Supported Internship

What will I learn?

During the one-year course you will develop the skills needed for employment. You will spend a significant amount of time based in a workplace.

At College:

  • Explore different types of work
  • Develop communication skills
  • Create an employment ready CV
  • Undertake interview practice
  • Visit local workplaces
  • Try different job roles
  • Participate in sessions run by local employers
  • Gain an understanding of what jobs suit the skills you have
  • Continue to improve English and Maths skills needed for the workplace

At Work:

  • Undertake real work activities for an employer
  • Develop an understanding of how to interact in a place of work
  • Be supported by a Job Coach to learn the skills required by the employer
  • Have support to apply for paid employment or an apprenticeship at the end of the course

How long will it take to qualify?

1 year

How will I be assessed?

English and Maths: Modular exams (GCSE or Functional Skills if not already achieved)

College based activities: Internal assessment of skills

Workplace based activities: Employer assessment of skills

Additional Learning Opportunities

As part of the course you will be given opportunities to participate in a range of enrichment activities and develop new skills and interests.

Who is this course aimed at?

Students who:

  • Have an Education, Health and Care Plan
  • Want to gain skills needed to get a job
  • Need some additional support to access employment or an apprenticeship
  • Can travel independently from home to a place of work*

(*for students who are not yet ready to travel independently then please contact the college regarding the Foundation Learning programme which develops these skills in preparation for a Supported Internship.

What next?

Once you successfully complete the course you should be ready to progress into paid employment, an apprenticeship of a volunteering role.


Get in touch

John Leggott College
West Common Lane
North Lincolnshire, DN17 1DS

Tel: +44(0)1724 282998,


  • Northern Lincolnshire Education Consortium


  • Sixth Form Colleges Association
  • Ofsted Good Provider