Traineeship FAQ's

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Find answers to key questions about traineeships.

Below you'll find answers to the questions we get asked the most about applying for a traineeship.

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Would you like us to attend a parent evening at your local school?

Are you a school governor?

We are able to present all the information YOU need on Apprenticeships and Traineeships to help you assist the children in your care with their career choices!

Contact our Learner Support team at 020 8221 0500 or email Lily or Victoria at if you'd like us to attend a Governor's meeting/Parent evening/Career Day!

What is a Traineeship?

Traineeships are designed to help young people who want to get an apprenticeship or job but don’t yet have appropriate skills or experience.

Are Traineeships recognised by employers?

Yes, they are, and increasingly more and more employers understand their potential. Some organisations are now using traineeships as part of their recruitment process, and they have found them to be very successful.

What qualifications does your child need to do a Traineeship course?

None. Traineeships are for young people who have little or no work experience but are focused on work or the prospect of it.

How will I know if my child is eligible for a Traineeship?

In order to be eligible for a Traineeship, if you are 16-24, you must not hold a full Level 3 qualification.

How many hours a week is the course?

Traineeships are approximately 30-35 hours of guided learning per week. This will be made up of time at one of our training sites, and time spent with an Employer for your child’s work placement.

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High Quality Training across London

Skills for Growth deliver a range of high quality training across London at our three sites. We deliver apprenticeships, traineeships and provide a business support service to employers.

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Skills for Growth are a charity with 'skills' at its very heart. We are passionate about progression and the key to this is supporting young people and employers to make the process a valuable experience for all involved!

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