Essential work preparation
Designed to help young people aged 16 to 24 who don’t yet have the appropriate work skills or experience. Traineeships are the essential work preparation solution, which equips learners with an employer specific skills set to secure an apprenticeship
and ensure the trainee is ready for work. Included is Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths and a minimum of 100 hours work experience.
Short & intense
Traineeships are fast track, short, intense, sector specific training programmes, which include quality work placements and employability preparation. They run for 8, 14, or 16 weeks dependent on the sector. They can be completed
after a full time course, or as an alternative to full time study where entry criteria is met, before moving onto apprenticeships to gain work experience.
Traineeships are not full time courses so there are no exams, ncoursework or assessments but they do offer an employability certificate of achievement. They do not offer a sector specific qualification on completion.