What opportunities will this course give me?
The full-time Supported Internship programme is your final step in education before entering into the world of work.
The year long Internship will provide you with specialist careers guidance from experienced recruitment staff and on the job support to help develop skills needed to secure and maintain paid employment opportunities.
You will take advantage of our fantastic employer links, examples of past opportunities are varied, these include, retail, maintenance, social care, hospitality and many more.
What will I be learning?
This programme will give you the experience, training, support and skills needed to go into the workplace.
It is designed for learners with an Education, Health and Care Plan who are ready and keen to gain paid employment.This is a specialised work focused route into employment, therefore requires all participants to be serious about maintaining a job, your job coach will support and guide you.
You will learn skills bespoke to your work environment and placement with the support of your job coach and employer.
You will develop your maths and English for functional work placed essential skills required.
The programme will develop your confidence, motivation and workplace skills, knowledge and behaviours to be able to gain paid employment.
Why is this course for me?
Placement choices are learner led, your placements will be linked to your own career aspirations. Your job coach will work with you to explore your aspirations and map them to a job that suits your life goals.
This programme frequently links with external providers to improve your learning experience, examples of some of these are The National Citizenship Service, Eastleigh Borough Council, The Can Do Project and many more.
You will be supported to feel comfortable and confident when taking steps into the workplace. You will be well supported by your job coaches but will also be offered individualised training opportunities where this is identified. Examples of this are anxiety workshops and travel training.
How will my learning be enhanced?
Throughout the programme, you will continue to have maths and English classes. These will be linked closely to the skills needed in the work environment and bespoke to your individual learning needs.
You will have regular tutorials with a job coach and frequent job coach support in the workplace. You will negotiate learning goals and track the development of your skills. Your job coach will work with you to develop a vocational profile
This programme is designed to be responsive to the individual needs of learners and many have completed specific training linked to their career aims.
Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?
With our strong employer connections you will have the opportunity to develop and strengthen your CV and work experience to increase opportunities for paid work. This will also generate valuable references for any future possibilities.
Job coaches will support you to complete searches and applications during job clubs for advertised jobs and secure these skills for your future career path.
Here at Eastleigh, we are proud of our fantastic success rates; the Supported Internship offers some of the best progression routes into Supported Apprenticeships and paid/voluntary work in the local area.
What do I need to sign up?
Entry on to the programme is by interview and assessment, to access a Supported Internship you will need to have an Education, Health and Care Plan.
Is there anything else I need to know?
Supported Internships are seen as the last step in education for a young person who is ready to start in the world of work.
This course is only for learners aged 16-18 (or 19-24 with an EHCP).
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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Adult students on a career path are positive about going to university
According to figures recently reported by UCAS, the total number of applicants wishing to start university in September hit a new high. The findings coincide with the results of an exit poll of 250 adult learners from Eastleigh College in which 98% agreed that ‘My course will enable me to develop a new career’.