Faculty of Science

Placement office

What we do

Main roles

The Faculty of Science placements office's main roles are:

  • to liase with students, placement providers, mentors/supervisors and course leaders
  • to perform pre-placement checks with Occupational Health, Disclosure and Barring Service and Statuatory and Mandatory training framework
  • to ensure relevant Contracts and Indemnity Agreements are in place
  • processing of travel claims & record of hours
  • recording placement attendance/absence
  • ensuring the placement is fit for purpose
  • ensuring the students are fit for the placement

Notification of non-attendance

You must notify the placements office if you are:

  • absent due to ill health
  • absent due to weather conditions
  • absent due to recall from service
  • absent due to childcare arrangements

Sickness Certification

If you are absent for less than seven consecutive days you must fill out a Personal Sickness Certificate. A doctor's certificate is required if absent for more than seven consecutive days.