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​​A traineeship is an education and training programme which incorporates work experience, preparing young people for their future careers by helping them to become ‘work ready’.

Browse traineeship ​opportunities in Cardiff:​

​​​​​​Cardiff City Foundation​​​​

Cardiff City Foundation - Traineeship Engagement 

The Cardiff City Foundation Traineeship Engagement course provides young people with the advice, techniques and experience to become work-ready or progress into further education.

The course focuses on developing soft skills within a flexible environment to help unlock each student’s potential and place no pressure on achieving qualifications.

Upon completing a traineeship engagement course, students can progress onto the Traineeship Level 1 course.

More information on the Cardiff City Foundation Traineeship Engagement course.​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window​​

​Cardiff City Foundation - Traineeship Level 1 in Sport​​​​​​

The Cardiff City Foundation Traineeship Level 1 course allows young people aged 16-19 to combine their studies with practical sessions. The course is a natural progression for students completing the Traineeship Engagement course.

The course has a clear work-related focus, covering both the knowledge and practical skills required to work within the sport and leisure sector.

Units include how the body works, planning a fitness programme, assisting coaching and job opportunities in sport.

More information on the Cardiff City Foundation Traineeship Level 1 course.​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window

ACT Traineeships 

ACT offer a range of traineeship routes including:
  • Automotive engineering 
  • Animal care and land based studies 
  • Beauty 
  • Business administration 
  • Care
  • Construction 
  • Customer service 
  • Hairdressing and barbering 
  • Hospitality and catering 
  • Information technology 
  • Retail ​
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