RARPA Supported Internship

Supported Internships are year-long
opportunities with rotations in one or several
employers that aim to move you into to paid

This programme will provide you with the
essential employability skills and experience
by getting hands-on with an employer. You’ll be
given the skills required to be successful in the
job application process and build on your self-management and independence skills.

  • Job application skills and etiquette
  • Travel training to work
  • Building a CV
  • Communication and independence
  • Industry relevant knowledge and skills

You will be visited in your workplace on a regular
basis by staff to offer you support, job coaching
or help resolving any issues that you might
have. This programme is suitable for you if
you want to work and have an EHCP.

You won’t always work towards a qualification
depending on the employer you are placed
with. You will work towards your functional
skills or GSCEs, if appropriate, based on

You will also be developing your
attributes from individual starting points, which
are tracked and monitored in a variety of ways
including Recognising and Recording Progress
and (RARPA). Individual targets are negotiated
and set with you, employers and therapists,
where appropriate.

Progression will be explored at an annual
review. You will move on to a supported employment course.

There are no formal entry requirements for this programme. A school/college report and an EHCP may be a requirement, based on your support needs. Your suitability for the programme will be determined by our staff after you have attended a taster experience.

We are looking for young people with an enthusiasm to learn and a desire to make progress. We want applicants to actively take part in keep warm activities set by teachers before starting in September

Why Guildford College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 100+

    Courses available

  • 6000+


  • 79+

    Years of teaching experience

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