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Subject Area

Foundation Learning

Student Type

Students aged 16-18

Study Mode

Part Time

What is the course about?

Traineeships are suitable for those aged 16-18 who want to gain work experience with real employers, leading to an apprenticeship or employment.

Why should I choose the course?

You should choose to complete a traineeship to give yourself the best opportunity to acquire employability skills and meaningful work experience, which will help you to progress in the world of work.

What will I learn?

A traineeship will allow you to gain valuable work experience and industry knowledge alongside maths and English qualifications. In addition, essential employability skills and occupational studies will supplement your work placement, giving you the skills and experience employers are looking for.

Your traineeship will include two to three days work placement with a recognised employer, six hours of English and maths sessions (if required), and employability and occupational study sessions.

What will the course lead on to?

A traineeship can lead on to an apprenticeship, employment, or further education courses.

What support is available?

You will be allocated a designated apprenticeship coach to guide you through your apprenticeship. We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed.

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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College is dedicated to supporting you on-programme and helping you progress on to the next step. Completing a traineeship, with the support of our highly-experienced staff, will put you in the best possible position to reach your potential and secure a successful career.

What are the entry requirements?

You must have a minimum of grade 2 in English and maths to begin a traineeship.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There may be additional costs for uniform/PPE.

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21 Weeks
Class Times
09:00 - 16:30
Warrington Campus
Adult Fee
16-18 Fee
Fees Information
This course is FREE*. *Ts&Cs apply.
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