A framework for traineeships that sets out who they are for, what they provide and their funding.


Traineeships: framework for delivery 2020 to 2021

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Traineeships: framework for delivery 2020 to 2021 (web accessible version)



Traineeships are programmes of education and training that help young people get the skills and experience they need to get an apprenticeship or a job.

The 2020 to 2021 framework for delivery covers the period from 1 September 2020 to 31 July 2021.

Information about traineeships for providers, employers and young people is also available.

Published 9 May 2013
Last updated 11 June 2021 + show all updates

  1. Title change.

  2. We have published version 4 of the Traineeships: framework for delivery 2020 to 2021 guidance. We have added new information to annexes D and E to give advice on two common errors made in claims, and we have added a new annex to explain some of the queries we have received.

  3. We have published version 3 of the traineeships: framework for delivery 2020 to 2021.

  4. We have published version 2 of the traineeships framework for delivery document.

  5. Published new framework for delivery guidance for September 2020 to 31 July 2021.

  6. Added ‘Traineeships: framework for delivery 2015 to 2016’ document.

  7. This revised Framework for Delivery sets out how the programme will be delivered by education and training providers and employers from August 2014.

  8. Document updated on 17 July 2013.

  9. First published.