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Our Traineeships

Traineeships are designed for young people (aged 16-18) and are the perfect way to learn more about “work life” before starting an apprenticeship.

This introductory short programme aims to teach work skills and enhance the knowledge and experience of a work place environment. All whilst achieving a qualification that will support the progression onto an apprenticeship and to kick-start the learners career in the chosen sector through one of our selected employers.


Traineeship programmes are between 10-12 weeks long dependent on the sector. Following completion of the traineeship we expect majority of learners to move onto a paid apprenticeship, employment or further education.

Curriculum Offered:

Work Experience

  • Level 2 Extended Certificate in Workskills
  • Level 2 Diploma in Workskills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Workskills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction (if applicable)
  • Level 2 Certificate Hair and Beauty Therapy (if applicable)
  • Maths/English support (if required)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Aged 16-18
  • UK citizen
  • Currently not in education or vocational training
  • Highest level of qualification is GCSE
  • Currently not on/have completed an apprenticeship



How do I enrol?

Please get in touch by either contacting the Onside Education Team directly, or by filling in the contact form on the right.

Onside Education Team
T: 01257 278 131
E: info@onsideedu.co.uk