Our Prince’s Trust is an award winning and sector leading programme. The programme offers students the opportunity to improve motivation, qualifications, confidence and existing talents while learning new skills.
The programme will allow participants to improve self-reliance and self-esteem setting targets for the development of interpersonal skills while working in a group to plan and carry out a project. The vocational project will be related to the world of work and gives participants the skills on exit to progress to employment or training.
The Princes’ Trust team helps young people to rebuild their self-esteem. The team is a 12-week programme of personal development and training. It aims to re-engage young people, helping them to think about their future and prepare a post-programme development plan.
The Programme runs Monday – Thursday
This course will commence on Monday 11th March- 14th June 2024.
No formal academic qualifications are required.
Are you 16-29, seeking direction and ideas for your future, we have something to get you going. The programme is designed specifically for those who are either unemployed, have found education difficult, have had youth justice or criminal justice involvement, are unsure which direction they want to follow or those in care or leaving care.
Information and Interview Session Requirements
You will contacted, likely by phone, to be interviewed for your suitability for a place in the group.
This course will commence on Monday 21st August 2023
SQA Units in Personal Awareness, Practical Abilities, Self and Work, Influences on Mental Health and Wellbeing, Coping Strategies and Building Resilience, Communications, Dealing with Work Situations, Preparing for Employment, Building Own Employability Skills, Responsibilities of Employment, Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing, Intro to Internet and Online Communications and an Introduction to Food Hygiene.
Learners will be supported by staff throughout the programme and individual action plans will be created.
Learners will also take part in online challenges and tasks to build their team working skills, communication with others and confidence.
Assessments will be continuous and ongoing throughout the programme
Students could progress on to one of the college’s wide range of programmes across all subject areas. Staff will work with individual learners to create an individual action plan and assist learners to apply for college, further training, volunteering or employment.
Completion of the programme will provide participants with the skills and opportunities in preparation for employment, training and education.
Each participant will have an individualised learning/development plan to support them in identifying their skills and potential career.
Additional funding information
You may be eligible for Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance) funding for this course. Please contact a member of the funding team for details.
The Prince’s Trust is an ideal opportunity if you are struggling to decide on a course, are needing to gain qualifications or have been unsuccessful in gaining a place at college. Prince’s Trust Staff are supportive to help you if you are nervous about education or need support to build up your confidence.