We've been inundated with businesses wanting to support our
traineeships and want to take the opportunty to thank everyone for
We thought it might be useful to share some FAQs:
What do you want from businesses?
We're asking businesses to offer quality work experience
placements for our trainees and to offer them an interview
How long for?
We're hoping to get an average placement of around 12
weeks. But we're interested in anyone who could offer between six
weeks and six months.
When do you want these placements to start?
We plan to get the traineeships started in May 2014.
How do I know that the work placement will be valuable to
We will do an assessment/selection process. This will
involve profiling all the trainees and businesses so that we can
match them to fit interests, skills and experience and ensure
that they receive the right opportunities for development and
Will it cost me?
This is a Government-funded programme, so all the trainees
are unemployed and receiving benefits. But we are encouraging
businesses to support them with out of pocket expenses such as
travel and subsistence during the work placement.
I could be interested but I need to know more.
No problem. We'd love to hear from you. Please email [email protected]
I'd like to support this initiative.
That's fabulous! Please email [email protected]