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Traineeships at CMS Vocational Training Ltd

Course description

Young people on Traineeships follow personalised programmes that are tailored to their particular needs, interests and aspirations – focusing on helping them to reach their intended ‘destination’ –  Apprenticeships, skilled work or further education.

Personalised programmes should incorporate three key components:

  • work preparation training
  • work experience
  • functional skills in English & Maths

The design of specific programme is based on initial assessment and includes on-going advice/guidance, assessment and support.


Course content

The Traineeship will cater to the learner's individual needs and vocational aspirations. It will cover 3 main areas:

English & Maths

Learners are required to undertake Maths and English qualifications whilst on a traineeship unless they have the GCSE grade A*-C / Functional Skill Level 2 exemptions.

1 days attendance per week is required for this element.


Work Experience

Over the course of the 6 month programme you will gain valuable work experince from a valued employer. The employer will assist in making sure that you have the necessary skills to move forward in your chosen vocational area.

An assessor from your chosen vocational area will come out and see you at your placement provider to ensure you are gaining the skills needed for your chosen industry.

Work Preparation Training

During this element of the traineeship, learners will work towards:

  • Creating a CV
  • Gaining useful interview skills
  • Improving confidence
  • Team building skills
  • Career Planning 
  • Learning from work placement 
  • Exploring job opportunities



Entry requirements

Age 16-23. There are no other formal entry requirements for this programme.


There will be a variety of assessment methods within the Traineeship. These will include:

Online Tests
Voice recordings (e-portfolio)

Financial information

There are no costs to you.

Learners who are eligible can access the 16-19 Bursary.

Future opportunities

Apprenticeship programme
Further Education

Further information

Traineeships cover all vocational areas (e.g. Business Admin, Accountancy, Childcare, Warehousing, Animal Care, Health & Fitness, Customer Service etc.)

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: 05 October 2016
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Joanne Stevenson
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01924470477
    • Email address: