In today's world of stiff competition in the labour market, coupled with advanced technology, industries require of students to have job experience before employing them. The challenge here is that the experience being required is not taught in the lecture rooms. The reality is that, it is only gained though hands on the job, thus real world confrontation popularly called industrial attachment a platform for students arm themselves with all the skill, knowledge and demanded experience. This article examines the industrial attachment programmes of polytechnics in Ghana and pertinent issues involved. The paper tackled the problem from four thematic areas; the preparation before the training starts, the perceived challenges encountered, the benefits derived from embarking on the training and suggested strategies to be employed to enhance the programme.