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HITZ Leicester Tigers Traineeship

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The award-winning HITZ programme helps young people build confidence and gain opportunities for a better future, in a fun and relaxed environment.

We are offering a  programme that provides young people the chance to build skills to become work ready and guidance for next steps. Based at Mattioli Woods Welford Road, learners will:

  • Gain qualifications - Certificate in Employability and Functional Skills
  • Complete a minimum of 70 hours work experience within local organisations
  • Enhance employability through workshops and specialised support
  • Participate in fun and engaging sport and wellbeing sessions
  • Receive mentoring and support from dedicated HITZ officers
  • After finishing, learners will be supported to progress into employment, education or training.

Who can get involved?

To be eligible for the traineeship, you must:

  • Be aged 16-18 (18 or under on 31st August 2023). Learners who are 19+ with an Education Health Care Plan will be considered on an individual basis
  • Currently not be in education, employment or training
  • Have little to no work experience or previous employment
  • Have not completed another traineeship or apprenticeship previously
  • Be willing to learn and ready to begin your journey into employment

How do I apply?

Please apply via the online form using the button below.

For more information, please contact either [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected]


Enquiry form

To find out more about the Leicester Tigers Foundation or if you have any questions please fill in the enquiry form below: