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Project information

TrainE-TraidE Internship Scheme

Securing work experience placements for jobseekers and students so that those seeking employment have the required competitive advantage. A number of employers, across all business sectors and job levels will be approached to assist by offering unpaid work experience.

May 2011 - May 2012

Charity information: Train for Employment Ltd

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  • Need


    In the current economic climate jobs are scarce. Recruitment statistics show that it is essential for jobseekers to have some relevant experience even before being considered for interview.

    It is a vicious cycle facing many – with no relevant experience there is no chance of a job and with no job there is no chance of gaining experience. This is a great opportunity to assist someone in maximising his or her earning potential, with little or no cost incurred by the company.


    We are providing experience for people entering the workplace, and giving them extra training to make them ‘job ready’

    We offer CV writing skills, interview skills and job placements to jobseekers and students ensuring a chance of long term employment and a maximised earning potential.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Secure work experience placements for as many people as possible seeking employment.


    » The key performance indicators for us are how many people we assist in getting internships, we will advertise our scheme as widely as possible.

    What success will look like

    Success will be...based on the number of participants taking up internships in companies relevant to their requirements.

    Aim 2

    A “job readiness” programme aimed at making the interns “job ready” so that they present well.


    » Training sessions for jobseekers so that they can learn to improve job, CV and interview skills and maximise their employment potential

    What success will look like

    Success will be...100% uptake in the job readiness programme. keeping in contact with participants to assess their employment status over a three year period

    Aim 3

    Create, grow and build the necessary networks with good companies to organise more internships.


    » utilise contacts through our events to build network. Speak to participating companies so that they can recommend programme to theirbusiness associate

    What success will look like

    Success will be...doubling the number of businesses willing to take part in the scheme next year.

  • Impact


    At the completion of the project TrainE-TraidE will run an online evaluation with employers to assess the success of the scheme and make improvements.
    Long term changes will be to individuals, enabling them to obtain long-term employment. will be able to measure success on their employment status over time after the programme.
    Long term for TrainE-TraidE will be greater uptake of the scheme for businesses and jobseekers year to year. This will be demonstrated with a greater uptake next year


    There is a risk that participants or employers may drop out at short notice.
    We currently deal with the problem but constantly expanding our network of potential employers and companies wishing to take part across a variety of sectors.

    Participants have to sign a contract committing to the programme and ensuring they take part in all aspects so that we can maximise the benefit to themselves and to employers. This also demonstrates their commitment to the process


    3 stages of reporting; firstly at the outset of the project with a plan of how we are executing the project, an update during the project and a project report after evaluations have been conducted.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £25,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £7,488 Staff Project Leader 6 hours a week
      £6,488 network building Managing Director 3 Hours a week
      £7,024 Admin Admin
      £4,000 marketing Advertising, Marketing, Media
  • Background


    Greater London and London; an area with a huge amount of potential employment opportunities that can be utilised


    Job seekers, students and graduates

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Experienced in enabling job seekers to gain skills preparing them for the job market. We also have very positive relationships with a large number of businesses willing to assist those wishing to maximise them employability. An area that we are constantly growing.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Dalia Davis

    an expert in HR and CV writing. Ensures that jobseekers make the best impression when meeting potential employers

    Shraga Zaltzman

    an expert in business management, creating, building and growing networks and TrainE-TraidE expertise in this field

    Debbie Sheldon

    expert careers advisor, responsible for helping jobseekers understand how to reach their goals and helping them to achieve them.