Super Wex

Welcome to Super Wex

 

Work Experience is really important

Super WEX supports students in gaining valuable work experience whilst studying 40-50 days of work at the employer, all costs covered by the college.

It helps you develop the skills employers and universities value

 

Super WEX is a new project that combines meaningful ‘on-the-job’ experience (315 hours / approx. 45-50 days) with your classroom learning. 

By being part of Super WEX you will:   

  • Learn about a career while continuing your studies
  • Enhance your employability by acquiring essential skills
  • Get a valuable insight into an industry you are genuinely passionate about
  • Start building a professional network
  • Receive a certificate to enrich your portfolio

 

The College will offer:

  • Help with CV writing
  • Interview practice
  • Help with travel (up to £10 per day) and with cost of lunch (up to £5 per day)
  • 35 hours of industry-related taster activities that will count towards your total hours

 

All 16-19 year old students on Level 2-3 study programmes are eligible!

 

 

For Employers

CWC and CNWL’s curricula are designed to provide students with an array of employability skills

 

  • Creative thinking
  • Resilience – normalising and learning from mistakes
  • Team working - cooperative working, compromise, negotiation, flexibility, avoiding excessive blaming and taking responsibility
  • Problem solving
  • Self-reflection
  • Deeper thinking  - assessing, analysing and evaluating
  • Memory and recall 
  • Time management 
  • Organising 
  • Action planning 

Benefits to employers

 

  • Strengthen your recruiting pipeline and increase diversity
  • Increased social inclusion leads to new business opportunities
  • Share with stakeholders how your business has supported local young people
  • Fresh ideas from gen Z
  • Upskill existing employees
  • Extra resources for your projects at  low cost as you recover from Covid
  • Inspire the next generation to work in your industry
  • Grow your own workforce with the skills you’ll need in the future

Inspire the next generation

For more information please get in touch with Federica Rebucci at federica.rebucci@cnwl.ac.uk and Johanan Walker at johanan.walker@cnwl.ac.uk