Supported Internships

Are you aged 18-24 with learning difficulties or disabilities? Join the supported internship programme and prepare for paid employment.

Course Level:
Entry Level
1 Year
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:

A tailored package will be created for you running from September – July. The programme combines unpaid work with an employer and time in College to gain skills such as maths, English & employability skills. The job is specially adapted to meet your skills and ability whilst fulfilling a genuine business need for the employer. You would receive a job coach (a member of staff) who will mentor you and offer support and build confidence when in your workplace.

What kind of jobs could you do? It could be a practical job which can be learned through practice and repetition and could include working in a warehouse, catering establishment, estates, retail or administration setting.

  • Build up experience for a CV
  • Demonstrate skills & willingness to work
  • Change the perception of employers & young people
  • Improve skills in English & Maths to be better prepared for work
  • Handle money
  • Interact with the public
  • Practice interview skills
  • Become an independent traveller to & from work

Entry Requirements

  • Interview essential
  • 18-24 years old
  • High needs
  • Motivated & committed
  • Willing to work with an employer
  • Willing to travel independently

Your choices may include:

  • Paid employment
Enrolment 19 August & 28 August
Open Evening – Skipton 13 October
17:30 - 19:30