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NI Traineeships

NI Traineeships help you gain experience and get a qualification to take the next step into employment or further study.

The NI Traineeship programme provides a high-quality vocational education and training programme at level 2 and is aimed at school leavers or adults who aspire to work within a specific sector. These programmes provide the skills and qualifications necessary to secure employment in a chosen occupation or to allow you to progress to a level 3 apprenticeship or level 3 further education course.

The NI Traineeship programme comprises of:

  • A main professional and technical qualification in a chosen occupational area.
  • Practical skills development.
  • Transversal skills e.g. problem solving or teamwork.
  • Work placement.
  • Literacy and numeracy qualifications at level 2 (Essentials Skills or GCSE).
  • Additional qualifications suitable to your chosen sector e.g. Health and safety, CSR or manual handling.

An Employer Guide to Traineeships

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