Get Into... Employment Programme

We have employers waiting for people like you

We offer a range of subject areas over a 12 week period which includes two days per week at college and three days per week at work. If you are 16-24 years old, currently out of work and have level 1 qualifications or GCSEs we can help you find a high quality work placement in a real workplace.

Key Information

  • Suitable for people aged 16-24
  • If you're 18 or over you will continue to receive Jobseekers Allowance or Universal Credit throughout your placement
  • Preparation for an apprenticeship or employment
  • Suitable for students who have Level 1 qualifications or GCSEs
  • Work placement to gain experience
  • Improve your Maths and English
  • Help with CV writing and job search

You can Get Into -

James Watt​

Aldridge Road, Great Barr, Birmingham, B44 8NE


Sutton Coldfield​

34 Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield, B74 2NW


Kidderminster Academy

The Piano Building, Weavers Wharf, Kidderminster, DY10 1AA


Stourbridge College

Hagley Road Centre, Hagley Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 1QU


Why take part in the programme?

  • Gain new qualifications
  • Get skills needed for work
  • Improve your confidence
  • Learn how to apply for jobs and write a CV

What are the benefits to you?

  • Allows you to build vital experience with employers
  • Puts you in a better position for an apprenticeship
  • Boosts your long term career prospects by improving your English and maths
  • Gives you an employer reference to take to a new employer or an interview for a job at the end of the 12 week programme

Programmes are supported by big companies like British Gas, Jaguar Land Rover and Orange as well as smaller local companies.

If you'd like to find out more about how we're supporting young people to develop their skills for apprenticeships and employment, contact us on 0845 155 0101* or email us at training@bmet.ac.uk.

Key Info

  • Suitable for people aged 16-24
  • If you're 18 or over you will continue to receive Jobseekers Allowance or Universal Credit throughout your placement
  • Preparation for an apprenticeship or employment
  • Suitable for students who have Level 1 qualifications or GCSEs
  • Work placement to gain experience
  • Improve your Maths and English
  • Help with CV writing and job search

Contact Us

Call 0845 155 0101* if you would like more information about our Get Into … Employment programme or email training@bmet.ac.uk