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Eden Traineeship

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arrowLevel 1
hat16-18, Apprentice
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 04/09/2023

Lasting from 12 weeks up to 1 year, the Eden Traineeship is a skills development programme that includes a work placement as well as 2 days in College which include a morning each week working on Functional Skills. An Eden Traineeship incorporates a recognised qualification as well as providing the student with the opportunity to develop Eden’s 3 core values: sustainability, citizenship and entrepreneurship.

The course aims to help 16 to 24-year olds to increase confidence and self-esteem around employment and to provide a greater understanding of what employers are looking for as well as contributing to the Morecambe Bay community. Traineeships are also available for 25-year olds with an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan.

Course Overview

As a trainee, you will be working with Lancashire County Council, Eggcup, Eden and many more organisations.

The purpose of the Eden Traineeship is to give you the opportunity to improve your skills and increase your chances of getting paid work.

As a trainee, you will:

  • Gain work experience in a supportive environment

  • Learn sector focused skills that are needed in the workplace

  • Improve your English, Maths and digital skills where required (Functional Skills)

  • Increase your confidence and self-esteem around employment

  • Gain a greater understanding of what employers are looking for

  • Cover interview skills and techniques

  • Receive help to build your CV

This course is continuously assessed using a range of methods including a workplace & practical performance review and a work placement diary.

Progression Routes

Traineeships are designed to be a stepping-stone into an Apprenticeship or employment. Lancaster & Morecambe College can provide support at the end of your Traineeship to link you with job opportunities.

As a College we strive to offer career development throughout programme and offer career advice from our dedicated Information, Advice & Guidance Officer to ensure all progression pathways are explored.

Entry Requirements

To study on this course you must:

  • Complete a satisfactory DBS check

  • Enjoy working with other people

  • Show a commitment to study (e.g. punctuality, attendance & behaviour)

  • Have a willingness to participate in classroom activities

Course Fees

This course costs £0.00, including exam fees.

You may be eligible for free study if you are 23 or under and this is your first full Level 2 or 3 course. Alternatively, if you are unemployed, receiving an eligible benefit, and taking the course to help you find employment.

You may also be entitled to additional financial support including course materials, uniforms, and childcare expenses depending upon your individual circumstances. Read more about Financial Support for adults.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you.

For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email

Course code: A35583-A1A