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South Thames College Supported Internships

This programme is offered by South Thames College to students who are aged 16-24 and currently hold an Education, Health and Care Plan,  is specially and individually designed to facilitate learners’ progression into sustained employment.

Suitability for the programme will be assessed by observations and transition reviews before joining college, at interview and during the first four weeks of the course

After an initial assessment of four weeks, the student will be placed with an appropriate employer who will match the needs and wishes of the student. Learning will take place both on the job and complemented within the College training facilities. The tutors will work with the employers to identify areas the learner needs to improve to enable them to successfully gain employment at the end of the internship period.

Maths and English will be delivered at the appropriate level. Qualification opportunities are provided in line with the requirements of the job role.  Dedicated tutor support provides for an excellent experience, enabling the internee to succeed.  Learners will undertake four weeks of assessment and will then be provided an opportunity to complete an internship with a local employer with a desired job outcome at the end.

Students will have the opportunity to engage in real work-related activities with a possible job outcome at the end of it.

Who to contact

Entry Level Supported Internships

Where to go

South Thames College (Wandsworth Campus)
Wandsworth High Street
SW18 2PP
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This course is free. There may be a registration fee of up to £30.

Local Offer


What is Wandsworth’s Local Offer ?

To use this service you can apply direct to South Thames College yourself or on behalf of someone you care for aged 16 or over.

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Local Offer Age Bands
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Secondary (11-16 years)

Last updated: 16 Oct 2018

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