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‘Steps’ to… Information Technology

Level: 2
Duration: up to 20 weeks
Description:

Traineeships are an opportunity to gain real work experience and job skills, while improving your English and maths (if needed). The programme content is tailored to your individual career needs.

If you are not sure if this is the right industry you want to progress into and you would benefit from work experience to help you make your choice, this Traineeship would then assist in your path to either an Apprenticeship or employment.

If you need a boost after the recent disruptions with your education, or support applying for an Apprenticeship, then a Traineeship could be for you.

Entry requirements:

A strong interest in IT and 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?
  • Work preparation including practical training in IT
  • Working together to ensure you have the best CV
  • A high quality work experience placement with an employer that we will find for you
  • A guaranteed employer reference for your CV
  • You will learn crucial skills, like teamwork, building your confidence and self belief and how to make the right impression
  • Interview skills that an employer expects
  • English and maths (if needed)
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.

Useful information
  • 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 £45 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:25 June 2020

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