Findings from surveys of the traineeships programme.


Traineeships: impact evaluation

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Traineeships: year 2 process evaluation

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Traineeships: first year process evaluation

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Traineeships: first year process evaluation – executive summary

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Reports examining the impact of the traineeships scheme, which launched in 2013.

The impact evaluation estimates the effect of taking part in a traineeship on the three intended outcomes, which are progress into:

  • an apprenticeship
  • further learning
  • employment

The process evaluation reports look at what employers and trainees think of the traineeships scheme, and how effective it has been.

Published 11 March 2015
Last updated 19 June 2019 + show all updates

  1. Added document ‘Traineeships: impact evaluation’.
  2. Added ‘Traineeships: year 2 process evaluation’ report.
  3. The full report was published.
  4. First published.