Virtual experiences of the workplace and virtual training opportunities gathered from across the network
Hunter Bevan A remote virtual work experience with a twist. Suitable for anyone interested in developing their design or marketing skills. Feedback will be given plus a chance to feature on Hunter Bevan's website.
PWC The programme combines both live and pre-recorded sessions which will provide you with an insight into PwC and an opportunity to develop your employability skills. You’ll also have the chance to engage with a range of PwC ambassadors through the interactive live sessions, whilst having the flexibility to watch and listen to the recorded sessions at a time best suited to you each week.
Introduction to Plumbing Great way of gaining some basic Plumbing knowledge if you are considering a career in this industry
Introduction to Carpentry If you are considering a career as a Carpenter, then this course will introduce to the basic principles of structures and what is involved in being a Carpenter.
Introduction to the Electrical trade This online course will give you a free introduction to the electrical trade, electrical safety, and electrical theory. Introduction to Masonry This free online masonry course will teach you about essential masonry tasks, such as the spreading of mortar, furrowing, buttering, and bricklaying.
Idea.org.uk You can work your way towards various ‘badges’ in IT safety, digital creativity and techniques to gain more knowledge and skills in coding and cyber security. If you complete enough points in the same section, you will obtain an online badge.
Work Experience | Vodafone.co.uk 1-Week virtual Innovators programme in August, will be open for registration soon. On the programme students will be immersed in our business functions, working on a real-life business project, undertaking employability skills workshops, and learning about our current Graduate and Apprentice journeys.
World of Work This is a great variation of work experience which explores a variety of types of work and also employability skills. You don’t need to register. You must click on the tab which says Monday and complete the 4 lessons on that. You must then choose at least 1 of the other days (for example Thursday) and complete the 4 lessons You don’t register on this so you must let your careers teacher know if you choose this option and which days you will be working through – they will then be able to access the certificate.
InsideSherpa An excellent website which offers virtual work experience placements from a range of companies, from banking to careers in tech. Most options last up to six hours and involve tutorials, videos and activities.
**InvestIn(paid) Aimed at students between 14 and 18 years old, InvestIn offers an impressive array of virtual work placements involving real life work and contact with professionals. This is a paid service, and placements range from one day to one week. Prices start from £90.
Speakers4Schools Recently launched, Speakers4schools aims to provide a level playing field by connecting young people to high quality virtual work placements. Register to stay up to date with their latest developments.
Barclays Life Skills You’ll get to see the inner workings of a ‘digital transformation’ agency, and actively work with different departments on one exciting project, helping them solve problems and complete real-life tasks.
Kennedys Law Our training programmes are designed to develop lawyers who will be the future of Kennedys. Pinset Masons Our virtual programmes give you the opportunity to see behind the scenes of Pinsent Masons. We’d be delighted to welcome you to our Vacation Placement programme, but this allows you to ‘try before you buy’.
Medicine, Health & Social Care
Brighton and Sussex Medical School – becoming a Doctor
Have you thought about maybe becoming a Doctor or studying medicine? Work experience is an incredibly important part of this and it is essential that you start preparing yourself early. Brighton and Sussex Medical School have put together a wonderful opportunity for all who are considering medicine to gain some valuable work experience with them. BSMS Virtual Work Experience (thinkific.com).
Caring in Hospitals If you are thinking about going into Healthcare, becoming a Nurse or another allied health profession then this is a really great insight into working in a hospital.
Introduction to Psychology For those who are interested in pursuing a career in any of the caring/social/Mental Health professions.
Childcare Our NurseryVue app builds learner confidence and prepares them for work experience by exploring childcare health and safety issues and solutions from the comfort of their own learning environment.
Sheffield teaching hospitals We have put together this virtual resource that will assist you in carrying out alternative work experience. The resource contains information on a variety of job roles within the NHS, both clinical and non-clinical.
Halliday Fraser Munroe This course is suitable for year 10 and 12 but if in year 10, it would be very beneficial to have a keen interest in architecture. This is a real company, who are running a fantastic work experience programme online. You will complete 2 tasks including designing a house for a celebrity.
Environmental Science – Global warming If you have an interest in the environment and enjoy Science, this short course will introduce you to the factors which affect climate change.
Forensic Science and Fingerprints How do Forensic Scientists operate? What is involved in using fingerprints as evidence. This course will introduce to the basic principles of forensic science in the working world.
Veterinary Professions Learn what it takes to become a vet and explore the challenges of the vet profession to decide if it's the right career for you.
Software engineering JP MorganInternship We’re excited to offer you the opportunity to explore what life is like as a JPMorgan Chase software engineer with our Software Engineering Virtual Internship.
KPMG In this online program, you will get to complete similar work that our Graduates do at KPMG. You will learn what it is like working at one of the world’s best data analytics team, and build skills required to excel as a analytics consultant.
British Airways Every 90 seconds a British Airways aircraft takes off from somewhere around the world. Ever wondered what it’s like to be part of that excitement - the magic that connects Britain to the world and the world to Britain? Now you can.
Idea The Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award, known as iDEA, is an international programme that helps you develop and demonstrate your digital, enterprise and employability skills for free.
**IGD – some virtual attendance during half term The food and grocery industry is growing, with jobs to suit everyone. Join our virtual work experience week to gain skills and experience to add to your CV, and expand your network, by interacting with industry professionals.
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