Traineeships Category

Could you offer a young person work experience?

Our Traineeship programme can benefit a young person who is struggling to get into work, providing them with an up to 10 weeks workplace programme, moulding them into high-quality employees. […] http://www.profoundservices.com/blog-post/208/could-you-offer-a-young-person-work-experience

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Courtney Carr has begun her learning journey with Profound, starting an eight-week Traineeship programme!

Courtney decided to go to college once she left school but after trying to settle down, she realised it wasn’t the route for her to take. She was more interested in working within Customer Services at Call Centres, but the majority of her applications replied with ‘too little experience’ or the fact that she was […]

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Dont get caught out, get your Leading Edge Become one of our top champions

http://profoundservices.com/leadingedge/    Leading Edge is an exclusive development programme which aims to combine a wide range of work experience within Durham County Cricket Club*, with the added value of crucial work skills and qualifications. Our top 5 champions will be: Between the ages of 16 – 24 Not currently in a job and have little […]

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Traineeships referral sheet: advisers and intermediaries – Publications – GOV.UK

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/traineeships-referral-sheet-advisers-and-intermediaries    For careers advisers (including those working within the National Careers Service, Jobcentre Plus, Connexions, local authorities and schools) to help determine whether young people might be suitable candidates for, and how to refer an individual to, a traineeship. Traineeships are available for young people aged 16 to 24 and for young people with […]

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Quality Apprenticeships have doubled but need to be increased further

http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/education-committee/news/apprenticeships-and-traineeships-report/ The proportion of young people taking up any kind of apprenticeship remains too low, despite significant recent improvement in the number of apprenticeships that last 12 months or more, warn the Education Committee, as it publishes its Apprenticeships and traineeships report. Report: Apprenticeships and traineeships for 16 to 19 year-olds Report: Apprenticeships and traineeships […]

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BBC to offer up to 5,000 digital traineeships

http://www.theguardian.com/media/2015/mar/05/bbc-digital-traineeships The BBC is to offer up to 5,000 young unemployed people places on a digital training programme teaching skills such as web design and short video editing. The corporation says the scheme – run in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions – is the largest of its kind. A pilot scheme running in Birmingham […]

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Traineeship funding consultation emphasises outcomes for young people – Press releases – GOV.UK

Traineeships are currently funded using the same arrangements as further education rather than a bespoke approach. The consultation proposes funding training providers on the basis of trainees’ progression to apprenticeships, jobs or further learning. Changes would be intended to encourage better results for young people and achieve a more consistent experience for 16 to 24 […]

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