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Digital Supported Internship at Manchester College

Supported Internships are aimed specifically at students with Education, Health and Care plans up to the age of 24 who have learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

They support students through barriers to employment and is tailored to specific skills and support needs. If you are motivated about work and want to progress to paid employment, this course can help you on the path to success.

The Digital Supported Internship specifically is for students with a real interest and talent in the area of creative and digital skills. It will offer a range of related work experiences including industry workshops, digital training, employer led live briefs and work placements.

Alongside employer briefs and work placements, interns will build an online portfolio and work on specific digital training. Interns will gain an understanding of a variety of digital industries and by the end of the programme, will have a greater awareness of their career options with the goal of moving into paid employment.

Your digital career aspirations could include website development, journalism, social media marketing, photography and videography, game design, and graphic design.

Local Offer

You can read our Local Offer report to find out about the support we offer to students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) or who are disabled.

Contact our Transitions team on 0161 674 3532 or email for more information.

Who to contact

Manchester College Supported Learning
Related Organisation
The Manchester College

When is it on?

Days & Times
Attendance is 4 days per week, 9am to 3.30pm

Who is it for?

From 16 to 24 years
Supporting People With
Learning disability
Mental health
Autistic Spectrum
Physical impairment
Challenging Behaviour
Hearing impairment
Visual impairment
Eligibility Details

Applicants must possess an Education, Health and Care plan up to the age of 24 and a motivation to progress into paid employment.

Students will take part in an informal assessment as part of the application process.

How to use this service

Referral Required?
Cost Information
Funding must be agreed from your Local Authority prior to a place on the course being confirmed.
Last updated date:
26 August 2021

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