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