What is a Traineeship?
A traineeship is a skills development programme that is based in a high-quality work placement (A minimum of 70 hours). It can last from 6 weeks up to 1 year (although most will last for less than 6 months). The aim of a traineeship is to help young people acquire the crucial skills that employers look for in apprentices, graduates and potential future employees. The Traineeship includes:
- Training to prepare for work; including CV writing, interview training and what to expect in the workplace.
- Support to improve English, math and digital skills if required.
- Sector focused vocational learning to help prepare for an apprenticeship, job or future learning.
- Sector specific qualifications that employer’s value.
- an interview for an apprenticeship or job if available, or an exit interview with written feedback.
A traineeship can be considered as a pathway into further education, apprenticeships, or a first step towards a career.
Who are they for?
A traineeship is for anyone aged between 16-24 who is eligible to work in England and qualified up to level 3. You must be motivated to work with an employer.
Why should I do one?
A traineeship is a programme that can be tailored to meet your needs and prepare you for what local businesses are looking for. In addition to real work experience you may also get:
- Expenses for transport and meals from your employer.
- Financial support for travel, childcare or a disability.
- All the benefits that full-time learners get at an outstanding college.
- A guaranteed interview for an apprenticeship or job if available, or an exit interview with written feedback that will enhance your CV.
How do I get involved/How do I apply?
If you are interested or require further information email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01872 308287.