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R W Simon Ltd

Hatch Mill, Hatchmoor Industrial Estate, Torrington, Devon, EX38 7HP

Tel : 01805 623721     Email :

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About us : Investment in both equipment and quality personnel has put Simon at the forefront of the industry. Our highly skilled research and design team utilise the very latest in computer technology, including 3D modelling systems, in the quest to provide our customers with a quality product.

What we offer : Work experience and apprenticeships in thermoplastic mouldings and assembly.


West Fishleigh Farm, Hatherleigh, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 3QA

Tel : 01837 810584/07805 706147

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About us : Our service provides a wide range of constructive, purposeful and positive 'day opportunities' designed to promote personal growth by providing activities in leisure and learning life skills. We are an inclusive organisation with an ethos of actively encouraging full participation irrespective of age, background, qualifications, training or ability.

What we offer : Work experience in communicating, training and leisure activities.

Devon Bodywork Ltd

46 South Street, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8AB

Tel : 01805 624666    

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About us : We offer a wide range of bodywork services from scratch removal to repairing bodywork damaged in road traffic accidents.

What we offer : Work experience in car body repair.

Bond Oxborough Phillips

2 Well Street, Torrington, Devon, EX38 8HA

Tel : 01805 624426

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About us :  We are an active and independent Estate ... Each office and every negotiator has access to a central sales and lettings

What we offer : Work experience in all aspects of estate agency.

Woodward Smith Chartered Architects

6 Tuly Street, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DH

Tel : 01271 379050

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About us : Woodward Smith Chartered Architects offer a full Architectural service covering RIBA Workstages A to L serving Barnstaple, Bideford, Braunton, Croyde, Fremington, Exmoor, Ilfracombe, Lynton, Lynmouth, Northam, Roundswell, South Molton, Tiverton, Torrington and all areas in North Devon, Torridge, West Devon and Cornwall.

What we offer : Work experience in aspects of architects.

Marland School

Peters Marland, Torrington, Devon, EX38 8QQ

Tel : 01805 601324    

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About us : Marland is one of 10 special schools in the Devon wide SENtient Co-operative Foundation Trust and is maintained by Devon Local Authority.  The school caters for the needs of Year 6 – Year 11 students who experience Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) and is based on two separate sites.

What we offer : Work experience within the school.

Pathfield School

Abbey Road, Pilton, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1JU

Tel : 01271 342423     

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About us : Pathfield School provides teaching and learning in a creative, valued, practical and fun way appropriate to each individual. The school values the individual, recognising their abilities and providing for specific physical, cultural, emotional and developmental needs.

What we offer : Work experience within the school.

Beran Instruments Ltd

Hatchmoor Industrial Estate, Torrington, Devon, EX38 7HP

Tel : 01805 624304   

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About us : Beran supplies and services the international market from purpose-built headquarters in the UK, supported by a direct sales and service subdivision in the USA and Italy, with distributors around the world.

What we offer : Work experience in Condition Monitoring Systems for rotating machinery, Automated Calibration Systems for vibration and microphone transducers

Signal Conditioning Amplifiers for transducer interfacing and Vibration Transducers

Frequency Response Analysers

Survival Paintball Ltd

Southdown Woods, Yarnscombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 3LZ

Tel : 01271 858279

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About us : We have been providing Paintball, Laser Tag and Airsoft in our scenic woodland location in North Devon since 1988.

What we offer : Work experience in working with groups and supervising paintball experiences.

RHS Rosemoor Gardens

Rosemoor Gardens, Torrington, Devon, EX38 8PH

Tel : 01805 624067

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About us : We're a UK charity established to share the best in gardening. Our work is driven by our simple love of plants and the belief that gardeners make the world a better place.

What we offer : Work experience within horticulture at RHS Rosemoor.

Always & Forever

17 Market Place, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2DR

Tel : 01237 479176    

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About us : Always and Forever are an Award Winning Family Run Bridal Business located in the beautiful port town of Bideford Devon and their aim is to help people find the dress of their dreams, whatever the style, size or colour

What we offer : Work experience within the bridal shop.

Monkleigh Primary School

Monkleigh, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5JY

Tel : 01805 623269  

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About us : Monkleigh Primary School is located between the towns of Bideford & Great Torrington in the small village of Monkleigh. We have large grounds with wonderful views over the rolling Devon countryside. On average, we have approximately 100 children who are taught in 4 classes.

What we offer : Work Experience within the school.

Great Torrington Heritage Museum

14 South Street, Torrington, Devon, EX38 8AF

Tel : 01805 938008

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About us : Torrington Museum is a small friendly free museum, run entirely by volunteers, which is housed in the centre of Great Torrington next to the market entrance. The museum possesses many fascinating exhibits and reflects the diverse history of this ancient market town.

What we offer : Work experience within the Museum.

Bluecoat C of E Infants School

Borough Road, Torrington, Devon, EX38 7NU

Tel : 01805 622333

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About us : We are an Early Years specialist school with a Christian ethos which offers a safe, secure, and caring environment within which children aged 2 to 11 years can grow and learn.

What we offer : Work experience within this Christian school.

Greenfield Engineering

Neet Way, Holsworthy Industrial Estate, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6ES

Tel : 01409 254400

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About us : Greenfield Engineering was established in 1987 and has always been a 'team' business in the purest sense. Continually working over the past two and a half decades towards the main goal, of delivering the customer an efficient and successful diverse service at all levels

What we offer : Work experience in precision sheet metal manufacturing.

MSW Engineering

Astrabenz, New Inn Cross, Shebbear, Beaworthy, Devon, EX21 5SN

Tel : 01409 281616

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About us : MS & TA Worth Ltd T/A MSW Engineering are a family business based in Shebbear, North Devon. Established in 2002, our strong reputation has enabled us to grow from a ‘man with a van’ service to now having a busy sales, service and parts department.

What we offer : Work Experience in agricultural machinery sales & service.