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work experience

Bury College aims to provide you with the best start to your career. By taking part in work experience you can gain a real insight into the career of your choice. Additional benefits include the opportunity to:

•    Develop a range of transferable knowledge and skills
•    Improve the content of your CV and UCAS application
•    Explore different career options
•    Improve your confidence in a working environment
•    Appreciate the relevance of your course and how it           can be applied in a work situation

Many of our courses also offer you workshops delivered by industry professionals, talks and career information, visits and projects delivered in partnership with local and national organisations.

What else do I need to know?


The length of your work experience will vary from course to course. Many students will undertake work experience as part of the core provision of their course for at least one week during the academic year.

Organising a placement

To discuss suitable work experience opportunities please speak to your tutor or the college’s dedicated placement co-ordinator on the details below. Alternatively information on exciting work experience opportunities are now available via MyVLE.


Bury College Work Experience Placement Co-ordinator

Telephone: 0161 280 8430



Are you an employer?

We would like to discuss work experience opportunities with employers from a wide range of sectors. If you are able to help our students improve and develop their skills for the workplace please contact the Bury College Work Placement Co-ordinator on the details above.

Download the Work Experience Guide for Employers

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