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Work Placement - Nottingham Trent University (Science & Technology Department)

Job description

You will be completing your work placement within Nottingham Trent Univserit within the Science and Technolgy Department at the Clifton Campus.

This is a 5 day placement and one day will be spent in each of the following departments; Forensics, Chemistry, Biosciences, Physics, and Sport Science.

This placement will take place the 3rd - 7th June 2019


  • Apply by: 01/06/2019
  • Company: Nottingham Trent University - Science & Technocolgy Department
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: TBA
  • Location: Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 8NS
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: A Levels and Business Professional
  • Employers reference: INTNTUS&T
  • Listing date: 14/12/2018

How to apply

The scheme is delivered as part of our widening participation initiative. Applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • be a mature student (aged 21 or over)
  • be studying a vocational course such as BTEC or an NVQ as your main qualification
  • be in receipt of the 16 – 19 bursary
  • have had their studies disrupted by circumstances outside of their control
  • have been eligible for Free School Meals at any time in the last six years
  • have a disability
  • have experience of living in Local Authority Care
  • reside in a neighbourhood with low rates of progression to university.*

If you are unsure whether you meet this criteria, please contact Kirsty on the email below.


Please contact Kirsty to apply for this placement or to get more information on


Ensure you have agreed start & end dates with your employer before completing your application following the steps below.

Step 1 - Complete the work placement application form or the placement app (connect – placement manager).

Step 2 - We will check you meet the college's employability standards and then complete the Health and Safety Risk Assessment.

Step 3 - Once this check is approved we will send you, your progress tutor, and the employer an email to confirm your work placement is ‘ Ready to Go’. You MUST NOT START YOUR WORK PLACEMENT, until you have received the confirmation email.

If you have questions or need any support with your work placement applications, please email

Alternatively, call into Room 103 at Derby Road or see your Work Placement Advisor at Station Park- Construction SP004 Engineering Innovation Centre OL134 or Create DR061.

We encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible. The deadline to have a placement agreed is 20th Dec 2019.

Good luck and remember to ask your employer on completing your placement if you can add them as a new reference on your CV!

Please note - Placements are open to all students at Vision West Nottinghamshire College, this may result into the placement being allocated; the work placement team will be able to let you know if this placement has been fully allocated.

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