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The Reading FC Traineeship Course is a chance for young people to get experience in work preparation training for 16-18, who are not in work but want to work within the sport industry. Work placements are provided by Reading FC Community Trust which will offer meaningful work experience / develop work place skills and provide an opportunity to prove them self’s to Reading FC though attendance, application and attitude.

Qualifications you will achieve...

  • Functional skills (Maths/English)
  • Level 1 Certificate in Employability
  • Level 1 Principles of Sport

What you can expect from us...

  • 12 weeks of Work Preparation Training (starting March)
  • Training in CV writing
  • Interview preparation
  • Opportunities in assisting Youth Club / Premier League Kicks sessions
  • Opportunities to shadow Reading FC staff
  • Opportunities in assisting After School Clubs
  • Travel expenses provided (subject to status)

Meeting the needs of young people...

  • Developing personal/social skills
  • Developing independent working skills
  • Developing team work/career guidance/opportunities