Ten traineeships up for grabs at Rochdale AFC Community Trust for youngsters aged 16-24

Date published: 03 March 2021

Ten traineeships are up for grabs for optimistic young athletes at Rochdale’s professional League One club, Rochdale AFC.

Preparing youngsters for future careers, this pre-employment course is a flexible education and training programme run by Rochdale AFC Community Trust, aimed at young people aged 16 - 24.

To run over a course of eight weeks, the traineeships are due to start in March 2021.

Along with full training being provided over the two months, young people will gain accredited qualifications, have one-to-one support from a tutor and a mentor, and have all expenses provided for (up to £50 per week).


Work placements are a great way to improve your employability and utilise your education


Work placements are an important way to improve your employability and utilise your education before beginning a successful career. The work placements involved with this traineeship are varied and could include spending time working in various department, incling sports coaching, customer service, administration, marketing and even match day support at RAFC.

Designed to give you the chance to really get involved, take on responsibility and show the amazing things you are capable of - you will be doing real work alongside real industry experts, which will give an overview of how the local club is structured and operates.

Rochdale AFC Community Trust Director, Ryan Bradley commented: "RAFC Community Trust is committed to offering people pathways into employment and providing them with the opportunity to develop and flourish to fulfil their career aspirations.

“These placements are perfect for people who want to standout in a crowd, add experience to their CV, meet new people, and are focused on getting on the career ladder.”

On completion of this training and work placement, candidates will be supported to apply for suitable apprenticeship opportunities with Rochdale Training.

If you are interested in a traineeship with Rochdale AFC Community Trust, register your place now:

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