Traineeship Plus

Our Traineeship Plus programme aims to prepare you for the next step in your career

Traineeship Plus will improve your chances of getting a job or apprenticeship by helping prepare you for the world of work. The programme gives you the opportunity to learn English and maths through fun and exciting tasks like the ones you will experience when working. You will gain skills in employability that will help you search for jobs and succeed in interviews.

The Traineeship Plus programme

Over 18 weeks you will:

  • complete a 2 week induction including: confidence and team building, health and wellbeing, equality and diversity and health and safety
  • learn English and maths through engaging activities relevant to the work place throughout the traineeship
  • complete a 14 week high quality work placement (2-3 days a week) for a minimum of 14 weeks
  • Traineeship Plus is a full time education and training programme, and you will need to be motivated and dedicated to complete a minimum of 21 hour weeks, which will include a work placement, classroom training and any additional independent homework, which aims to support you in finding an apprenticeship or job
All you need to apply
  • Motivation to learn and develop your skills in English, maths and employability
  • Have up to a level 3 qualification – please see website for further information
  • Have a minimum grade 3-9 or A-D GCSE in English and/or maths (non- English and maths GCSE qualifications will be considered on an individual basis)
  • To be aged 16-24 years old or 25 with an Educational Health Care Plan (ECHP)
What we give you
  • Work placements that will provide you with real work experience within Hampshire County Council or another local employer whilst gaining nationally accredited qualifications that will improve your skills and knowledge
  • A bursary is available to those that are eligible and will be discussed on an individual basis
  • Level 1 employability qualification
  • English and maths qualifications
  • Support for 4 months after the Traineeship Plus Programme to help you achieve your goals
Where Traineeship Plus can take me

Completing the Traineeship Plus programme can open many options to you such as:

  • apprenticeships
  • full time jobs
  • further education
Start your application now

Start dates are in September and March each academic year (other programmes may run at other times of the year if applications are high).

Applications are accepted all year round and will be considered for the next available start date.

To apply for our next available programme, complete and return, by post or email, an application form below. To find out more email skills.participation@hants.gov.uk or phone 0770 102 0612

Traineeship Plus application form (Word)

Traineeship Plus application form (PDF)