16-24 Traineeships

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Thousands of young people have got their careers off to a flying start and many have got their dream jobs thanks to football traineeships”  English Football League

Course content:

At Sheffield United Community Foundation our Traineeship Programme is a fantastic opportunity to gain work experience and learn new skills, offering career pathways in the industry of your choice.

The programme is committed to making young people more employable. The programme runs for 12 weeks and is for 16-24 year olds that are unsure of their career path and have minimal experience and qualifications.

Over the 12 weeks you will complete over 100 hours of work experience in the industry of your choice, undertake Functional Skills (Maths and English) and particpate in educational workshops.

Future opportunities:

After successfully completing the 12 week programme you will be equipped to progress into further education or employment. There may be opportunities for you to progress with the Foundation, whether that be in an educational capacity, with our Football & Education Academy or into employment through our network of Sheffield businesses.

Entry requirements:

Must be aged 16-24

Not be in employment, education or training.

A willingness to gain work experience and learn new skills

Looking for a route back into education or employment

Pass a DBS check (Subject to placement)



Your academic qualifcations will consist of coursework and portfolios

Maths and English will be an examination, however, this is optional

A reference from your mentor

Further information:

For more information please contact: joe.simpson@sufc-community.co.uk