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Prince's Trust ~ Courses available in Thames Valley

The Prince’s Trust in Thames Valley has lots of exciting programmes coming up for young people aged 16 to 30 .

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Get Into Customer Service with GWR (18-30)

Popular programme coming back to the Thames Valley,  if you know young people interested in Customer service or the travel sector, we have a 3 week programme where they will learn customer service within the railway and also get work placements at either Reading or Paddington station, and support with applying for live vacancies  with GWR, all travel and lunch is provided.

Where: Reading

When: Taster Day 24th January 2022,

Email:   SouthEast@princes-trust.org.uk

Register interest: Refer a Young Person                                                                                                                                               

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Get Started with Music (16-25)

Princes Trust have partnered with Redipop to deliver a free 1 week music programme, you will cover song writing, music production, and learn personal development skills through workshops, no experience in music is needed, after completion of the programme young people  are eligible for up to 6 months support from the Trust and fast track DA Award if they go into a positive outcome.

Where: Reading

When: February Half Term

Email:   SouthEast@princes-trust.org.uk

Register interest: Refer a Young Person       

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Development Awards (16-30)

Our Development Awards can cover the cost of course fees, tools or equipment up to £160 in order to help young people achieve their goals and move into education, training or employment. For more information, visit our website here.

Email: SouthEast@princes-trust.org.uk

If you are a young person, you can contact us from 9am – 6pm every day:

  • Call us for free on 0800 842 842  
  • Live chat with us online here

If you are a referral partner:

  • Click here to refer a young person to us and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss their options.

 

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Who to contact

Telephone
0800 842 842
Website
www.princes-trust.org.uk/about-the-trust/coronavirus-response
Parent Organisation
The Prince's Trust

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.