Are you out of work and not sure what you want to do next?
The Skills Academy offers the Prince’s Trust Team programme, a free 12- week personal development course for those aged 16-25 that eill build your skills and looks good on your CV. It is good fun, you will make new friends, gain work experience and a qualification. (All travel expenses are reimbursed and existing benefits are not affected.)
Attendance: Full time
Start date: September 2017
Duration: 12 weeks
Location: The Skills Academy
What will you do?
This is a hands-on course that will see you take part in a range of activities including community projects, fun challenges, team building, and you’ll go on an adventure residential. You will also gain work experience, get interview tips and work on your CV.
How will you learn?
By taking part in practical tasks and activities in the team room and the wider community. You will learn to develop your confidence and motivation and be encouraged and supported throughout.
How are you assessed?
Assessment is made on your portfolio of evidence generated by the practical activities that you take part in throughout the 12 weeks.
You must be up for a challenge and willing to give 100%.
What do you need to know?
It is FREE and existing benefits are not affected.
We run Team courses from: Stockton, Billingham, Middlesbrough, Redcar, Darlington, Bishop Auckland and Catterick.
In every location there are courses starting in September
Many of our young people move on to employment, further education or training.
How do I apply/enrol?
Contact the Prince’s Trust at Billingham to arrange an interview: 07436795884 / 01642 865548
What financial and additional support can I get?
All bus fares are reimbursed and up to £15 per week expenses payment on attendance.
If eligible you can apply for a student bursary.
3 reasons to join us:
To change your life!
To develop skills such as confidence and motivation, which will help you move forward
To gain a nationally recognised qualification and boost your chances of gaining employment
Destinations and progression
81% of young people who completed Prince’s Trust Team programmes have moved onto further education or employment.
What students say
“The Prince’s Trust has been fantastic in helping me to move forward in life and also the group has been very helpful in boosting confidence for everyone.”
“I loved the course. And everything the course offered. It’s unbelievable how much it has turned my life around. And put me on track. As I really didn’t want to do it at first. It has greatly in proved my confidence.”
An action packed residential week, sports enrichment, enterprise activities, employability sessions with industry as well as visits to employers and local community venues.