Any size business in any industry can provide work experience to young people through EBP South; it's simple and easy.

EBP South manage the work placement process so all you have to do is let us know the roles and when your available to take students on and we'll do the rest.

We provide work experience placements for schools across the Solent region. This includes both block (1 week or 2 weeks) placements; as well as extended work experience placements.

Extended work experience

Extended work experience placements are great for young people to learn on the job many of which then go on to take apprenticeships with the organisations. It's usually for 1 day a week for a minimum of 6 weeks.

How it works:

We will:

  1. Register your business 
  2. Advertise the role(s) that are available
  3. Put when your company is available to take work experience placements
  4. Liaise with you throughout

Students are able to view the placement(s) that are available to apply for them.

Is my business suitable for students?

  • Your business must have Employers’ Liability insurance
  • Your workplace must provide a safe environment for a student
  • You must provide support and supervision for your student

Outcomes for the students

Work experience is the single biggest factor in young people getting a future job in addition it helps them to develop the following:

  • Self-awareness
  • Awareness of the workplace
  • Increased motivation
  • Organisational skills
  • Soft skills
  • Increased confidence
  • Gain experience of a specific career or industry
  • Improve their understanding of the world of work

Outcomes for your business

There is growing evidence that employers use successful work experience placements as recruitment opportunities for young people. 

  • You're supporting the future work force
  • Gain a young person's perspective on your business
  • Young people can bring a lot of skills to your business
  • Young people provide fresh ideas

Contact us

Contact Kayleigh for an informal conversation about how you can offer work experience placements to young people:

Telephone: 02392 283400
Email [email protected]