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What is a Traineeship?

Traineeships have a crucial role to play for those who may need some additional support to develop the skills, knowledge and experience to enable them to progress onto an Apprenticeship.

A Traineeship and its content is tailored to the needs of the trainee and the programme comprises three core elements:

  • Work preparation training, to develop the skills and confidence needed to progress onto an Apprenticeship or into work
  • English and maths support if required, to improve literacy and numeracy
  • Work placement, to provide experience and insight into the world of work

How can Active IQ help you to deliver Traineeships?

Active IQ has developed its Active Leisure Traineeship offer to support the educational aspect of a Traineeship programme. It covers Functional Skills (if required) and a work preparation qualification, designed as an introduction to professional and personal development in the active leisure sector.

Active IQ’s Traineeship offer

How do these qualifications help trainees?

The Functional Skills are practical skills qualifications in English, Maths and ICT that enable learners to develop confidence, effectiveness and independence both at work and in everyday life.

The Level 1 Certificate in Sport & Physical Activity provides learners with an understanding of the active leisure sector and demonstrates the links between activity and improved health. Learners are also provided with the knowledge and skills to be able to assist with the planning, preparation and delivery of safe and effective sport and physical activity sessions, as well as developing their employability skills. This qualification has been designed to attract government funding at the rate of £1,417 per learner.

Active IQ has a range of other qualifications that are also suitable to support Traineeship programmes. If you would like more information on our full range of options, our Business Development team are happy to help.

Want to find out more?

For further information on Active IQ’s Traineeship offer, email: