What is a traineeship?
Traineeships are designed to help young people 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.
Check out the Fact sheet here to see if you are eligible and whether a traineeship is the correct 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. A list of providers who are eligible to deliver traineeships is available here.
- If you are in receipt of benefits you should speak to your individual Jobcentre Plus adviser.