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WHAT IS A TRAINEESHIP?

Traineeships enable 16-18 year olds to gain valuable work experience and work-readiness skills to progress into apprenticeships or jobs. 

 
Completely free and full funded by the government, Traineeships are a combination of work experience and bespoke learning that set you up for an apprenticeship or your next steps. They offer a taste of what it's like to work in a variety of industries, alongside learning key employability skills that help prepare you for the workplace.

IMPROVE YOUR CV

You'll gain valuable experience to make your CV look great

LOADS OF WORK EXPERIENCE

Our Traineeships provide a minimum of 70 hour of experience, working 4/5 days per week for a minimum of 6 weeks to develop your confidence and skills

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Meet new people, learn new skills, gain confidence and knowledge needed for the workplace.

GROW YOUR EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

Not only will your CV look great by the end, but we'll support you with interview preparation and job searches.

PROGRESS INTO APPRENTICESHIPS

Traineeships provide the potential to progress onto an apprenticeship with your employer.

PATHWAYS MADE FOR YOU

Minimum
6 week Traineeship
✔️ For 16-18 year olds ✔️ Maths & English Grade 3/4 obtained ✔️ Need work experience prior to starting an apprenticeship ✔️ Work with one employer with the potential to gain an apprenticeship
Minimum
12 week Traineeship
✔️ For 16-18 year olds ✔️ Maths & English Grade 3/4 obtained ✔️ Work experience with multiple employers prior to starting an apprenticeship ✔️ Build up your construction skills with workshop sessions in our training centre.
Occupational Traineeships Exclusive Traineeship programmes for 16-18 year olds with local employers, for example, Churchill China, where you can gain experience over 12 weeks within a number of different departments. At the end of the programme, opportunities exist to progress into apprenticeship positions with the employer. With specific enrollment times throughout the year, see our website for the latest opportunities.

 

VIEW OUR TRAINEESHIP BROCHURE

Learn more about about Traineeship pathways, from 6 weeks to 12 weeks,, what happens on an traineeship week by week, and the employers we work with. 

View our PDF and learn more about our Traineeship programmes.

 

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