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Traineeships

NOCN offer a range of Traineeship products to help young people to kickstart their career.

What is a Traineeship?

Traineeships are a short programme with a minimum duration of six weeks and a maximum duration of six months. The provider works with the employer and learner to flex the programme according to the needs of the learner.

In response to economic challenges following the COVID-19 pandemic the government introduced the Kickstart Scheme to fund the direct creation of high quality jobs for young people at the highest risk of long-term unemployment. 

How does the Kickstart Scheme work?

Under the Kickstart Scheme, a £2 billion fund has been made available to create hundreds of thousands of high quality 6-month work placements aimed at those aged 16-24 who are on Universal Credit and are deemed to be at risk of long-term unemployment.

Funding available for each job will cover 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week, plus the associated employer National Insurance contributions and employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions. More information can be found here

Who are Traineeships for?

Traineeships are designed to help young people who are:

  • Eligible to work in England
  • not currently in a job and have little work experience, but are focused on gaining employment
  • aged 16 to 19-years old and forms part of the study programme provision
  • aged 16 to 24-years old and qualified below Level 3

How do NOCN support Traineeships?

Designed with people in mind, our qualifications offer a step-by-step, unit-by-unit route into learning and skills that help to increase learners’ confidence and employability and make sure that the qualifications fit with today’s industry needs. You can view our Traineeship packages below. 

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