Preparing young people for the workplace

Traineeships are designed to give young people the confidence to take that first step to starting their
career and becoming work ready.

Young people completed a Traineeship during 2018/19

over 250,000 workplaces in the UK offer Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Traineeships are available to anybody between the ages of 16 and 24.

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What is a Traineeship?

NLTG Traineeships are pre-Apprenticeship programmes for young people aged 16-18. They involve a high quality work placement with an employer, plus essential employability skills training, to prepare young people for employment, or progression to an Apprenticeship.

How long is a Traineeship?

A Traineeship could be planned for a minimum of 8 weeks or up to a maximum of 24 weeks.

What are the benefits?

• Get to know and work with a young person to see if they’re right for an Apprenticeship or employment in your company.
• Design a training programme that suits the needs of your business and the young person.
• Recruit new talent for your business.
• Develop your existing employees’ experience in training and mentoring.

What will NLTG provide the trainee?

• All work wear and personal protective equipment (PPE).
• A weekly allowance during their Traineeship.
• Regular reviews to support learner progress.
• Full support from a dedicated Traineeship Officer.
• Expert information, advice and guidance regarding progression opportunities including Apprenticeships.


Case Study – Tom Hart

“I enjoyed trying out the industry before I started on a permanent Apprenticeship. It helped me see what sort of things I would be doing if I progressed which was important to me.”

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Are you ready to get started?

By offering a Traineeship with your company, you’ll help develop the skills, knowledge and experience of a young person and also help future proof your business by identifying new talent. For more information about Traineeships and how they work call our Recruitment Team on 01254 395355.

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