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An alternative source of acquiring job worthy skills : The Sandwich course

Since employers expect a candidate with both a diploma and hands-on experience, the problem has always been how to acquire that work experience while at the same attending college.The Sandwich scheme then, in in effect in many UK Universities, is a successful attempt in compromising those two requirements.
Usually a BSc diploma lasts for 3 academic years.In many cases you have the option to go for the Sandwich scheme.This adds another academic year because you now use the 3rd year to gain real work experience instead of spending it at the premises of the University.That way you “gain the skills that employers want so you’ll be prepared for the workplace when you graduate”.
The transition to the sandwiched year......full article on Medium

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