What is a traineeship?
A traineeship is a training course with work experience that gets you ready for work or for an apprenticeship. It can last up to 6 months. Its aim is to provide work preparation, English and maths training for those that need it and work experience.
You can apply if you’re:
- unemployed and have little or no work experience
- aged 16 to 24 and qualified below Level 3
- eligible to work in England.
Help with finding a traineeship is available at GOV.UK – Find a traineeship.
- What is good about a traineeship?
- you will get the opportunity to improve your maths and English skills
- it could allow you to move onto an apprenticeship after the traineeships is complete
- you gain new employment skills
- you gain real work experience locally
- you may get paid expenses for meals and travel.
- What is bad about a traineeship?
- the traineeship is unpaid
- you may need to find the traineeship position yourself.
- Help with finding a traineeship is available at GOV.UK – Find a traineeship.