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Do it like Sir Alex

An article by Skills minister Nick Boles on Traineeships. Originally published in The Sun.

What does coaching at Chelsea FC have in common with designing websites? You could end up doing either as part of a traineeship.

We have all heard of apprenticeships, but did you know you could do a shorter traineeship to start your career? If you want a mix of training and work experience, join thousands of others taking up a traineeship.

They are backed by the government and give young people a way to get their foot in the door before getting an apprenticeship or job. This government is set on giving young people the best chance in life so you can work hard and get on.

That’s why we are making traineeships and apprenticeships the best they can be.

Follow the likes of Sir Alex Ferguson and Gordon Ramsay, who rose to the top by getting stuck in and learning the ropes.

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