National Trust Employee

‘Learning at property was brilliant, but getting training from specialists from throughout the Trust helped build a better picture of how the organisation works as a whole.’

Year 4 trainee

Personal Development Skills

At the beginning of the traineeship, the trainees carried out a self-assessment about their personal skills.

The trainees scored themselves on a 1 to 5 scale with 1 where they felt they had no confidence or experience, and 5 represented a high level of confidence or experience in a specific area.

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Where trainees had scored themselves with less than three, we put in a structured training plan allowing the trainees to develop in this specific area.

The trainees worked with their line manager and the buddy to put together a month-by-month plan for a year.

The programme manager would step if there were further issues, when a number of strategies were introduced.

Technical Skill development

‘Throughout the last 12 months I have been on the steepest learning curve of my life. So much information has been sent my way that I didn’t think I would ever retain any of it. Surprisingly, I feel remarkably well prepared for a new career direction with an abundance of marketable skills.’

John, Year 2 trainee

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