Employers

The quality of learning and training that a provider can offer is a vital element in allowing businesses to manage and grow talent within their workforce. The best apprenticeships/internships add value to businesses and are a worthwhile investment to the employer. 

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Traineeship

traineeship

A traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that unlocks the great potential of young people and prepares them for their future careers by helping them to become ‘work ready’. Designed to help young people aged 16 to 24 who don’t yet have the appropriate skills or experience, traineeships provide the essential work preparation training, English, maths and work experience needed to secure an apprenticeship or employment.

You may be a suitable traineeships candidate if:

  • If you are aged between 16 and 24 years old and are currently unemployed, or you work 16 hours or less per week and you have little previous work experience
  • If you are motivated and keen to get into the workplace to begin building a career
  • If you are a school leaver aged 16 - 18 (inclusive) and are qualified below Level 3 (equivalent of 2 A levels at Grades A-C) OR are aged 19 - 23 inclusive and are qualified below full Level 2 (5 GCSEs Grades A-C)
  • Think you will be ready for employment within 6 months of completing a traineeship.
  • Work placement  - Traineeships involve a work placement that last 6 weeks.  The work experience you receive is carefully structured to suit both your individual needs and the needs of the company you are working for. This will usually be discussed between you, the company and the training provider
  • Mentoring and feedback – You will be assigned a mentor, and feedback will be given so that you can both monitor your progress

What next ? – Progression routes

Once you have finished your traineeship you can progress onto an apprenticeship.

Eligibility

  • Traineeships are funded by the Skills Funding Agency who require prospective apprentices to meet an eligibility criteria.  To become apprentice, an individual
  • Must be unemployed
  • Cannot be receiving funding for any other training
  • Must satisfy one of the following:
  • UK Citizen; or
EU National; or
EEA migrant worker who has been in the EU for past three years; or ‘Settled Status’ – i.e. resident in the UK for at least three years; or
Spouse of UK citizen or person with settled status who has been both married and resident in the UK for one year
Permanent UK National Insurance Number

Apply for a Traineeship


Apprenticeships

apprenticeships

Apprenticeships combine work and learning, and is specifically for those who want to combine working towards gaining a qualification and gaining work experience – the best of both worlds.   

In order to apply you need to be:

  • Committed
  • Show interested in chosen career pathway
  • Aware of your responsibilities to both yourself and the company who would employ you
  • Prepared to combine further study and work and the demands required
  • Realistic about the amount of work you may have to do
  • Happy to work both as part of a team and an individual
  • Able to use your own initiative

Key benefits

  • Progress in your career:  you are more likely to progress and gain promotions
  • Achieve highly recognized qualifications
  • Learn job-specific skills: learn from knowledgeable tutors and work alongside experienced staff to gain in-demand skills.
  • Earn a salary
  • Earn UCAS points for your technical certificate to go to university.

Depending on your current skills and qualifications, there are three levels of apprenticeship you can apply for:

  • Intermediate level apprenticeship (level 2)
  • Advanced level apprenticeship (level 3)
  • Higher apprenticeship (level 4 or above) - University versus a higher level apprenticeships

Eligibility

  • Must be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week(level 2)
  • Cannot be receiving funding for any other training(level 2)
  • Must satisfy one of the following:(level 3)
  • UK Citizen; or
EU National; or
EEA migrant worker who has been in the EU for past three years; or ‘Settled Status’ – i.e. resident in the UK for at least three years; or
Spouse of UK citizen or person with settled status who has been both married and resident in the UK for one year
Permanent UK National Insurance Number

Apply for an Apprenticeship


Graduate Internships

internships

An internship is a great way to gain relevant industry experience. Our internships allow students and graduates an opportunity to gain valuable, practical work experience, to enable them to effectively compete in the job market.

Graduates who are able to demonstrate that they have work experience are infinitely more employable than graduates without.  An internship is therefore a great addition to your CV.  Through our comprehensive internship programme you will gain experience that will really add value to your career progression.

Benefits of an Internship

  • Develop skills and knowledge
  • Expert consultancy to ensure your investment in learning and development is appropriately targeted.
  • Networking opportunities
  • Industry insight
  • For international interns this means experience working within a new city and experiencing London culture

Our internships are in the following areas:

  • Business Administration
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Retailing
  • Accountancy
  • Project Management
  • Customer Service
  • Media

London Internship Eligibility Checklist:

  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Currently be a full-time degree level student in good standing, or a recent graduate of a higher education institution. Current students must have completed at least one semester of their university courses.  Recent graduates must begin their internship within 1 year of receiving their degree.)

For Non-EU Interns

  • Minimum qualification requirement is that of an undergraduate enrolled on a course at a NARIC-listed institution.  If however, the individual is a graduate or post - graduate, then their last education should not have been completed longer than 1 years ago.  If qualification is not in English applicants are required to produce a  Notary Translated Degree Certificate Transcripts
  • Hold a current valid passport from outside the EEA, and it has at least 6 months validity, with at least three spare pages
  • Must not have overstayed on visa or been deported from any country
  • Have sufficient support funds - Recent bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds, funds must be at least £945 showing in your account for the past 30 days (never dipping below). You can use a parent or guardians statement as long as you provide a signed letter of consent (with contact information) indicating you will have access to their account for the entirety of your trip
  • If you are not a US citizen and are not studying in the US and/or English is not your first language you also need to provide proof that you have English Language skills of a high level. You will be required to provide an IELTS score of above 6.0

Apply for a Internship


Careers

We have a range of programmes designed for those at the start of their careers, who want the opportunity to get onto that first run of the career ladder. Many are hindered by their lack of work experience, some want to combine gaining work experience with achieving an academic qualification.  Our solutions aims to address each of these barriers to career progression.


apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships combine work and learning, and is specifically for those who want to combine working towards gaining a qualification and gaining work experience – the best of both worlds. 

Read More...


internships

Internships

An internship is a great way to gain relevant industry experience. Our internships allow students and graduates an opportunity to gain valuable, practical work experience, to enable them to effectively compete in the job market.

Read More...


traineeship

Traineeship

A traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that unlocks the great potential of young people and prepares them for their future careers by helping them to become ‘work ready’. 

Read More...


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Employers

The quality of learning and training that a provider can offer is a vital element in allowing businesses to manage and grow talent within their workforce.

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