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Step into Traineeships

If you didn’t get your grades, but have an appetite for work, join our Traineeships programme.

Our 6 week programme will support you with your maths and English, gain valuable employer led skills and a positive work placement with employment/apprenticeship opportunities on completion.

  • About traineeships

    Traineeships is designed to support people that are unsure of course or career they want to pursue after leaving school. If you didn’t quite get your maths and English grades and think you cannot enrol at college, well you can.

    Traineeships is a programme open all year aimed at supporting 16-18 years into their next chosen pathway. Through our multiple industry led course, you will gain skills and confidence to take the next steps.

    Through our traineeship programme, you will be able to gain valuable bespoke employer led skills that will make sure you are ready for the world of work. Let’s make YOUR career decisions easy!

    You will gain work skills such as CV, interview, confidence, digital skills and gain a valuable work placement that can lead to employment or an apprenticeship.

    Your chosen traineeship will be filled all the knowledge you will need in that sector. We call this “what jobs, what skills”.

  • How does it work?

    You will receive 3 weeks employer led training with sector specific workshops. This will include supporting you with you maths and English….the qualifications you really do need!

    A 3 weeks work placement with a chosen employer will then take place.

    Throughout your traineeship, you will have your own mentor to support you every STEP of the way.

    So if you are hungry to join the world of work, but just need those extra last skills…Step into traineeships is the programme just for you.

    Our offer:

    • Horticulture
    • Care
    • Admin and Customer Service
  • About traineeships

    Traineeships is designed to support people that are unsure of course or career they want to pursue after leaving school. If you didn’t quite get your maths and English grades and think you cannot enrol at college, well you can.

    Traineeships is a programme open all year aimed at supporting 16-18 years into their next chosen pathway. Through our multiple industry led course, you will gain skills and confidence to take the next steps.

    Through our traineeship programme, you will be able to gain valuable bespoke employer led skills that will make sure you are ready for the world of work. Let’s make YOUR career decisions easy!

    You will gain work skills such as CV, interview, confidence, digital skills and gain a valuable work placement that can lead to employment or an apprenticeship.

    Your chosen traineeship will be filled all the knowledge you will need in that sector. We call this “what jobs, what skills”.

  • How does it work?

    You will receive 3 weeks employer led training with sector specific workshops. This will include supporting you with you maths and English….the qualifications you really do need!

    A 3 weeks work placement with a chosen employer will then take place.

    Throughout your traineeship, you will have your own mentor to support you every STEP of the way.

    So if you are hungry to join the world of work, but just need those extra last skills…Step into traineeships is the programme just for you.

    Our offer:

    • Horticulture
    • Care
    • Admin and Customer Service
Hands on training

Practical and enjoyable, different to anything you may have done before.

Opportunities for you

Progress onto a full-time courses or apprenticeship.

Taught by experts

All our tutors are highly qualified with years of industry experience.

Gain experiences

Step into traineeships has work experience attached to gain work life skills.

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Apprenticeships

You don’t just need to have left school to become an apprentice, we have apprenticeship offers for all ages and are a great way for adults to retrain for a new career. Whatever destination you’ve set your sights on, an apprenticeship will help you get there.

Apprenticeship vacancies

Why SSC?

At South Staffordshire College our students come first, and everything we do is aimed at helping you to realise your full potential. We are about careers not courses and our expert staff will make sure you have the skills and knowledge needed to give you that competitive edge for when you start your career within your chosen industry.

As a school leaver, you will be treated as an adult, within a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll enjoy more freedom and independence, and you’ll make many new friends, all with the same passion and journey ahead as you. As an adult, we understand you may feel uneasy about returning to education, but there is no need to be. We have smaller class sizes and supportive tutors to make you feel very welcome.

#CreateYourCareer with us.

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