or else bear the consequences. This video...Show More