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Engineering Traineeship

Level: 2
Duration: 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.

Entry requirements:

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.

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 £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

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