Date Posted: Mar 20, 2019
Kyle Smith was a year 11 leaver with no plans or definite ideas of what he wanted to do for a career. He came into DurhamWorks as NEET and was allocated to DurhamWorks Progression Adviser, Tom Lynn. After the initial meeting, Tom established that Kyle had family related issues that were holding him back. He was also unsure of where to look for information about what he could do in the future and what help was available. Kyle also had a number of personal, financial and opportunity related barriers that were stopping him from moving forward with his life. Tom was able to support Kyle by remo...Read More
A traineeship is an education and training programme for young people to help them increase their employability.
It is aimed at 16 to 24-year-olds who are motivated to find work but don’t have the right skills or experience that employers are looking for.
Traineeships are a good way to provide experience, if you’ve been looking for an apprenticeship for a while or made some applications but have not been successful. They are delivered by training organisations in coordination with local employers so you could contact your local training provider to see what is available.
They are made up of three parts:
Opportunities for traineeships are also offered alongside apprenticeships on the National Apprenticeships Service website.
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