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What is a traineeship?

A Traineeship will put you in a better position to compete for an apprenticeship or apply for a job.

  • Education and training programme along with 100 hours work experience
  • Improve your English and Maths skills – boosting your chances of getting a job, as well as improving your long term prospects and earning potential over your lifetime
  • Gain a vocational qualification in areas such as customer service, business admin or retail.
  • Employers are at the centre of Traineeships to ensure they give you the skills you need to secure a job and succeed in employment
  • At the end of the work experience placement you’ll be guaranteed a job interview with the company if a role becomes available, or will be provided with a reference and an exit interview
  • Seeking advice from people who have been there and done it can be invaluable


What does a Traineeship involve?

A 10-14 week programme will be arranged and individually designed for you, to ensure your Traineeship will benefit your chosen career.

You will be expected to:

  • Attend work at least 2 days per week with an employer arranged by Links2Work
  • Attend training weekly with Links2Work
  • Have a positive attitude!


What do I have to do to get on a Traineeship?

  • Make the choice you want to get into work or on an apprenticeship – have the right attitude
  • Be unemployed, or working less than 16 hours per week
  • If you are in receipt of benefits, speak to your Jobcentre Plus adviser
  • Contact Links2Work who are waiting to hear from you to take you one step closer to employment
  • Entitled to work in the UK
  • Aged 16-24, qualified below Level 3


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