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Higher Education at the Grimsby Institute
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  • Higher Education Work Based Learning Student Checklist at the Grimsby Institute

Higher Education Work Based Learning Student Checklist

Student Checklist

Student to attend the Practice Placement Desk at Enrolment with completed:
  1. Fitness to Practice Form
  2. DBS Form and £44.00 (needs to be taken over to Learner Services Desk / bring in copy of current DBS form if placement is with employers).
  3. Order Uniform
  4. Inform the Practice Placement Team if a placement has been secured.

Placement Guide (Employed)

  • At enrolment notify the Practice Placement Team of placement, providing a copy of your DBS
  • Complete a Practice Placement Request Form at enrolment
  • Once this has been completed the HE Practice Placement Team will ensure that there is a current Health and Safety Assessment is in place.
  • Placement hours cannot be counted until your DBS has been seen by the Practice Placement Team and a Health and Safety audit has been completed.
  • You need to ensure that you have a mentor assigned to you, this is someone who is available for meetings to discuss your Learning Objectives.
  • Discuss Learning Outcomes with Tutor and Mentor.
  • Enrol on the HE Practice Placement Moodle page
  • You must arrange a 1st visit with the Practice Placement Team within two weeks. This is a meeting which your mentor needs to be available for.
  • For the 1st visit, you must ensure that the handbook has been completed as far as possible. Including first mentor meeting.
  • You will receive a second visit towards the end of your placement.
  • If your placement changes, you need to make the Practice Placement Team aware and a further visit will need to be carried out within two weeks of starting your new placement.

Placement Guide (Voluntary)

  • At enrolment notify the Practice Placement Team of any placement opportunities you have secured or if you are still looking for a placement.
  • Complete a Practice Placement Request Form at enrolment if you have secured a placement
  • Once this has been completed the HE Practice Placement will ensure that there is a current Health and Safety Assessment is in place.
  • Placement hours cannot be counted until your DBS has been seen by the Practice Placement Team and a Health and Safety audit has been completed.
  • You need to ensure that you have a mentor assigned to you, this is someone who is available for meetings to discuss your Learning Objectives.
  • Discuss Learning Outcomes with Tutor and Mentor.
  • You must arrange a 1st visit with the Practice Placement Team within two weeks. This is a meeting which your mentor needs to be available for.
  • You will receive a second visit towards the end of your placement.
  • If your placement changes, you need to make the Practice Placement Team aware and a further visit will need to be carried out within two weeks of starting your new placement

If you have not secured a placement:

  • Enrol on the HE Practice Placement Moodle Page to view job descriptions and details of placement opportunities.
  • Apply for your DBS in readiness for starting placement. If you have no DBS in placement, this may result in a delay. When you have received your DBS the HE Practice Placement Team need to see the original document.
  • Find out and research any organisations you may wish to apply for
  • Make contact with organisations/ complete application forms
  • You need to aim to be in a placement by November/December.
  • If you are having difficulty in securing a placement, contact the HE Practice Placement Team
  • Once you have secured a placement, you need to complete the Practice Placement Request Form (on the HE Practice Placement Moodle page) and hand into HE Practice Placement Team.
  • Once this is received the HE Practice Placement will ensure that there is a current Health and Safety Check in place.
  • Placement hours cannot be counted until your DBS has been seen by the Practice Placement Team and a Health and Safety audit has been completed.
  • You need to ensure that you have a mentor assigned to you, this is someone who is available for meetings to discuss your Learning Objectives.
  • You must arrange a 1st visit with the Practice Placement Team within two weeks of starting your placement. This is a meeting which your mentor needs to be available for.
  • For the 1st visit, you must ensure that the handbook has been completed as far as possible. Including first mentor meeting.
  • You will receive a second visit towards the end of your placement.
  • If your placement changes, you need to make the Practice Placement Team aware and a further visit will need to be carried out within two weeks of starting your new placement.

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