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Traineeship - Digital & Creative at Oldham College

Course description

  • Traineeships are Training Programmes which develop industry skills for your chosen apprenticeship route.

  • Traineeships prepare and support learners to progress onto their chosen apprenticeships.

  • Traineeships are fast track, short, intense, sector specific training programmes, which include quality work placements and employability preparation.

  • Traineeships prepare learners for the transition into employment.

  • Traineeships are an alternative to FT courses with a progression to apprenticeships on completion, if the entry criteria for traineeships are met.

  • Traineeships support you to work towards achieving FS L2 in Maths and English.

  • Traineeships can be completed after a FT course before moving onto apprenticeships to gain work experience.

  • Traineeships programmes run for either 8, 14, or 16 week programmes dependent on the sector.

  • Traineeships are not FT courses there are no exams, coursework or assessments.

  • Traineeships do not offer a sector specific qualification on completion.

  • Traineeships do offer an employability certificate of achievement.

Entry requirements

  • Must be aged 16-18 only

  • Minimum of 4 GCSE’s at Grade D including a 3 in both Maths and English

  • Or Vocational Subject Level 1 plus GCSE grade D/3 in both Maths and English

    (Maths & English Functional Skills Level 1 will be accepted as an alternative GCSE’s)

  • Guroo test in Maths, English, ICT, will need to be taken at interview with a pass of minimum Entry 3

  • Learners must already have a L2 Subject Specific Qualification if interested in Digital and Creative.

  • Not hold a qualification higher than a level 2

  • Not be in employment or fulltime education

  • Be motivated to progress onto an apprenticeship

  • Be motivated to learn new skills, have little or no work experience

  • Commit to the full traineeship programme which includes a minimum of 100 hours work placement.

  • Interview with Traineeship co-ordinator and Sector Staff

  • Failure to complete the programme or poor attendance will result in learner not progressing onto an apprenticeship.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 August 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: Up to 1 year
  • Course code: PTCMD16W