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What is a Traineeship?

Traineeships can prepare you for your future career, helping you to get ready for the world of work and improve your chances of getting anApprenticeship or other job.

Traineeships last anything from six weeks to a maximum of six months with the content tailored to your individual needs, including:

  • Work preparation training which ensures you are ready and have the confidence to take the first step in your career, such as an Apprenticeship.
  • English and Maths support to help give you the literacy and numeracy skills needed for the workplace.
  • Meaningful work experience which provides insight and experience of the world of work and makes you more attractive to potential employers.

Stoke on Trent College Traineeships

At Stoke on Trent College we are able to offer a wide range of Traineeships, including groups in hospitality and catering, plumbing and electrical installation, welding and construction trades.

We will also be able to help individual students access Traineeships in other subject areas such as hair, beauty, health and social care and motor vehicle. If you apply for an Apprenticeship in these areas but are unsuccessful then we will support you to find a suitable Traineeship as a step towards an Apprenticeship.