A traineeship is an excellent opportunity for employers and young people who are out of education to benefit one another by mutually bringing skills and work experience to the table.
WHAT IS A FOCUS FITNESS UK
A traineeship is a fantastic, practical route to employment which includes a blend of formal skills training, employability training, English, Maths and is 100 hours of real work experience.
A traineeship is designed to process young people into employment by educating them and empowering them with the skills and experience necessary.
Employers benefit by having access to a pool of trained, educated entry-level potential employees to select from.
The traineeship has a minimum length of 6 weeks and a maximum length of 6 months, the duration depends on whether a job role is filled quickly or not. The average amount of time trainees spend on the programme is 12 weeks.
HOW DOES IT WORK FOR TRAINEES?
- A traineeship is open to people aged 16 to 24 who:
- Are not currently in employment (or a low earner working less than 16 hours per week) or any form of education
- Haven’t previously completed a level 3 qualification
- Have little or no work experience
- Learn new skills in an exciting new field
At the end of the work experience period, you will be interviewed for possible employment
The employment opportunities available can range from full or part-time roles to apprenticeships
Build your confidence and your employment skill set
The programme provides multi-layered training, making you very employable
HOW DOES IT WORK FOR EMPLOYERS?
- We work with you to create an environment for success
- The opportunities available can range from full or part-time roles to apprenticeship
However, should things not go according to plan, there’s no obligation to employ the trainee
An exit interview and written feedback is all that is required, should a trainee not be suited to a role in your organisation
16-24 Years old. (16-18 usual progression route would be employment or apprenticeship only)
No qualifications at level 3 or above.
Unemployed or working less than 16hrs.
Not attending any other ESFA funded courses.
Resident in the EU or UK for the past 3 years.
We cover 4 elements currently awarded by NCFE and Active IQ
Functional Skills – English and Maths – From Entry Level 3 – Level 2
Employability Skills – CV Writing, Interview Techniques and Soft Skills.
Level 1 Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity
Work Placement within a gym environment in a gym near you (minimum 100hrs)
We currently have inductions and course starts on a weekly basis.
Courses usually last for 12 weeks.
The main aim of the program is to give young people vital skills needed to work within the health and fitness industry whilst also giving them hands on experience through work placements.
Completing a traineeship is the perfect stepping stone to a career in the fitness industry
We are currently based in Central London within Zone 2.
For more information about traineeships or any other enquiry you may have, please don’t hesitate to contact us.