Employer Guide to Traineeships

Host: East Midlands Chamber of Commerce (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire)

Location: Online Webinar

Cost: 0.00


Tuesday, 15th June 2021 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This event will be delivered as part of People and Skills Week and in partnership with the Education Skills Funding Agency and will provide an up to date overview of the Traineeship offer for employers and provide you with the opportunity to ask questions. 

The event will take place using MS Teams, please register your detail below and we will send the link to join the meeting in due course.


Join the workshop and find out more about Traineeships a focused, flexible offer with a direct line of sight to employment. Hear the latest developments with Traineeships including a sector specific approach.

The workshop will be delivered in partnership with Toni Moore, Joint Policy Lead, Education Skills Funding Agency and Dena Wyatt, National Apprenticeship Manager at Specsavers, who have been benefitting from Traineeships.

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

Employers who make new work placement opportunities available may also receive an incentive payment of £1000 per learner, for up to 10 learners. Up to date guidance on this new incentive will be provided in this session.

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