Up to 20 weeks
A Traineeship is an opportunity to prepare for your Apprenticeship.
Traineeships allow you to gain work experience with a local employer. The Traineeship is tailored to your individual career aspirations.
If you need a boost after the recent disruptions with your education, or support applying for an Apprenticeship, then a Traineeship is for you.
A strong interest in engineering and ideally GCSEs in maths and English at grade 4 or above
Where will I study:
A mix of classroom learning in Blackburn and virtual sessions
What will I learn?
- A high quality work experience placement with an employer that we will find for you
- Work preparation including practical training in our vocational workshops
- Working together to ensure you have the best CV
- A guaranteed employer reference for your CV
- You will learn crucial skills, like teamwork, building your confidence, self belief and how to make the right impression
- Interview skills that an employer expects to see
- English and maths (if you need to improve your grades to apply for an Apprenticeship)
Who is this for
Our Traineeships are aimed at giving 16 to 18 year-olds the opportunity to develop the skills they need to find and succeed on an Apprenticeship.
- Flexible options with helpful guidance and support to suit your specific needs
- In depth diagnostic and assessment to identify the best progression route for you
- Up to £50 per week bursary* and paid travel expenses
- Preparation for work skills that are in line with current employer expectations
*Subject to eligibility
Date last updated:14 July 2021