South Staffordshire College


Get ready for a brighter future

ApprenticeshipsAvailable for people aged 16-24 in a variety of industries, Traineeships are designed for those who want help developing their skills to apply for a job or apprenticeship.

Improve your essential skills in English and Maths by studying at a level appropriate to you.

Money Matters… If you’re 16-19 you may be eligible for Financial support through the Government’s Bursary Fund. 18+ and in receipt of JSA or Universal Credit? You will still receive this throughout your placement.

Develop new skills and gain first-hand experience through an unpaid work placement and high-quality training with a local employer.

Placements vary in length but usually last between 6 weeks and 6 months.

We offer traineeships in the following industries:
• Health & Social Care
• Animal Care
• Horticulture
• Agriculture
• Business Administration
• Hairdressing

We’ll find you a placement suitable for your goals and personal circumstances.

Develop skills to help prepare you for the working world such as CV writing, interview skills, time-keeping and team working.

DID YOU KNOW… Although traineeships are unpaid, you may be entitled to bursary support to help with travel and lunch expenses?
To find out more call our dedicated team on 01785 710520 email

At the end of your placement, if there is a job or apprenticeship vacancy with your employer, you’ll be entitled to an interview.

If not, you’ll receive an exit interview to discuss your strengths and advice on applying for other roles.

Your employer may also give you a reference to support your applications.

To find out more call our dedicated team on 01785 710520 email

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