Grofar Industry Placements

This section is specifically aimed at colleges using Grofar's Industry Placement Platform

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Placement Coordinator: 7 Stages of using Grofar

Grofar Placements - Summary Guide to Admin Portal

A great summary about the Grofor portal for college coordinators and placement administrators
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Grofar Placements: How to assign a coordinator and a placement to students

Learn how to assign a blank placement to a students
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Grofar Placements: The 7 Stages of Executing a Work Placement

This is a summary of the 7 stage process for running a successful work placement with Grofar
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Grofar Placements: Stage 1 - Setting up work placement for a group of students

Step by step guide in creating a group of work placement for students in Grofar
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Grofar Placements: Stage 2 - Employer & Parent/Carer Acceptance of a Work Placement

How does a placement move past stage 2 - the stage where a placement is accepted by an employer (and parent/carer) in Grofar?
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Grofar Placements: Stage 3 - Setting Targets for a Student's Placement

How you can set placement targets for your students on Grofar
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Grofar Placements: Stage 4 - Completing the Health & Safety Checks for a Placement

How to manage all the Health & Safety checks (Stage 4) for a Placement in Grofar
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Grofar Placements: Stage 5 - Placement Confirmation

Stage 5 is a fully automated stage in the placement process and it requires no actions from you.
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Grofar Placements: Stage 6 - How students log hours & these hours are validated by the employer

A step by step guide for how student placement hours are logged and validated by their employer
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Grofar Placements: Stage 7 - How to collect feedback & review a placement

Stage 7 is about collecting feedback from the employer and student, then giving the placement a final mark
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Grofar Placements: Employer Welcome Letter

Here you'll find an Employer Welcome Letter to help you introduce employers to what will be required of them during the placement process
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Grofar Placements: Do students get an overall grade/mark on their placements?

How a placement is marked at the end
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Grofar Placements: What's an easy way to track my placements in Grofar?

How to track your placements using Grofar
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Grofar Placements: Placements Clean Up Checklist

Top tips for cleaning up your placements on Grofar to ensure comprehensive reporting
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Grofar Placements: The Student Portal

Grofar Placements: Video Help Guides for Students to learn to use Grofar

Student video guides for managing their work placements on Grofar
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Grofar Placements: Downloadable Student Tutorial on how to use the Grofar Work Placement Platform

PowerPoint help guide to get students going on Grofar
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Grofar Placements: Logging on to your Student Portal

Students should follow these instructions to log in to the student portal in Grofar's Industry Placement Platform
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Grofar Placements: Introductory presentation of Grofar for Tutors

Two short presentations which introduce Grofar to Tutors and to Students
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Grofar Placements: Overview of your Student Portal

What's in the Grofar Industry Placement Student Portal, what does each section do?
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Grofar Placements Student Portal: How to set up a work placement?

Students should follow these instructions if asked to find their own work placement
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Grofar Placements: How do students record a placement's Health & Safety details

Before a placement, make sure to complete the health & safety details section in the Grofar Industry Placement Student Portal
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Grofar Placements Student Portal: How do students set goals and targets?

Instead of having a coordinator set goals & targets, where does a student do this in the Grofar Industry Placement Student Portal
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Grofar Placements: What happens if I change the dates of a placement?

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Grofar Placements Student Portal: How do students log placement hours?

How to log placement hours in the Grofar Industry Placement Student Portal
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Grofar Placements Student Portal: How do students track targets during a placement?

Easy tracking of targets and goals in Grofar Industry Placement Student Portal
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Grofar Placements Student Portal: How do students provide and receive work placement feedback?

The process for collecting work placement feedback
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Grofar Placements Emails/Online Forms

Grofar Placements: STUDENT EMAILS

Here you will find screen shots of the emails that go out to Students during the Placement Management Process
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Grofar Placements: BUSINESS Placement Acceptance and Health & Safety Emails/Forms

Here you will find screen shots of the emails and online forms Businesses are sent during the Placement Management Process
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Grofar Placements: BUSINESS emails for Placement Cancellation or Placement Date Change

Example of the automatic emails sent to businesses if the placement is cancelled or dates of the placement are changed
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Grofar Placements: BUSINESS Placement Confirmation and Weekly Hours Review Emails/Forms

Here you will find screen shots of the emails and online forms Businesses are sent during the Placement Management Process
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Grofar Placements: BUSINESS Feedback Request Email and Online Form

Here are screen shots of the automatic email the business will receive once the placement is over asking for feedback on the student
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Grofar Placements: Email layout described

Where the information on an email from Grofar to a business or student is pulled from
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Grofar Placements: What triggers the emails that are sent from Grofar to businesses and can I turn these off?

List of each automatic email businesses receive during an Industry Placement and how to turn these off for a placement
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Industry Placement FAQs

Grofar Placements: How to assign a Level of Risk to a Business Department.

A level of risk; low, medium, high can be assigned to each department within business.
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Grofar Placements: Webinars to get you and your Tutors up and running using the Grofar Placement Management Platform

Webinars on how to use Grofar, effectively run T-Levels, manage H&S, report & evidence placements and introduce Tutors to Grofar!
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Grofar Placements: How to terminate an incomplete placement

How to terminate an incomplete placement and what happens to a terminated placement
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Grofar Placements: How can I accept a placement on behalf of a business after its set up?

How to accept a placement on behalf of a business after the placement is set up
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Grofar Placements: How to amend details of an existing placement in stage 3 or higher

How to edit business or department details of a placement in stage 3 or higher
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Grofar Placements: Can I bulk create placements for a group of students and assign them the same business?

Steps for bulk creating placements and assigning multiple students to the same business
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Grofar Placements: How to add attachments to a department's H&S?

Adding attachments to a department's H&S section
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Grofar Placements: Where to store placement information for a student to access?

Where to write key business information for a student to read
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Grofar Placements: How do I delete a placement for a student?

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Grofar Placements: How to add a new business to Grofar

The best way to add a new business to Grofar Industry Placements
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Grofar Placements: How to set up and manage a placement without a business email address

The best way to manage a placement when you don't want to have Grofar emails going to a placement.
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Grofar Placements: If I have a placement accepted, can I change the business contact? Or edit the businesses details?

How to change a business contact after a placement has been accepted and how to edit business details.
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Grofar Placements: Can I share with a business any special requirements/health needs my student might have?

How to highlight to a business that the student has a specific need
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Grofar Placements: What happens when a placement requires Parents/Carer Consent?

How Parent/Carer consent works
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Grofar Placements: What happens if multiple students go to one business for an industry placement?

Managing multiple students at one business in the Grofar Industry Placement platform
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Grofar Placements: What happens when a student submits a business for their Work Placement?

How to manage the industry placement process when a student submits a placement form from their portal
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Grofar Placements: Can a coordinator fill in the business or student feedback form?

How you can fill in the feedback forms for both the business and the student
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Grofar Placements: What is a retrospective placement & how to create one

Guides to retrospective placements - placements have already taken place.
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Grofar Placements: What needs to be done for placements that require a Higher Risk Assessment?

What it means when you select a business as requiring a Higher Risk Assessment
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Grofar Placements: How and when do I check a student's DBS status?

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Grofar Placements: How can I use Grofar to manage an industry placement for a SEN student?

What is the best way to use Grofar Industry Placement for SEN students
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Grofar Placements: Can the placement coordinator see student photos from their experiences?

When students upload photos in their experiences can the coordinator see these?
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Grofar Placements: Can a student or coordinator export a final summary of a placement?

Exporting summary of an industry placement
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Grofar Placements: Attended hours vs. Absent Hours

Recording student hours and when to put in absent hours
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Grofar Placements: How do I set up the Health & Safety Form goes to?

Setting the Health & Safety contact for a placement
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Grofar Placements: What is the difference between cancelling a placement and deleting a placement?

Cancel placement vs. delete placement
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Grofar Placements: How do I add Student Skills & Work Readiness Assessments to a placement?

How to add pre, middle and end Skills & Work Readiness assessments to a placement for a student to complete
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Grofar Placements: How do I add Placement Assessments to a placement?

Adding pre-placement, midpoint and endpoint assessments to work experience placements or industry placements
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