At Skillsfirst Awards we have developed a high quality, flexible Traineeship offer to support learners, providers and employers in a range of sectors. It is our aim to provide a Traineeship solution that meets the needs of all of our customers.
Our pre-employment offer already consists of approx. 21 qualifications, many ideally suited to the work preparation element of a Traineeship. The qualifications focus on the skills and knowledge that a young person needs to seek, gain and maintain employment, including:
- Employability (CV writing, interview techniques etc)
- Attitudes and Behaviours
The majority of our qualifications are supported by handbooks and tutor guides. Customers are encouraged to mix-and-match qualifications and units to suit their learner's needs. To view these qualifications please follow this link.
Our new, innovative suite of 'taster' qualifications has been developed specifically to support a learner undertaking the work placement element of a Traineeship. The qualifications provide an introduction to working in any of the following sectors:
- Business and Administration
- Children and Young People
- Customer Service
- Fashion Retail
- Health & Social Care
- Warehousing and Logistics
English and Maths
Skillsfirst offer onscreen, on-demand Functional Skills in English and Maths at level 1 & 2.
Mentoring a Traineeship Learner
In response to customer feedback, we have developed a 'Level 2 Award in Mentoring a Trainee in the Workplace' to support those employers who engage with young people in the work placement element of the Traineeship.
FRA1 - Level 1 Award in Introduction to Working in Fashion Retail (QCF) Closed for registrations and certifications
MTA2 - L2 Award in Mentoring a Trainee in the Workplace Closed for registrations
HSCC1 - Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings (QCF) Closing for registrations on 31/05/2017