Services for Young People Services for Young People Hertfordshire

Employer Guide to Work Experience

YCH Services for Young People can provide employers with our free Employer Guide to Work Experience which is a step by step support manual to help you to offer a successful placement.

The Guide includes:

  • Actual tasks/projects/jobs you can give young people to do whilst on their placement to support your business
  • The process prior to, during and after work experience to alleviate any concerns and provide step by step information.
  • Hints and tips for successful work experience and how to get the best out of the placement.
  • How to set up a timetable and share responsibility for the student so that teams can be involved rather than one individual or Manager.
  • How to use Link2+ (Online Booking system) to see which schools have booked your opportunity/opportunities.
  • The work of our dedicated and experienced staff and the ways they can help you with the work experience placement.
  • Common misconceptions with regards to work experience.
  • Health & Safety Queries.
  • How companies can feedback to Services for Young People on their experience in order that we respond to the needs of companies and improve our service.
  • How to support a wide range of students, including those with LDD if you choose to support young people with additional learning needs.
  • Useful Websites for employers.


Click here to download an electronic version of the Guide or to obtain a free copy please email: or call 01438 844766 and a dedicated member of our team will be in touch.