The Work Experience Team at Westminster Kingsway College
The Work Experience Team is here to ensure that every single student has access to a Work Experience opportunity.
We want to help you gain invaluable skills and prepare you for your future career.
A compulsory part of your course is to participate in a Work Experience Placement or an Industry Placement:
A. Work Experience Placement
A one or two - week work placement at a company that relates to your chosen course, where you will be part of a team in a specific industry and gain an understanding of the world of work while developing employability skills.
B. Industry Placement
A 45-day work placement which you will attend 1 day a week throughout the academic year. Prior to starting your placement, you will work closely with a Work Placement Officer and external guests who will prepare you for your placement by hosting sessions on mock interviews, personal branding, CV skills etc.
What are the benefits of a Work Placement?
You will gain an understanding of how a business works and get to know about different job roles that exist
You will develop transferrable skills which will make you more employable
You can add to your CV and get a reference
It will help you make an informed decision on what you would like to do in your future career
It a chance for you to network and meet industry professionals
Some of our current employers: