What's coming up with the Prince's Trust?

From a five-day employability course to 12-week team programmes, how to start your own business and more, if you are aged 16-30 and not in full-time training or employment, the Prince’s Trust can help. Here's what's coming up soon:


Prince's Trust Teams Programme

If you’re unemployed and between 16 and 25, you can meet new people, gain new skills and train on this 12-week Team programme:


​Take on your own group community project, making a positive difference to the place where you live


Take part in an action-packed residential trip

  • Get two weeks’ work experience in something you’re interested in

  • Develop your English and Maths skills

  • As part of the course, we also spend some time developing your interview and CV skills to ensure your confidence is sky-high for when taking the next steps.

Prince's Trust Enterprise

Do you have a business idea that with some support could be the start of something?


Did you know that the Prince's Trust can support 18 to 30-year-olds to develop that idea through their enterprise programme?


The enterprise programme runs every month. It's a three-day online course and information sessions are run weekly, so if you are interested in receiving support with:

  • start-up costs (they can help you with a test trade grant of up to £500 and with accessing start-up loans and grants!!)

  • in-depth training on how to set up and run a business

  • being matched with an experienced business mentor

  • accessing specialist workshops

this could be the opportunity you've been looking for!!


Prince's Trust Get Into

Get into courses, are for those aged 16-25 who are unemployed, and offer intensive training and experience in a specific sector, such as sport, construction - or one of many more. The courses provide training from qualified professionals to help young people improve their teamwork and communication skills, boost their confidence and develop their interview skills and CV at the same time. Help and support towards getting a job are also provided after the course finishes.


Coming up

Get Into Retail with M&S. Complete four weeks of work experience in a Marks & Spencer store and have the opportunity to secure a paid role with M&S.

  • Taster day - Wednesday 29 June

  • Programme dates - Monday 11 July - Friday 5 August

Get Into I.T

For people 16-30 who want to work in I.T. Working with Google and this is an online rolling programme that includes great talks from people who work in the industry, gain qualifications and support getting into work in I.T

  • Taster days - June, July, August

  • Programme dates - rolling start dates

They are completely free and won’t affect your Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit.


Prince's Trust Get Started in Sports and Activity Leadership

Do you have a passion for sports and leaderships and want to learn more? This FREE online Prince's Trust programme with Plymouth Argyle Trust gives you the opportunity to get involved with a range of sports related activities including: tennis, gym leaderships, sports nutrition and a multi-sports boot camp. This programme includes group training sessions, a tour of Home Park stadium and a jobs fair with mock interview training.

  • Taster day - Wednesday 10 August

  • Programme dates - Monday 15 August - Friday 19 August

Prince's Trust Future Steps ESOL

Future Steps is an employability course to help those aged 16-30 with English as a second language navigate their next steps. These free and interactive workshops will help you to identify your aims and goals, develop your confidence and communication skills, and focus around supporting you to develop skills that will help you ace any interview.


The team will also provide you with a 1:1 mentor, and help review and develop your CV.


For information about any of these courses, simply e-mail skillslaunchpad@plymouth.gov.uk, or click here to sign up as a member.