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Supported Internships Developing Skills for the Workplace at Cambridge Regional College

Course description

Supported Internships at Cambridge Regional College gives learners aged 16-24 with moderate learning difficulties (or an EHCP) the opportunity to learn skills in the workplace.  It is a full time (3 days a week) programme. You may spend up to 2 days a week of your programme at on-the-job training and completing a portfolio of work/employability skills training. In addition you will spend one day at CRC developing your Maths, English and I.T. skills.

Students choose an area of vocational interest to participate in work experience e.g.

Office Work

Students will also receive training in the following subjects:
Health and Safety at work
How business works
Customer service
Team working
Independence/Travel Training
Career planning/job search skills
Self Management Skills

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but students will need to able to work towards employability qualifications at Entry Level 3 or Level 1, be interested in on-the-job training and be prepared to accept a period of paid employment if offered on completing the course. All potential students will be offered a taster day and an informal interview.In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a Welcome Event/Interview.

Financial information

We are committed to providing financial support to learners where it is available. We would actively encourage you to enquire about possible financial support as soon as you can. Depending on your situation, you may qualify for a contribution towards College costs such as kit, equipment, residential fees, meals, childcare etc. Enquiries can be made to

Future opportunities

Students may move on to further vocational skills "on the job" training, employment (sheltered or open), traineeships or voluntary work.

Further information

We would encourage you to visit one of our Cambridge Regional College Open Days:

Saturday 23rd June 2018 9:30am-12:30pm - Cambridge and Huntingdon

If you need any more information about any of our courses, please request a copy of our full-time prospectus or contact our Information & Advice Team on 01223 226315.

Students who currently attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply online via or by using the Cambridge Area Partnership application form (depending on your school). Please ask your careers teacher at school.

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to attend a college Welcome Event, which gives you and your parents/carers the opportunity to have a look around the College, talk to the tutors and ask any questions you may have.

We look forward to seeing you at the College soon!

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 18 July 2018
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    • Information and Advice Team
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01223 226315
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