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Traineeships for Learners, Pathway Group Traineeships Birmingham


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Traineeships for Learners tells you about the Traineeship Schemes that Pathway Group offer. We run a wide range of Traineeships to help young people gain the skills and experience that they need to progress on into the working world. Traineeships are a vital experience for young people who wish to gain more experience and potentially take an apprenticeship but don't have the requirements to do so yet.

if you would like to find out more about the Traineeships that Pathway group offer please contact us on: 0121 707 0550 or e-mail:

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Traineeships for Learners, Pathway Group Traineeships Birmingham

  1. 1. Taking a Traineeship with Pathway Group
  2. 2. Traineeship facts for Leaner’s What is a Traineeship? A Traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that is focused on giving young people the skills and experience that employers are looking for and to make them ‘work ready’. At its core are work preparation training, English and Maths for those who need it, and a high quality work experience placement. Traineeships can last up to six months and include: • Work Preparation Training • English & Maths* (*support if required.) • A work experience placement of six weeks to five months with an employer • In addition to these basic elements, your employer and Pathway Group can add flexible additional content give you specific training tailored for that business and the local labour market meaning that you will gain specialist skills. Checklist – Who are Traineeships for? Traineeships are for people: • Aged 16-23 • Are motivated to get a job but lack the relevant skills and experience that employers are looking for and people who have been applying for Apprenticeship vacancies but have been unsuccessful due to a lack of skills or experience. • Unemployed and have little work experience. • 16-18 and qualified below Level 3 or equivalent (such as two A-levels) or 19-23 years and achieving below Level 2. • Can be ready for employment or an Apprenticeship within six months of engaging in a Traineeship.
  3. 3. Who they aren’t for: • People who already have the skills and experience needed to start an Apprenticeship or find work. • People who are already in a job. • Aged 24 plus (unless they are subject to Learning Difficulty Assessments, in which case they must be aged 16 or over and under 25). Why you should take a Traineeship with Pathway Group? When you take a Traineeship you need to know that you are in safe hands, with a good training provider. Our team at Pathway Group will help guide you through all stages of your Traineeship and work with your employer to make sure that you receive the skills, training and work experience that you need to get the most out of your Traineeship. Are there any financial costs to offering Traineeships? All training costs are met by Government funding. There’s no requirement for employers to pay you as a trainees but they are encouraged to support trainees with expenses such as transport and meals but obviously this is at the discretion of the employer. How do I get started with Traineeships? Speak with our Pathway Group team by calling: 0121 707 0550 / 0800 955 0870 or e-mailing: The Pathway Group Service will be able to support you throughout the process. Traineeships are a stepping stone to future success for young people, businesses and the wider economy. For more information contact us on: Tel: 0121 707 0550 / 0800 955 0870 Email: