Real life work experience from a range of local Lancashire employers

EBP (NW) Ltd works with over 4,500 employers across Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen, therefore your placement will be tailored to match your requirements, travel, career aspirations, etc.

You will work alongside experienced staff and will be treat as an employee whilst on placement. You will attend a pre placement interview in order for the employer to understand what you would like to learn/achieve by the end of the placement.

Benefits of work placements are:

  • Demonstrate your current skills in the workplace
  • Learn new skills through new tasks
  • Understand the qualifications required to work in different job sectors
  • Deal with real life situations
  • Understand what skills employers are looking
  • Enhance your CV

Quality Assurance in line with Health & Safety Standards for young people

All EBP (NW) Ltd’s placements undertake a rigorous health, safety and welfare assessment together with a detailed job description to allow you to prepare for your interview and subsequent placement.

EBP (NW) Ltd works closely with our Lancashire employers prior to and during all work placements to ensure all activities have been assessed in line with our client’s capabilities and welfare.

A dedicated EBP (NW) Ltd employer engagement officer supports Lancashire employers to ensure all placements are high quality and exceed our client’s expectations.

EBP (NW) Ltd’s dedicated team of Health & Safety Assessors hold NEBOSH accreditation and continuously update their skills through networking and professional development.

Education Business Partnership holds professional indemnity insurance to ensure everything is in place for all parties.

We have worked with over 4,500 employers across Lancashire, Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool for over 10 years who offer quality work placements.

Benefits to individuals are:

  • Employer understands their role
  • Workplace mentor is identified and planning is complete
  • Where appropriate DBS check completed with employer
  • Individual is able to plan for interview and first day better
  • Job description is sent to client/student
  • All parties have all necessary contact details
  • EBP NW Account Manager support during the placement period