Taking the first steps into the world of work can often be daunting for a young person who has limited qualifications, skills and experience. A Traineeship is the ideal starting point for your business to inspire the next generation workforce to learn more about your industry.
A Traineeship is a mixture of work experience and work preparation to help them secure an apprenticeship or employment. It is made up from three core elements:
With a lack of work experience, skills and qualifications, young people are particularly affected by the impact of mass unemployment. The aim of the enhanced Traineeship scheme is to:
The scheme is for young people across Great Britain:
The scheme is available to any business based in Great Britain.
Just some of the benefits to your business include:
Plus, if you create new work placement opportunities you may receive an incentive payment of £1000 per learner, for up to 10 learners.
Employers must provide a minimum of 70 hours of work experience – but no more than 240 hours for benefit claimants – over the duration of the traineeship (maximum of one year), and as agreed with the traineeship provider.
According to Government, at this time, employers can develop a maximum of 10 new traineeship work placement opportunities.
When offering a traineeship, you need to provide:
According to the Government, employers can start supporting young people on the new Traineeship scheme from September 2020.
For the latest information about Traineeships, visit Gov.uk, or complete the form below and one of our team will be in touch.