Traineeships are available to 16 - 19 year olds and focus on giving you the skills and experience that employers are looking for. They are the ideal Pre-Apprenticeship programme which prepare you for the workplace. A short initial engagement period will assess your suitability within the training environment to ensure it is the right place for you.

Engagement Traineeship
Establishes what career the learner wants and prepares them for the workplace - this can be any career path. Structured work experience in areas of interest to the learner. Includes nationally recognised qualifications Level 1  Equivalent  GCSE Grade D-G


See below the qualifications available to a Trainee at Torfaen Training. However, we work closely with other providers to ensure progression to other career routes are available.

These are fully funded by the Welsh Government via the European Social Fund.

If you are interested in any of the courses please contact us for more detailed information.

Level 1
Business Administration - QCF Level 1 Food Preparation and Cooking - QCF Level 1
Hospitality Services - QCF Level 1 Warehouse and Storage - QCF Level 1
Retail Skills - QCF Level 1 Customer Services - QCF Level 1


Benefits of a Traineeship

  • A weekly training allowance is paid to you throughout the programme.
  • Travel expenses can be claimed.
  • Essential skills tuition available - Literacy, numeracy and digital literacy
  • Build your CV with local and national employers and improve your future job prospects.
  • When complete you will have the opportunity to progress to further learning, such as an Apprenticeship.
  • You are entitled to apply for the NUS Apprenticeship card that will give exclusive discounts in-store and online with many of your favourite brands.

Entry Requirements

Previous qualifications are not required but you must be between 16 - 19 years of age.

How can I get onto a Traineeship?

Contact us for an informal chat about what placement or course you require. Our experienced team of Account Managers will guide you through the process.