New opportunities, courses and employment support for young people – including those in the Thames Valley area.
For the moment all of our online/virtual programmes are available for Young People within the Thames Valley area. This however will be subject to change as we move towards face to face delivery, we aim to keep you all informed of these changes should and when they occur.
Welcome Session (16-30)
Fortnightly welcome sessions for young people who want to find out more information about The Prince’s Trust and our opportunities. These will be held through Microsoft Teams in a video conference format. Young people can watch the presentation and get involved as much as they want. Afterwards, a staff member will follow up 1:1 and progress them onto our programmes.
When: 17th June 2021
Where: Microsoft Teams
How to refer: Call Customer services on 0800 842 842 or Submit details via MS
Google I.T Support Certificate (18-30)
The course is three months long, with 15-20 hours of study per week. When you pass, you will receive a highly respected certificate to impress potential employers with.
Taster Day: : w/c Monday 21th June
Achieve (16 – 25)
The Achieve programme aims to create opportunities for young people by helping them to increase their confidence and develop the skills that they need to succeed in whatever they choose to do next.
Group Induction: Ongoing
Where: Virtual Delivery
How to refer: Email Natalie – email@example.com or 07458023691
Get Started in Graphic Design (18-30)
[Please note, this programme is open to young people within Thames Valley who would be willing to travel to the mentioned location]
Prince’s Trust and Makerversity are offering a FREE one-week Product Design programme for young people aged 18-30 who are not in education, employment or training. On the programme you will have the opportunity to design, create and manufacture your own unique products using a range of technical methods and state of the art equipment. You will work on a group challenge and have the opportunity to showcase your work at Somerset House at an end of programme celebration. You will also have the chance to improve your skills in confidence, communication and teamwork. Join us on this 5 day programme with practical workshops led by a range of graphic designers.
This is subject to change following COVID-19 Guidelines.
Taster Day: Tuesday 22nd June
Main Programme: Monday 28th June – Friday 2nd July
Where: Makerversity at Somerset House
How to refer: Email Lilli - Lilli.Newson@princes-trust.org.uk
Get Started with London Zoo (16-25) (Open to young people in Thames Valley)
Join us at London Zoo to learn about and design an ethical animal enclosure! You’ll learn from the experts about the different elements of an animal enclosure that should be considered and work together to create a design for the Zoo!
Taster Day: Wednesday 30th June
Main Programme: Monday 5th – Friday 9th July
Where: Virtual Programme (Please note that there will be a volunteer opportunity after this program- and so there will be travel involved if young people from Thames Valley are interested in taking part in the volunteer opportunity.)
How to refer: Email Pippa - firstname.lastname@example.org or Dominique – email@example.com
Explore is a 5-week personal development programme which offers young people group activities and one-to-one support to help build confidence, get motivated, meet new people and identify and achieve their goals. We also develop employability and independent living skills. Personal development qualifications are available in Interpersonal & Self-management Skills, Participating in Exercise, Healthy Lifestyle, Career Planning, Money Management, and Presentation Skills.
Group Induction: Monday 14th June
Where: Microsoft Teams
How to refer: Email Ricky – firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Call our Customer Services Team for free on 0800 842 842 to make a referral.