Creating industry placement objectives and learning goals

Document summary

This resource will help you create clear, specific objectives and learning goals for industry placements. 

These objectives and goals will allow you to: 

  • Match students’ development needs to industry placement opportunities. 
  • Match employers’ expectations of the work students can do during the placement to students’ technical capabilities. 

It consists of: 

  1. Two checklists containing questions to consider with employers and your own T Level teams when creating industry placement objectives and learning goals. 
  2. A template summarising student progress and development needs, to use during discussions about objectives and learning goals.  
  3. Examples of objectives and learning goals for three different T Levels and occupational specialisms. 
  4. A checklist of transferable skills which students can develop during industry placements – the checklist can be used to focus on these skills when creating learning goals. You may wish to choose a selection for your T Level students.  

Key information

Published by: Association of Colleges (AOC)

Length: 10 pages



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