Traineeships
“Building new skills,
fresh ideas and a
different perspective.”
Introduced in 1st August 2013. The programme will
provide a structured opportunity for young people who
are by the prospec...
Why?
Many young people lack the knowledge about job
opportunities, how to apply for jobs, how to write a good
CV and a goo...
Employers are finding it difficult
to assess young people with
limited work experience and
young people find it difficult ...
Suitable Not Suitable
 Unemployed and have work
experience.
to work.
 Aged 16 to 18 and qualified
below Level 3 or,
 19...
 Must meet EFA’s residency requirements (EFAs funding
guidance for young people 2013/14).
 Must be 16-18 years in on 31s...
 Must meet SFA’s residency requirements
(Annex 1 of the Funding Rules 2013/14).
 Be aged 19-23 at the start of the Train...
But…..DWP Benefit Rules
 For those on benefits must be between 6 to 8 weeks
consecutively.
 Must do any placement for at...
 Must be unemployed.
 Have work experience and be on work or the
prospect of it …
 Have been assessed by the provider a...
Key elements:
 Work experience placement: 6 weeks up to 5 months (6 months
total).
 Must include a guaranteed interview ...
 Must include a maths & English assessment.
 Any 16-18 year old without GCSE grade C, or 19-23 year old
without GCSE C o...
 Must be employed in meaningful work, not simulated.
 Employers need to offer feedback and a formal interview
for a job ...
NAS Website for Traineeships
Small Print
Employers are not required to pay young
people taking part in Traineeships, but are
encouraged to support trai...
16 to 18 years old 19 to 23 years old
• Into employment for:
◦ Apprenticeship.
◦ Regular Employment.
◦ Full-time study.
• ...
16 to 18 year olds 19 to 23 year olds
• ILR Planned Hours.
• Flat Rate (some extras).
• Cover All Elements.
• Based on the...
Traineeships
 Work preparation training which ensures they have the
needed for an Apprenticeship or any other type of
emp...
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Traineeships, What is a Traineeship tells you about what Traineeships are including funding for Traineeships and who is eligible to do a Traineeship.

If you are interested in taking a Traineeship or would like to run a Traineeship please call: 0121 707 0550 or e-mail: info@pathwaygroup.co.uk

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  • Matthew Hancock Began aug 2013 Big changes a footLink in with apprenticeships
  • Traineeships, What is a Traineeship

    1. 1. Traineeships “Building new skills, fresh ideas and a different perspective.”
    2. 2. Introduced in 1st August 2013. The programme will provide a structured opportunity for young people who are by the prospect of work to:  Help develop the skills and experience they need to be to employers.  Traineeships are designed as an access route to Apprenticeships or full employment. Traineeships
    3. 3. Why? Many young people lack the knowledge about job opportunities, how to apply for jobs, how to write a good CV and a good application. There is a real mismatch between employers’ expectations of young people during the recruitment process and young people’s understanding of what is expected of them, particularly when it comes to presentation & preparation.
    4. 4. Employers are finding it difficult to assess young people with limited work experience and young people find it difficult to ‘market’ themselves to employers. As a result many young people struggle to make the transition from education to work. Why?
    5. 5. Suitable Not Suitable  Unemployed and have work experience. to work.  Aged 16 to 18 and qualified below Level 3 or,  19 up to 23 and have not yet achieved a full Level 2.  Can be ready for employment or an Apprenticeship within six months of engaging in a Traineeship. have the needed to start an Apprenticeship or find work.  The most young people, who require very intensive support.  Aged 24 plus (unless they have a Learning Difficulty Assessment up to academic age 25).  Already in a job. Suitability
    6. 6.  Must meet EFA’s residency requirements (EFAs funding guidance for young people 2013/14).  Must be 16-18 years in on 31st August in the relevant funding year.  Not yet achieved a full level-3 qualification or equivalent (such as 2 A-Levels) or,  Aged 16 or over, but under 25, and have a learning difficulty Assessment (LDA). Eligibility 16 to 18 years old
    7. 7.  Must meet SFA’s residency requirements (Annex 1 of the Funding Rules 2013/14).  Be aged 19-23 at the start of the Traineeship.  Not achieved a full Level 2 qualification or above (5 GCSEs at C or above = full). Eligibility 19-to 23-years-old
    8. 8. But…..DWP Benefit Rules  For those on benefits must be between 6 to 8 weeks consecutively.  Must do any placement for at least 2 weeks in a row  No more than 16 hour rule applies to ‘training in classroom’ (not to work placement)  16 class + 14 W.E. = 30 hours in total
    9. 9.  Must be unemployed.  Have work experience and be on work or the prospect of it …  Have been assessed by the provider as having a reasonable chance of being employed, moving to an Apprenticeship or full-time study programme (16-18 years only).  Q&As?……….. All Individuals
    10. 10. Key elements:  Work experience placement: 6 weeks up to 5 months (6 months total).  Must include a guaranteed interview either (i) for a job vacancy or (ii) an exit interview, with a reference/feedback from the employer.  Work Preparation- job search & interview skills.  English & Maths: All trainees without GCSE English &/ or Maths. Can study GCSE or functional skills (in future will possibly be only GCSEs). Work Placement (16 to 18 year olds)
    11. 11.  Must include a maths & English assessment.  Any 16-18 year old without GCSE grade C, or 19-23 year old without GCSE C or Functional Skills at Level 2  Alongside core elements can deliver other activities (vocational qualifications) for 16-18 year olds.  For 19 – 23 year olds, can offer ‘regulated qualifications’ up to level 2, that are approved and will help the learner move into work, or remove a barrier. Work Experience & Training
    12. 12.  Must be employed in meaningful work, not simulated.  Employers need to offer feedback and a formal interview for a job or Apprenticeship; or  Employers need to give an exit interview with written feedback & providers must show evidence of activities undertaken during work placement.  Employer needs to be identified before commencement. Other Criteria
    13. 13. NAS Website for Traineeships
    14. 14. Small Print Employers are not required to pay young people taking part in Traineeships, but are encouraged to support trainees with expenses such as transport and meals
    15. 15. 16 to 18 years old 19 to 23 years old • Into employment for: ◦ Apprenticeship. ◦ Regular Employment. ◦ Full-time study. • Finished the programme. • To achieve the work based learning they must progress to an eligible job: – Last ≥ 16 hours – More than 6 weeks in a row • Finished the programme. Achievement
    16. 16. 16 to 18 year olds 19 to 23 year olds • ILR Planned Hours. • Flat Rate (some extras). • Cover All Elements. • Based on the EFA Funding Rules. • Funding Bands SFA. • Minimum Number of Hours - 100⁺ 200⁺ etc. • Adult Skills Budget. • Accredited Units. Funding
    17. 17. Traineeships  Work preparation training which ensures they have the needed for an Apprenticeship or any other type of employment.  maths and English their numeracy and literacy. work experience which provides & experience of the world of work.  A focused period of work preparation training, focusing on areas like CV writing, interview preparation, job search and inter-personal skills.

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