E.P.N. (European Placement Network) is specialised in the managenent of work placements in the U.K. and Europe. 

Established in 2011, EPN has a wide network of European partners and makes its expertise available to diverse organisations such as local authorities, private companies, universities, vocational training centres and schools. We are thus able to cater for the specific needs of our partners and customers and enhance the employability of participants. 

In collaboration with APRECA, EPN organises work placements for young people in education and training, students, apprentices and job seekers in the UK and all over Europe. We can arrange work placements for those with all levels of qualifications, from GCSE, BTEC and A Levels to those with Masters degrees. We are currently manage the international mobility programmes on behalf of several European regional governments. 

EPN proposes the following services that can be tailored to meet the specific expectations and requirements of out partners: 

  • Help partners and customers Assist customers in the research and development of projects and funding.

  • Offering work placements tailored to a person’s profile, skills and qualifications.

  • Organise appropriate language training in partnership with recognized schools.

  • Propose suitable accommodation.

  • Provide close monitoring to beneficiaries throughout their stay.

  • Coordinate the certification and valorisation of acquired skills and competencies with sending partners (ECVETS, Europass, portfolio ...).

  • Assess and evaluate the relevance of the actions, the results of projects and participate in their dissemination.

EPN also plays an active part in programmes and E.U. funded projects that aim to develop new innovative approaches to mobility projects and to facilitate life-long learning through stuctured experiences in working environments.

In addition to the Head Office in Bristol, EPN has an office in Croydon and is looking to open a third office in Manchester.