Real insights into the world of work


in attracting, developing & retaining young talent

For Primary Education

Experiential project based learning.  Raising aspirations and attainment through real insights into the world of work.

For Secondary Education

Real insights into the world of work.


Curriculum aligned employer partnerships and projects.


For Young People and Parents

Schools out... so try our practical, interactive learning 

experiences with employers to complement education.

Employer Training, HR & Consultancy


Attract, recruit, develop and retain young talent.




Employer Education Collaboration

Making it easy, relevant, enjoyable and impactful.





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Employer Training

Attract, recruit, develop and retain young talent


Taking on and integrating new people, especially those new to the working environment, can be a challenge for any organisation, work-wise now offers training and support that helps employers to create and mentor indispensable employees. 


  • Attracting Talent: employers in education
  • Developing Talent: demystifying apprenticeships & apprentice mentoring training
  • Retaining Talent: Indispensable Me
  • 1:1 coaching
  • H&S and Safeguarding
  • Employer toolkit
  • Specialist HR support and forum
  • Bespoke support


"At Willerby, we understand how difficult it can sometimes be for school leavers to make that transition from education into the working world. Work-wise are helping us with that transition by delivering an Employability Programme to all of our apprentices at the start of their working career with us. The course is very interactive and helps prepare our apprentices with an understanding of employer expectations which enables them to become an invaluable employee right from the start."

Alison Bettac - Director of HR, OE and HSE - Willerby Holiday Homes, work-wise Indispensable Me Training


Get up to Speed

Engineering Our Future

Get up to Speed with Engineering and Manufacturing, now in its eighth year, is the premier event in the region aimed at inspiring the next generation of manufacturers and engineers who will play a vital part in future innovation and commercial success.

Date announced:

18 April 2018 at Magna in Rotherham

Summer Academy 2018

What will you do this summer?

The work-wise employability summer academy is for:

Young People (aged 14 to 18) keen to get a head start and a real taste and experience of a working environment.

Parents keen to help their son or daughter improve their employment and education prospects.

Schools keen to encourage students who would benefit from an introduction to the world of work outside school.

Employers keen to help young people gain the essential skills they are looking for in future employees.


Latest News

The work-wise Foundation 2018 IET Innovation Challenge is back

South Yorkshire pupils secure work placements following interview programme

Chris Hudson awarded MBE in New Year's Honours


Regional Employers Driving the Skills Agenda and helping youngsters Get up to Speed


Join us

If you would like to know how to support our work, become a work-wise employer or how your school, students or son/daughter can benefit from the programme then please contact:

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