Wirral Met College’s Supported Internship programme offer people aged 16-24 with learning disabilities or learning difficulties, with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP), the opportunity to gain practical, work-based learning experience. Tailored to the individual needs of each young person to ensure that their skills are developed with their career aspirations in mind, these internships provide a smooth transition from education into paid employment.


HOW DO SUPPORTED INTERNSHIPS WORK?

Our supported internship programmes are a partnership between Wirral Met College and an employer, fully supported by our experienced college job coaches.


THE BENEFITS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Create a diverse and vibrant workforce, whilst enhancing your business’s image as a leader in employing people with disabilities. You can expect to see:

  • Improved workforce morale
  • Customer goodwill
  • A flexible, productive recruitment process to achieve your business goals
  • Corporate Social Responsibility evidence for your work with the local community

THE BENEFITS FOR INTERNS

  • Raises aspirations
  • Builds skills and confidence
  • Provides understanding of employment
  • Shows employers what they can do
  • Helps to progress on to paid employment

Our friendly, experienced Supported Internships team are always looking to develop relationships with local employers to increase the number of supported internships offered to the local community. For further details on becoming a supported internships partner and helping a young person on their path to employment, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0151 551 7777 today.

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