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A Traineeship is an education and training programme designed to give those aged 16-24, the skills and experience that they need to progress into employment. The main aims are to give the Trainee a high-quality work experience placement, work preparation training and English and Maths development if required. A Traineeship will give the young person the skills and experience that employers are looking for, helping them to secure an apprenticeship or other employment in the near future.


Business benefits

  • Allows an employer to work with a young person to ensure that they are Apprenticeship ready.
  • Allows businesses to harness and nurture local talent.
  • Brings fresh ideas and enthusiasm.
  • Supports the development of existing employee’s coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Provides extra support during busy periods.
  • Companies that decide to offer an apprenticeship to a Trainee after their programme will be eligible for a £1000 employer incentive.


Learner benefits

  • Understanding the workplace
  • Confidence building
  • Communication skills
  • Developing workplace behaviours
  • Maths and English skills
  • Support, review and feedback