Traineeships

Our flexible range of pre-employment and vocational qualifications have been designed to support young people develop skills in preparation for apprenticeships and sustained employment as part of a Traineeship.

Who are Traineeships for?

Young people aged 16-24 who:

What is the curriculum content?

There must be 3 core elements to any Traineeship programme:

How long is a Traineeship?

The maximum duration for a Traineeship is 6 months; the work placement element is expected to be at least 6 weeks up to a maximum of 5 months.

What AIM Awards qualifications can be used to deliver a Traineeship?

We have lots of qualifications that are suitable for you to build Traineeship curricula around. The main two qualifications are:

Skills for Employment and Further Learning

With over 1000 units to choose from, our Skills for Employment and Further Learning (SEFL) qualifications are our most popular and flexible qualifications. 

These qualifications are available from Entry 3 to Level 3 and their flexibility has been designed to support a flexible and responsive curriculum. This makes it the perfect qualification for a Traineeship as it can be adapted to the needs of an individual employer or learner. The range of units covers all of the core elements of a Traineeship: employability skills, English, maths and vocational skills. Find out more on our SEFL homepage.

Functional Skills

Available in English, maths and ICT, these qualifications allow your learners to develop the skills most prized by learners and apply them in a range of contexts. The qualifications are available from Entry 1 to Level 2 and  assessed through externally set assessments which are available on demand. Find out more on our Functional Skills homepage.

Other suitable qualifications


Get in touch

If you would like advice and guidance on putting together Traineeships, call our Business Development Managers, or the Customer Support Team on 01332 341822.