Traineeship

Traineeship programmes are funded through the Skills Funding Agency (SFA), to help support young people aged 16-23 into apprenticeships or sustainable employment

About Traineeships
Traineeships prepare young people for their future careers by helping them to become ‘work ready’.
Traineeships provide the essential work preparation training, Maths, English and wok experience needed to get an Apprenticeship or other jobs:
· Work preparation training ensures young people have the skills and confidence needed for an Apprenticeship or other jobs.
· Maths and English support to improve young people’s literacy and numeracy.
· Meaningful work experience provides insight and experience of the world of work, making them more attractive to potential Employers .

Who are Traineeship For:
Young people aged 16-24 who:
 Are not currently in a job and have little work experience, but who are focused on work or the prospect of it;
 Are 16-19 and qualified below Level 3 or 19-24 and have not yet achieved a full Level 2

Duration:
The duration of Traineeships will be a minimum of six weeks up to maximum of six months. We expect the duration of the work placement to be at least six weeks .
Work placements are unpaid, but employers are encouraged to support expenses such as transport and meals, depending on circumstances . All training costs are funded by the government

Benefits for the Employer:
Developed in response to business needs, traineeships ensure Employers have the talented workforce required for business success.
With traineeships, businesses can develop the next generation of employees, ensuring a pipeline of talented young people with the personal and practical skills and experience required in the labour market.
Employers will be at the centre of Traineeships, running or designing the programme and offering high quality work placements in partnership with a trusted provider.

Benefits for the Trainee:

A Traineeship will put you in a better position to compete for an Apprenticeship or other jobs.
Traineeships give you the opportunity to build your CV and get vital Experience with local and national employers.
Improving your English and Maths skills will boost your chances of getting a job, as well as improving your long term prospects and earning potential over your lifetime.
Employers are at the centre of traineeship to ensure they give you the skills you need to secure a job and succeed in employment.
At the end of the work experience placement you’ll get a job interview with the company if a role becomes available or reference and an exit interview.

Roles and Responsibilities

You can expect your employer to:
Commit to high quality work experience placement.
Provide exit interview—or a job interview if a role becomes available.
Provide a reference at the end of the placement.
Ensure you have appropriate on the job work experience and sufficient time to enable you to achieve. your training objective provide a mentor who will supper the roles and duties of the Traineeship
To ensure adequate and competent supervision.
Record trainee work place attendance to inform the Abis Resources of any unauthorised absences .
Comply with all relevant Health and Safety legislation and provide a safe working environment.
Provide Health and Safety Induction Training.
Provide personal protective equipment in accordance with statute and good occupational practice.
To ensure each Trainee is aware of the company’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

Trainee’s Responsibilities

You are required to:

To be committed to succeed with the Traineeship.
To be honest and trustworthy and willing to learn how to do the job well.
To be motivated to progress and develop career skills.
Work in accordance to the employers policies and procedures including Health and Safety and Equal Opportunities legislations.
Accept responsibility for your own learning and seek help wen required.
Attend regularly and punctually all required activities and account for any absence.
Inform the Trainer/Mentor of any changes in employment and or personal details.
To complete all required work by the set deadlines.
Complete Be Safe booklet promptly and return it to the trainer/Mentor.

What Trainees Get in Return

Fair conditions of work that are clearly documented.
To be valued as an employee and a Trainee.
Support, advice and help to achieve your work and learning goals.
Help to progress your career with advice on further training opportunities.
To be treated with respect and consideration by Employers, Colleagues, Assessors, Trainers and Staff .
To receive feedback on performance and conduct at work and to get the chance to remedy problems.