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Information and advice for young people in Suffolk



What is a traineeship?

Getting you ready for work

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A traineeship is a course combined with a work experience placement (for up to 6 months) that gives you the skills and experience needed to get ready for work or an apprenticeship. 


Eligible to work in England, Unemployed and have little or no work experience, Aged 16 to 24 and qualified below level 3.

If you already have some work experience. you may be ready for an apprenticeship - what's involved in an apprenticeship?

It will help you with English, maths (if you need it) and give you some work experience - perfect for your CV!

How can I apply?

There are several routes you can take - whichever suits you best:

  1. Register for free with the National Apprenticeship vacancy website which lists all vacancies and get email alerts about traineeship opportunities.
  2. Contact Children's Services at Suffolk County Council if you are ready to do a traineeship but need help to find one - find out about where to get support.
  3. Keep a lookout for opportunities on 

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