Start your career


Traineeships are short, flexible courses for 16-24 year olds.

They are to help young people develop and learn essential skills to help find a career.

You won’t get paid but it can help to improve:

  • your confidence
  • skills
  • qualifications
  • work experience

You can apply if you are:

  • eligible to work in England
  • unemployed with no work experience

You will get:

  • help with getting work, including writing a CV
  • a work placement of 70 hours or more
  • help with the skills you'll need for an apprenticeship
  • a job interview of feedback from an employer
  • help with maths and English (if you need it)


Search for current traineeship vacancies.