Breakthru offers School Placements of 1 week duration to pupils at Lower/Upper 6 th level. Pupils shadow staff and gain valuable work experience. To date we have offered placements to pupils from St Catherines Armagh, Portadown College, Cookstown High School and South West College.
Placements are also available for University students. Placements for students consist of one day per week for a year and students have the opportunity to gain valuable experience working in the areas of youth work and health and social care. We have accommodated students from the Queen's University, Belfast and the University of Ulster.
Pupils from Parkanaur College take part in a programme where they attend Breakthru one day a week for 6 weeks to gain work experience. Parkanaur College is an independent, specialist further education College for students aged 18+ with intellectual, physical and/or sensory disabilities.
If you wish to enquire about a placement please call Breakthru on 028 8775 3228