Supported internships are a structured study programme based primarily at an employer. They enable young people aged 16-24 with a statement of SEN, or an Education, Health and Care plan to achieve sustainable paid employment by equipping them with the skills they need for work, through learning in the workplace. You will receive a high level of support the young person to move into paid employment at the end of the programme. Alongside their time at the employer, young people complete a personalised study programme which includes the chance to study for relevant substantial qualifications, if appropriate, and English and maths. The programme at CONEL is supported in partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation/Project Search and North Middlesex University Hospital.
The “study” element of this programme is limited to 1/2 hours per week. The main body of the programme is spent in rotations being supported to perform Job Roles within the Organisation. Main components of delivery are Employability Skills, Communication Skills, Organisational Skills Presentation Skills (Maths & English) Ability to Self-Reflect and to Peer Assess.Any other specific job/work related skills and qualities.
A current EHCP. A qualification at Entry Level 2. Independent Traveller
You will have reviews regularly with lead job coaches.You will be assessed through a variety of methods based on course requirements and individual needs. For example:ObservationsWorkbooksPractical ActivitiesQuestioningPeer feedbackThroughout the course, you will be gathering evidence/information in each unit. There are different methods that evidence can be gathered to meet individual needs.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
This course will provide employability skills to progress onto further study or in employment.