Benefits to employers

A traineeship:

  • Is flexible, can be sector focused and is funded by the government
  • Gives your current employees experience in training and mentoring
  • Allows you to design a programme that suits both the needs of your business and the needs of the trainee
  • Can help you increase capacity and productivity
  • Can help you develop a loyal and talented workforce
  • Allows you to help tackle youth unemployment
  • Is a route into an apprenticeship
  • Allows you to get to know and work with young people prior to recruiting apprentices


Employer incentive payment of £1,000 is currently available to employers who provide a work placement opportunity (up to July 2022)

Please contact us for more information.


Page last reviewed/updated: 08.01.2021