Workplace Experiences

Support and resources helping you to offer a quality & inclusive workplace experience for local young people

Health and Wellbeing

Dorset Chamber is committed to helping businesses provide health and wellbeing support to their employees.

Health and Wellbeing

Dorset Chamber is committed to helping businesses provide health and wellbeing support to their employees.

Support & Resources

We’ve curated a range of resources and information to support your workplace experience planning. If you can’t find something that you need, please contact us.

Work Experience Dates

A list of dates provided by schools across Dorset when students are looking for  placements.

Currently showing dates for the academic year 2023/2024.

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FAQ

Your ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ compiled into a document for workplace experience activity ranging from two hours to two weeks.

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Work Experience Toolkit

A concise and user-friendly guide and comprehensive suite of digital forms from Dorset Careers Hub providing everything you need to set-up, regulate, safeguard and evaluate your workplace experience programme

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Block & Extended Placements

Taster & Shadow Days

Site Visits

Webinar 1 – 19th June 2024

How to engage and inspire the future workforce by inviting them in to your workplace

Registration coming soon

Webinar 2 – 3rd July 2024

A ‘How to’ guide for organisations on offering block and extended placements in your workplace

Registration coming soon

Webinar 3 – 17th July 2024

Advice and tips on making sure your workplace experience is safe and accessible for young people

Registration coming soon

Get Involved

Register for our Dorset Work Ex Directory now. It will be launched to schools in September 2024 via a password protected online portal

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Key Dates

Open Doors - Construction Open Farm Sunday National Manufacturing Day Discover Creative Careers Week

Additional Resources

Visit The Careers & Enterprise Company’s workplace experience microsite for extra resources and information

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Case Studies

Local organisations share how they offer workplace experiences and the impact it has

Engage with Schools

Check out Dorset Careers Hub’s calendar for a guide to school and careers events. Register your events here too

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Virtual Experiences

Find out how you can offer virtual workplace experiences to young people across Dorset

Coming Soon

We are working in partnership with Dorset Careers Hub to ensure that local organisations feel prepared and supported in working with young people across Dorset