Young people that apply or are referred to Traineeship will undertake an interview/assessment package & taster day whereby suitability for the program will be assessed.
Areas covered within Traineeship are:
- Preparation for work
- Interview skills
- CV writing
- Job Applications
- Work Experience
- Numeracy and Literacy
- Effective Communication
One week on Traineeship is 18 hours spread over 3 days - 9am - 4pm
Group size will be no greater than 16.
The Traineeship starts in September, and March allowing students to join midway through the academic year.
Skills gained: Preparation For Work, Numeracy and Literacy
No official entry requirements, but would need to show a commitment to learn and progress.
Each 18 week programme is made up of 9 units, 12 weeks of work placement and Numeracy and Literacy functional skills, with overall qualifications being:
- Gateways Award / Certificate in Employability Skills
The Traineeship has been set up to bridge the gap between education and employment. With the courses starting in September, March; The Traineeship offers a mid academic year course opportunity, for young people that are not in education, employment or training.
A variety of evidence can be submitted to form part of the portfolio based assessments:
- Annotated photographs
- Video recordings of verbal interviews
- Peer witness statements
- Written work
- Project work
There are functional skills exams on the Traineeship programme for maths and english.
Progression is closely supported through the traineeship; this could be within City College Norwich, external providers or local employers.
Students will progress into either an apprenticeship, full time employment or begin a full time course.