What is a traineeship?
Traineeships are designed to help 16 – 24 years olds gain the skills and experience they need to get an apprenticeship or job.
At its core are work preparation training, English and maths for those who need it, and a high quality work experience placement.
Visit the Guidance for prospective trainees, employers and training providers to see if you are eligible and whether a traineeship is the right route for you.
How do you find a traineeship?
Now that you’ve determined that a traineeship could be the right route for you, there are three options available:
- contact your local college or training provider to see if they are offering traineeship opportunities. Visit the Traineeship providers list to see who is in your area
- if you are in receipt of benefits you should speak to your individual Jobcentre Plus adviser or work coach