Doing a work placement as part of your course gives you a hands-on experience you can’t get in the classroom.
It gets you ready for work, lets you apply your skills – and gives you the chance to make a good impression on employers.
You’ll also find out if it’s the right career for you.
Types of placements
Our students have worked for employers including:
- West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue
- Holiday Inn
- The Cow on the Hill restaurant
- Summer school at the University of Bradford
Iqra Rashid (a Level 3 Extended Diploma student), did her placement at Childsplay Neighbourhood Nursery in Autumn 2017. The next year, she started working for them full time.
Kristal Illingworth (a Level 1 Applied Science student) did a placement with Robert Town Care Home. She was offered a part-time role with hours to fit around her studies.
Find out more
Our careers service is based in the David Hockney Building.
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