WBL Guidelines

The Project has captured over 100 WBL documents from our partners and these are contained in this section.  You can search the resources by language or by topic.  We recognise that a range of people associated with the WBL process may want to search this library of resources and thus we have created a range of pathways to navigate it.

You can search by your role – teacher, employer, VET provider or may wish to search the library by topic, such as assessment, placement activities and post placement.  Note that the resources are in a mix of languages – English, German and Slovenian.

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Guidelines for Students on Work Placements Overseas
Student Placement Code of Conduct
Experience sharing
Company mentor
Learner and employer expectations
Student Placement Code of Conduct
Why offer WBL opportunities to students
Learner Soft Skills - Journal
Assessment criteria
Understanding the labour market
Sample Risk Assessment - Hospitality, Tourism & Events
Wochenbericht über Betriebseinsatz / Assessment of weekly reports
Employers understanding of national Curriculum related to WBL
Core Statutory Quality Assurance (QA) Guidelines Statutory QA Guidelines – Assessment Section
Identifying areas of interest /profiling
Sharing Data & Resources
Weekly report on placement
WBL challenges (e.g. dealing with conflict)
Visiting employers to inspect placements
Work Experience Activity Reports – for Health Care Skills Programmes
Data Protection
Range of suitable tasks/activities
Roles & responsibilities
Betriebspraktikum – Leitfaden zum Praktikum
Assessment of performance and outcomes of practical training
Planning a programme for the student
Work Experience Diary – Student Diary Guidance
Employers’ requirements regarding potential employees
Labour market knowledge
Bewertung des betrieblichen Einsatzes – Reflexionsniveau und Präsentation
Placement Visit Report
Bericht über Praktikumsbesuch
Visiting teacher/tutor
Unpacking Soft Skills / Unpacking Work Placement Assessment Criteria for Soft Skills
Monitoring & evaluating placements
Work Placement and Experience Standard Operating Procedure
Dokumente Praktikum IT-Assistent/in
Monitoring placements
Feedback from Employers/Mentors
Building employer relationships/networking
Work Placement Search Template for Students
Student reflections (e.g. learning logs, diaries, workbooks etc)
Be a Mentor in the Workplace
Assessment criteria
Standard Employer Evaluation
Involving students in special projects
Role of the company mentor
Placement Health and Safety
Sample Student Application Letters for Work Placement
Employability skills
Learning Goals Template
Criteria for identifying suitable placements
Health & safety
Placement Student Survey
Future planning
Student report from WBL experience
Learner Soft Skills - Evaluation
Learner Soft Skills – Reflective Log
Hard Skills
Assessment requirements
Student presentations
Guidelines for Teachers/Tutors/Trainers involved in the delivery of Work Experience
Assessment of Work Based Learning
Assessment tools
Legal framework
Externships for Teachers, Tutors and Trainers
National context for WBL
Feedback to Learners
Work Placement Cover Letter Template – Health Service Skills Programme
Business partnerships
Recommendations for Evaluating Student Presentations
Job finding strategies
Finding placements
Vetting placements
Guideline on how to support and assess the student´s work placement
Sample Risk Assessment - Animal Related Placements
Employers Evaluation
Considerations for VET Providers
Work Based Learning (WBL): Roles and Responsibilities
Personal Skill Audit Template for Students
Centralising data
Learner and employer expecations
Goal setting for VET providers
Beurteilungsbogen zur Selbsteinschätzung/ Fremdeinschätzung der praktischen Tätigkeit im Betrieb
Work Placement Diary Template
Awareness of business and industry needs, growth areas etc.
Work Placement Policy
Experience sharing
Placement Provider Guidelines
Work Experience Activity Reports – for Health Care Skills Programmes
Report on Placement
Reflection on Work Placement Experience and Future Planning
Evaluation of WBL
Learner Soft Skills – Action Plan
Further & Higher Education Placement Partnership Agreement
Skills Audit – Preparing for the Work Placement
Tips for engaging employers
Assessing the student
Soft Skills
Legal requirements & contracts
Role of the Assessor
Awareness of the awarding bodies
National Context