A traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that is focused on giving young people the skills and experience that employers are looking for.
Traineeships can last up to a maximum of 6 months and will include:
- work preparation training provided by the training organisation
- English and maths support if required, provided by the training organisation
- a high-quality work experience placement with an employer
In addition to these basic elements, the trainee and the training provider can add flexible additional content to meet the needs of the employer and the local labour market.
At the end of their traineeship, each young person will be guaranteed a job interview if a role becomes available or an exit interview together with meaningful written feedback to help them secure an apprenticeship or employment with another employer.