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50 Day Industry Placements

50 Day Industry Placements

50 day industry placements are now a key part of Wiltshire College study programmes, giving our students the opportunity to develop industry and employability skills in a real working environment to prepare them for their future careers or further study. In this section, you will find quotes from students and employers who have been involved in an 50 day industry placements. You can view or download our Parents & Student's and Employers guide to 50 day industry placements. 

Employers - Get involved!

For information about the benefits of 50 day industry placements for your business, go to the 50 Day Industry Placements Guide below. Contact us for more information on 0845 345 2235 or email workexperience@wiltshire.ac.uk.

I'm really glad I did an extended placement as it meant I got involved with more interesting projects 

- Alex

During my placement, they had time to get to know me and  I was then offered an apprenticeship

- Jordan

Having a student on a longer placement enabled them to really become a part of our team

- Chris

What better way to learn than on the job?

We are expanding our work experience programme and giving students the opportunity to spend even more time doing the job they are aspiring towards. Employers love experience and when our students are done at Wiltshire College they'll have bags of the stuff! Imagine how good they'll look when competing against someone with much less on the job experience? I know who I'd choose....

50 day Industry Placement Guides:

Parents Guide 50-day work placements

Students Guide 50-day work placements

Employer Guide 50-day work placements