Delivering pre-employment trainee opportunities for young Londoners
A New Direction is recruiting employers to deliver 12 days of work experience as part of the Creative Employment Programme Traineeship initiative.
15 November 2013
A New Direction is excited to establish a cross-sector
creative and cultural industry (CCI) Traineeship Hub that facilitates the
delivery of high quality pre-employment trainee opportunities for London’s most
disadvantaged and vulnerable 16-19 year olds, targeting those who are, or are
at risk of becoming NEET.
By March 2015, 160 NEET young
people will have had the opportunity to complete a 12-18 week college-based
programme, supplemented by quality work-shadowing in the creative and
A New Direction is working with six further education colleges (Barking College, City of Westminster,
College, Havering College, Kensington & Chelsea College, LeSoCo and Newham
College) to enable CCI Trainees to:
Take part in group and one-to-one mentoring support to
improve their communication skills
Achieve recognised entry-level qualifications
functional skills, employability and core competency skills
part in work shadowing
the Arts Award Bronze
part of this programme, A New Direction is recruiting creative and cultural
sector employers that are interested and have capacity to provide 12 days of
work experience to groups of between 2 and 5 young people.
you are interested in learning more about this offer, please read the programme
summary and complete the expression of interest form by
Wednesday 04 December 2013. Please return this to firstname.lastname@example.org with 'CEP
Traineeships' in the subject header.
Key information summary:
A New Direction is recruiting employers to deliver 12 days of work
experience as part of the Creative Employment Programme Traineeship
This programme will be delivered in 4 cohorts of 12-18 weeks from January 2014 through March
We are keen to recruit employers for the duration of the programme
and those able to offer repeat work experiences.
Interested employers are asked to submit an expression of interest
by Wednesday 04 December 2014.