Industry placements guidance resources

This page contains a set of guidance materials focusing on how to effectively implement industry placements.

Based on the experience and learning from the Industry Placements Pilot Scheme which is running throughout academic year 17/18, The Challenge, on behalf of Department for Education, have created these resources for post-16 education providers and employers. These resources will be particularly useful for providers who will be delivering industry placements in academic year 18/19 with funding from the Department for Education’s capacity and delivery fund.

Quick overview documents

Please see the index of resources first, which gives an overview of industry placement procedure.

For providers - 'How to' guidance

Before placement

For students:

During placement

Tools and Templates

Employment engagement:

Employer participation logos

Before placement:

During placement:

Post-placement tools:

Inspiring students materials:

Facebook post
Instagram post

Launch email
Print flyer
Print poster
Twitter image

For employers


A video providing an overview of the guidance resources.

Industry placements guidance resources

For any enquiries regarding industry placements, please contact the Education & Skills Funding Agency Service using this online enquiry form, or by searching for Industry Placements.

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