Traineeships are designed help young people who want to get an apprenticeship or job but don't yet have appropriate skills or experience.

Traineeships prepare young people for their future careers by helping them to become ‘work ready'.

They provide the essential work preparation training, maths and English and work experience needed to get an Apprenticeship or other job.

For all enquiries relating to traineeships please email:

Support for employers and training organisations

Training providers deliver traineeships, which are funded by the government, with employers providing the valuable work experience placement and interview as part of the programme.

Employers who have traineeships opportunities for young people should go to

Traineeships: who are they aimed at?

Young people can search for traineeship opportunities on the apprenticeship vacancies system.