16 to 19 study programmes: work experience
Guidance on post-16 work experience for education and training providers.
Ref: DFE-00108-2015 PDF, 285KB, 15 pages
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This applies to the 2015 to 2016 and 2016 to 2017 academic years and is for:
- school leaders
- school staff
It applies to all providers of 16 to 19 education, including:
- local-authority-maintained schools
- local authorities
- sixth-form colleges
- further education colleges
It is also relevant to organisations providing traineeships for those aged 16 to 24.
It brings together existing guidance on the provision of post-16 work experience from the Education Funding Agency (EFA), Ofsted and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Published: 7 October 2013
Updated: 5 July 2016
- Updated 'Post-16 work experience as a part of 16 to 19 study programmes and traineeships' to clarify the provider's liability for accidents.
- Updated advice covering 2014 to 2015 and 2015 to 2016 academic years.
- First published.