FAQs for Hosts
What do I need to provide?
- Completed work experience arrangement forms provided by the school
- a current issue your company is facing that the students can work on (click here for examples) that a representative from the host company can present to the students on the afternoon of Day 1 of the program
- a room large enough for 4-6 students to work in for the week
- access to a photocopier / printer and internet connection
- an allocated company representative to be the students' point of call for the week to answer any questions as well as provide them with a tour of the business and required safety protocols
- A projector / screen and space, such as a boardroom for the students to present their findings to you, your team, as well as the students' parents and teachers on the final day of the program
What are some examples of real issues provided by other hosts?
What about confidentiality?
Is there a cost to be a host?
Who supervises the students each day?
What should I include on our tour of the premises with the students when they arrive on Day 1?
- We encourage you to conduct an employee induction briefing, explaining any health and safety requirements, safe manual handing procedures, identifying any potential risk situations and reinforce safe work practices. Your tour of the premises should include:
- Where to store personal possessions
- Where toilets are located
- Wi-Fi details
- Coffee / Tea / Water or any other available refreshments
- Security, fire and emergency procedures
- Confidentiality issues
- Restricted work areas and equipment that students must avoid