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The Work Placement Team

The Work Placement Team at college are here to support you as part of the Careers Hub offering. We can help you find a relevant work placement and help you complete the necessary requirements for your placement to be a success by:

 Helping you to find an industry placement
 Assisting you with job applications and CV drop-ins
 Giving individual advice and guidance on your future pathway
 Verifying your employers' establishment is a safe working environment

What is an industry placement?

An industry placement (or work placement) is a supervised period of work with an employer that specialises in your chosen sector of work. It gives you the opportunity to experience the world of work and find out what a specific role involves. Work placements are a great way to develop your skills and build your experience.

What are the key benefits?
  • Clarify your personal career goals
  • Gain first-hand experience of an industry
  • Improve your knowledge and skills 
  • Build networking opportunities
  • Gaining good references for future opportunities
  • Enhance your teamworking skills

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Industry Placement Case Studies

We are pleased to support the needs of local businesses in contributing to their future workforce, whilst ensuring our students are exposed to a wide range of opportunities to help build their work experience portfolio while at College.

Click here to read our Student Case Studies.

Get in touch
If you want to find out more about how we can help you, pop in to speak to us in client services or contact us by email:

Anna Taylor
Senior Careers & Industry Placement Lead

Danielle Crentsil
Work Placement Coordinator

Jasmine Mackintosh
Careers & Work Experience Administrator 

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Address: East Surrey College, Gatton Point, London Road, Redhill, Surrey RH1 2JX

Main Switchboard: 01737 772611 / Client Services: 01737 788444 / Email:

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