A traineeship is a skills development programme that includes a work placement. It can last from 6 weeks up to 1 year, though most of our traineeships last for less than 6 months.

It is a great way to help you start preparing for work by building your confidence, making a good CV, learning how to prepare for an interview, developing teamwork skills as well as learning the essential skills that every employer wants and set you on the right path for the rest of your career.

A traineeship is an amazing stepping-stone to full-time paid work if you’re struggling to find work, or you don’t have relevant qualifications or experience.

The programme is fully-funded education and training opportunity for 16-24* year olds (*25 year olds with an Education, Health and Care Plan) to build employability skills and gain valuable sector-based experience through a work placement.

As a traineeship learner you will get

Work preparation training – get the skills and confidence to take the first step in your career. It may sound boring, but in reality, it’ll give you the skills you need to help you with your CV, cover letters, application forms and show you how to be successful in an interview.

Skills and abilities – you’ll have the extra boost to prove to employers that you have what it takes to succeed at their company. Your employer will help you develop the skills that are most in-demand by employers.

Maths and English support – Mathematics and English skills are essential in any workplace. You’ll get support to gain the right qualifications such as Functional Skills up to Level 2 based on your GCSE result which will elevate your job prospects, long-term career progression and, the best of all, your earning potential.

Work experience – You’ll be working alongside current employees and learn from them on the job. What’s better is you’re guaranteed an exit interview at the end of the programme with your mentor, who can provide a great reference for future job applications going forward.

An improved CV – all of the above will give you the right skills to put on your CV. They give you a chance to learn more about what employers want and gain confidence right from the start. This will provide the best opportunity to find your way on the career ladder. If you want to work but are a little unsure of your skills, a traineeship could be the right fit for you.

This is a short-term opportunity, lasting between six weeks to six months. It’s a chance to get a high-quality work placement with flexible training. To get onto a traineeship, you need to be aged 16-24, unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week and most importantly, you need to be eager to work.

When you are looking for employment, it is important for you can be money. Unfortunately, you won’t be paid for your traineeship, but your employer may cover the cost of expenses

They’ll also cover the cost of any qualifications you complete on your course, and there may be a job opportunity at the end of it.

Even if you aren’t offered a role at the end of your experience, you’ll leave with extra qualifications, great work experience, connections and a great reference to add to your CV.

Qualification you can choose

Customer Service

Business Administration



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