Connecting Education and Industry to inspire young people on Tees Valley.

Our Programmes

We currently deliver nine established industry led programmes, from cadetships through to work experience placements, that support young people into work and deliver measurable improvements to skills and confidence. Programmes such as the Port to Port and Sea & Learn also provide “life changing” experiences that are inspiring young people and dramatically improving personal and social skills.

All our programmes are FREE to our education members so if you are a school in Teesside and you’re interested in becoming a member and applying for any of our programmes then please get in touch with the High Tide team 01642 233 597 or on email at info@hightidefoundation.co.uk.

Shipping Cadetship

Our Shipping Cadetship programmes are six-week, after-school programmes which run throughout the year designed to introduce students to career opportunities within the shipping and logistics sectors.

Automotive Cadetship

Our Automotive Cadetship is a six-week, after-school programme, developed with five companies on Teesside, to introduce students to career opportunities within the growing Automotive sector.

Experience Works

Experience Works, formerly known as the Summer Scheme, is our largest programme with over 100 applicants from schools across Teesside this year.

Experience Engineering

Experience Engineering is a dedicated week-long work experience programme, ran during the summer academic break as part of the Experience Works programme, designed specifically for students interested in engineering.

Experience Finance

Experience Finance is a dedicated week-long work experience programme, ran during the summer academic break as part of the Experience Works programme, designed specifically for students interested in a career in finance and financial services.

Experience Law (London)

Our highly acclaimed Experience Law (London) is a three-day dedicated programme, ran during the summer academic break as part of the Experience Works programme, aimed at college students looking to pursue a career in law and currently studying the subject.

Port to Port Experience

The Port to Port programme is a unique and life changing learning and personal development opportunity for students to visit companies in and around Teesport before embarking on an overseas trip to a European port.

Sea & Learn Tall Ships Voyage

The Sea & Learn Tall Ships Voyage has been established to provide young people, including students with special needs, with A once in a lifetime opportunity to experience life at sea and support their personal growth.

Sea & Learn Ocean Youth Trust Voyage

The Ocean Youth Trust Voyage is a once in a lifetime journey enabling students aged 12-25 to take part in a 5 day adventure aboard the glorious John Laing yacht, which is 72ft in length, and is an experience that encourages all involved to push their own limits, trying activities they may never have tried before.

Teesport Industry Experience

Teesport Industry Experience is a unique programme which runs throughout the year, aimed at both our education and business members, providing a unique tour of Teesport and River Trip up the Tees.

Student River Trips

Our port visits and river trips give students from our member schools the opportunity to take a trip along the Tees to understand and experience the vast number of career opportunities available within a huge variety of businesses in and around Teesport.

Want to find out more?

For more information or to get involved call us on 01642 233597 or email us at info@hightidefoundation.co.uk

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