Initiated by HSE
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, English
The website provides information for young people, employers, schools and parents and useful links to downloadable documents. All work experience opportunities offered by employers are checked by The Employability Partnership to ensure that they are safe, meaningful and comply with current legislation. Clearly, the risks in an office or shop will be considerably less than those found in a potentially more hazardous garage or factory environment and so discussions with TEP, which will include a visit to a new employer, include a discussion about those risks, taking into account the student’s relative lack of maturity and familiarity with the workplace, coupled with age related physical limitations.
Level of Education: Initial vocational education and training
Lead Organisation: the employability partnership