Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) traineeships run for 12 weeks and aim to change lives for the better.

There are two types of traineeships to accommodate both 16 to 18-year-olds and 19 to 24-year-olds.

All are designed for those who are not currently in education, employment or training. Based at The Valley, trainee courses provide crucial employability and work related skills, including

- 100 hours of work experience within the career area of your choice

- Support to improve your English and Mathematics skills

- A work experience preparation course

- Employability course

The programmes accommodate and support a wide variety of career choices and options, including Catering, Hospitality, Media, Health Improvement, Youth Work and Sports Coaching. Participants can gain additional accredited qualifications such as FA Level 1 and First Aid qualifications.

The course also gives trainees who enrol the opportunity to progress onto an apprenticeship, further education or employment.

All trainees are provided with CACT tracksuit bottoms, a t-shirt and a jumper.

16-24 Traineeship

Read about CP and how he benefitted from the CACT traineeship programme

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