Traineeships are government-funded courses that include a work placement for young people aged 16-24.
The course is short, flexible and tailored to your business requirements. Through a needs-analysis, we provide a personalised programme for you and the trainee.
Traineeships are suitable for any industry.
You will need to commit to providing a high-quality work experience placement for the trainee.
It may be beneficial to assign the trainee a mentor to support, encourage and provide constructive feedback whilst simultaneously developing staff management skills.
You are not required to provide a job at the end of the traineeship. However, you will need to provide:
If you decide to progress your 16-18 year old trainee into an Apprenticeship until the 31 March 2021 you will receive up to £2,000 of Government incentives, in addition to the existing grant of £1,000. Find out more about apprenticeships.
As an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ national training provider, we are committed to providing a personalised, quality service for both employers and trainees.
Cut recruitment costs – we provide you with an interview process for work experience placements, helping to match young people with the skills that your business needs!
Before commencement of the traineeship, we will undertake a short pre-placement check with you.
Our traineeships are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and help 16 to 24 year olds – or 25 year olds with an education, health and care (EHC) plan – get ready for an apprenticeship or job if they don’t have the appropriate skills or experience.
They are designed to support businesses fill a skills gap whilst reducing youth unemployment rates and providing young people with key skills, experience, knowledge and education that employers are looking for.
On 27 January Apprenticeships and Skills Minister, Gillian Keegan announced employers can now apply for a £1,000 cash boost to help them take on new trainees until 31 July 2022, to support businesses in providing high-quality work placements for young people.
If you progress your trainee into an Apprenticeship until the 30 September 2021 you will receive up to £4,000 of Government incentives, in addition to the Traineeship incentive of £1,000, totalling £5,000 for one employee to reinvest back into your business.