Going on a placement gives you the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge during a year working in industry. You’ll be able to make contacts and try out future career options to see if it’s what you really want to do and broaden your experience and transferable skills, often while earning a salary.
Placements in industry are valuable for developing essential workplace skills such as:
- Improving your problem-solving abilities
- Time management
- Prioritising tasks to meet deadlines.
You’ll also have the chance to put what you’ve learned so far on your course to practical use.
Placement opportunities can’t be guaranteed, but you will receive tailored support from our specialist team to help you secure a placement.