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16-19? TRY OUR

TRAINEESHIP PROGRAMME

Get a taste for a career with our Traineeship scheme in Wales

And get paid in the process.

Traineeships help young people aged 16-19 pick up the skills and knowledge they need to get a job or progress into other learning opportunities like Apprenticeships.

We’ve designed our Traineeships with local employers, so you know you’re getting the skills that are needed in the workplace. Whatever sector you’re thinking of going into, we can help.

What’s more, you’ll be paid to train. Earn while you learn.

A Traineeship will give you a chance to test out a new career before you commit to further learning. And our expert team of mentors are on hand every step of the way to support you.

We offer two types of Traineeship: Engagement and Level 1. There’s no time limit to either, so you can continue to learn as long as you are eligible.

Engagement

  • Perfect if you’re not sure what you want to do as a career.
  • Try out different sectors and get a taste for work.
  • Learn and work for 21 hours, over four days a week. Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm.
  • Earn £30 a week, plus travel expenses or childcare costs to train for your new career.
  • Get support from your mentor.
  • Use the Skillzminer app to find out your hidden talents and search for jobs.


Level 1

  • Perfect if you know what sector you’d like to work in
  • Undertake a work placement at a local employer
  • Learn in one of our centres
  • Get relevant qualifications
  • Learn and work for 30 hours, over five days a week. Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm.
  • Earn £50 a week, plus travel expenses or childcare costs to train for your new career.
  • Get support from your mentor
  • Use the Skillzminer app to find out your hidden talents and search for jobs.


We have Traineeship learner centres in:

  • Pontypridd
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Port Talbot
  • Swansea
  • Newtown
  • Ammanford
  • Aberdare
  • Neath
  • Cwmbran
  • Newport
  • Carmarthen


Eligibility

To be eligible for a Traineeship in Wales, you must be:

  • Aged 16 or 17, living in Wales, unemployed and not in full-time education; or
  • Aged 18 or 19, living in Wales, and have left school or college

To find out more, email apprenticeshipswales@peopleplus.co.uk or fill in our form below

(insert form- name, email, tel no, town/city, message – to be sent to apprenticeshipswales@peopleplus.co.uk )

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