Services for Young People Hertfordshire Services for Young People

Providing experiences of workplaces

Work place visits, work-related learning and work experience

Work place visits, work-related learning and work experience

Gatsby Benchmark 6
"Every pupil should have first-hand experiences of the workplace through work visits, work shadowing and work experience to help their exploration of career opportunities, and to expand their networks."

Gatsby summary

  • By the age of 16, has every pupil had at least one experience of a workplace?
  • By the age of 18, has every pupil had one further such experience?

We can provide you with:

  • Work experience placements (including virtual placements)
  • Extended work experience placements
  • Bespoke placements
  • Health and Safety – IOSH trained – placement visits
  • Training for staff on Link2+ for work experience

Work experience

Who benefits?

  • Students in years 7–13 in schools and colleges


  • Face to face delivery: Herts, Beds, Cambs, Bucks, Essex and North London
  • Virtual delivery: any location

Who should purchase these services?

  • Careers Leaders/Coordinators
  • WEX/WRL Coordinators
  • Head of Sixth Form
  • HOYs
  • HODs


"It was a pleasure having the student work with the team. He was a willing team member and was keen to learn new skills. He was well mannered and always punctual.” Employer, Three Rivers, July 2019