Traineeships are aimed at preparing individuals who are currently not in education, employment or training (NEET), for future careers by helping them become work-ready. Traineeships are open to anyone who is NEET. The two programmes which are run, depend on the age of individuals, there are currently a 19-24 year old programme and a 25+ year old programme.
Traineeships last for 13-weeks, with content tailored to individuals career needs. They offer:-
Work preparation training — giving individuals the skills and confidence needed to move into future employment, education or training.
Skills you need to find a job — employers are at the centre of traineeships, so they focus on individuals skills and future success in employment.
Maths and English support — developing skills up to, and inclusive of, Level 2 Functional Skills. Maths and English are vital to employers and career progressions.
Work experience — gaining an insight into work, an employer reference, and potential to an exit interview (or even a job interview if a role becomes available).
An improved CV — traineeships give individuals great experience both practically and on paper. This experience and training will no doubt enhance an individual’s CV.