Latest Courses with The Princes Trust

Free courses and support for 16-30 year olds ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ View in browser   Upcoming Prince’s Trust Courses in Greater Manchester   Hello Margaret,   We’re continuing to offer a range of online and in-person courses to help young people build confidence, develop new skills and gain valuable work experience.   Some of our courses are reaching capacity, so make sure you book in soon!   You can find a full list of upcoming courses below. Click on the course titles below to jump to more information:   Get into Digital Marketing with WYK Digital Get Started with Jewellery Design Get into Hospital Services with the Northern Care Alliance Explore Enterprise Get Started with MIF Get Started with Retail with M&S Get Started with Comedy Get Started in a Cyber First World Get Started with Music Explore Team NEW:Get Started with Retail with John Lewis   Young people will need a computer or smartphone and access to the internet to take part in our online courses.   As always, if you have any questions or require additional information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.     NOW AVAILALBE     Get into Digital Marketing with WYK Digital   7th February – 1st April Duration: Eight-weeks full-time For 18-30 year olds Online and in-person   This is a fantastic eight-week accelerator programme for anyone who is interested in digital marketing. This course will teach participants the basics of digital marketing while providing them with the opportunity to interview at some of the UK’s leading digital marketing companies at the end of the programme. This course offers: Training on Facebook, Google and Analytics with training from digital experts Support from experienced industry mentors The opportunity to build soft skills, gain accreditations and certifications Practical experience of building live campaigns Guidance and support to apply for a job with a partner agency Guaranteed industry interviews   For more information or to sign-up, visit the Get into Digital Marketing Eventbrite page.     Download course poster Download image to share on social       Get Started with Jewellery Design with AKA Bespoke Jewellers   7th – 11th February Duration: One week full-time For 16-25 year olds Online and in-person   In partnership with AKA Bespoke Jewellers, this practical course will teach participants what it takes to create their own jewellery and how to turn that passion into a business and career. They’ll learn how to improve their creative skills and perfect the techniques needed to bring their designs to life.   Through a series of group and individual exercises, participants will: Learn how to think creatively Develop design skills Develop confidence and communication skills Gain the positive mental health benefits creativity can provide Create a unique piece of jewellery that will be presented to the group at the end of the week   For more information or to sign-up, visit the Get Started with Jewellery Design Eventbrite page.     Download course poster Download image to share on social       Get into Hospital Services with Northern Care Alliance   14th February – 8th April Duration: Eight weeks For 18-30 year olds Online and in-person   This free employability course offers young people a chance to gain extensive knowledge of the healthcare sector with a hands-on placement. During the course young people will:   Take part in a full-time four-week placement with the NHS Understand how to identify their skills Gain valuable experience in a hospital setting Receive specialist application support and guidance Write a personal statement and practice interview skills Complete NHS e-learning Have the opportunity to interview for a live role within the NCA group Understand the healthcare sector and the NHS in detail   For more information or to sign-up, visit the Get into Hospital Services with the Northern Care Alliance Eventbrite page.     Download course poster Download image to share on social       Explore Enterprise   14th – 25th February Duration: Six two-hour sessions For 18-30 year olds
Online   We continue to offer support to young people aged 18-30 wanting to find out more about becoming self-employed or setting up their own business. The course is designed to explore whether self-employment is the right choice and to equip young people with the skills and knowledge to develop their idea further. Each module is two hours long and will cover the following topics: marketing, selling, introduction to finance, personal money management, pricing, cash flow, book keeping, business plan and next steps.   For more information or to sign-up, visit The Prince’s Trust Learning Hub.     Download course poster       Get Started with Manchester International Festival   14th – 18th February Duration: One week full-time For 16-25 year olds
Online   Get Started is a series of week-long courses designed to introduce young people to the creative industries, gain confidence and learn new skills. They can choose from one of three bespoke creative courses all of which are taught by experts and guest speakers in the creative and digital sector.   Participants can choose from one of the following courses: Digital Design (14 – 18 February) Social Media Marketing (28 Feb – 4 March) Public Speaking and Spoken Word (21 – 25 March)   For more information or to sign-up, visit the MIF website.         Get into Retail with M&S   21st February – 21st March Duration: Four weeks full-time For 16-30 year olds Online and in-person   This free employability course is not one to miss. It offers young people a chance to gain extensive hands-on experience with a placement at a Marks and Spencer store in Greater Manchester. During the course, participants will:   Take part in a five-day work placement with M&S Have employability and retail training days Learn about M&S and their values Develop good customer service and retail skills Improve teamwork, communication and boost their confidence. Have the opportunity to gain part-time vacancies only open to this programme   For more information or to sign-up, visit the Get into Retail with M&S Eventbrite page.     Download course poster Download image to use on social       Get Started with Comedy   21st – 25th February Duration: Five days full-time For 16-25 year olds Online and in-person   Comedian Justin Moorhouse will take young people on a five day course to help perfect their comedy skills in a creative group environment. Through a series of group and individual exercises, participants will: Learn how to free their mind and think creatively Discover the formula for setting up a great joke, including observational comedy, character comedy and word play Learn how to develop sketch writing skills Explore how to create a persona and stage presence for live performances Develop confidence and communication skills Create a stand-up routine that they’ll perform to the group at the end of the week   For more information or to sign-up, visit the Get Started with Comedy Eventbrite page.     Download course poster Download image to share on social       Get Started in a CyberFirst World with In4.0   21st – 25th February Duration: One week full-time For 16-25 year olds Online   This course will provide young people with the skills needed to start a career in cyber or computing. Covering all the key areas of cyber security, digital forensics, encryption and intelligence techniques. Participants will learn: How to implement digital forensics Encryption technologies Penetration testing How to use open-source intelligence techniques Put their new skills to the test with a digital treasure hunt at the end of the week   No previous experience is needed for the course.   For more information or to sign-up, visit the Get Started with Cyber Eventbrite page.       Get Started with Music with Brighter Sound   21st – 25th February Duration: One week full-time For 16-25 year olds
Online   This practical music business workshop, led by Brighter Sound, is ideal for young musicians who are looking to develop their own business model to help them professionalise their work and gain more opportunities and employment in the music industry.   What’s involved? Learn more about the different roles and career opportunities available in the music industry Take part in workshops and masterclasses led by industry experts including music managers, independent artists, financial health consultants and branding and image stylists Take part in a professional photoshoot and gain support in creating an artist identity Develop skills to help manage finances as a freelance artist Have fun working together as a group to respond to practical and musical challenges   For more information or to sign-up, visit the Brighter Sound Eventbrite page.         Explore   Starting 22nd February Duration: Four weeks, two days per week For 16-25 year olds In-person   Specifically for 16-25 year olds who identify as female, Explore is a great opportunity to meet new people and gain valuable life skills while taking part in fun and engaging activities. Young people will have the opportunity to:   Take part in a range of activities including outdoor learning, sports, arts and independent living skills Gain a Prince’s Trust Qualification in Employability Work on key skills such as team work, confidence and communication Learn in a fun and supportive environment with activities tailored towards their needs Access to three months of progression support after the course   For more information or to sign-up, visit the Explore Eventbrite page.     Download course poster Download image to share on social       Team   You can still join: > Bolton: 17th January > Manchester: 17th January > Stockport: 17th January > Wigan: 17th January > Leigh: 17th January > Hyde: 24th January > Oldham: 24th January New courses: > Rochdale: 31st January > Ashton-under-Lyne: 7th February   Duration: 12 weeks For 16-25 year olds   Young people can make friends for life, boost their confidence and get work ready with Team. Over 12 action-packed weeks, they will take part in a number of exciting challenges that will stretch them. They’ll meet new people and gain all sorts of new skills that will change the way they think about their future.   For more information visit the Team webpage. To sign-up, contact Rosalind Williamson: ros.williamson@princes-trust.org.uk     COMING SOON       Get into Retail with John Lewis   21st March – 1st April Duration: Two weeks full-time For 16-25 year olds Online and in-person   An exclusive course with John Lewis and Waitrose involving store placements for those looking to start a career in retail.   Workshops will be delivered online through Microsoft Teams (we can provide support in getting the necessary equipment if needed). You will then gain hands-on experience in a John Lewis or Waitrose store in one of several locations across Greater Manchester or Cheshire – the location of the store will be arranged with you once your place on the course is confirmed.   For more information or to sign-up, visit the Get into Retail with John Lewis Eventbrite page.     Download course poster Download image to share on social     ADDITIONAL SUPPORT       Mental wellbeing drop-in service with 42nd Street   We’ve partnered with youth mental health charity 42nd Street to provide a new weekly drop-in service at our Manchester centre.   13-25 year olds who would like to speak to a specialist mental health worker can meet with Dominique from 42nd Street.   The drop-in service is open every Wednesday between 12-1pm and 3.15-4.15pm, no appointment necessary.     Kooth – free online mental health support   We’ve partnered with Kooth to provide free online mental health support for 11-25 year olds in Greater Manchester.   Young people can access free, confidential counselling via the Kooth website. Kooth also offer a range of helpful resources to support mental health and emotional wellbeing, such as articles, activities and a discussion board to connect with the Kooth community.   Find out more about Kooth >         Development Awards   Did you know we offer small, fast-access grants to help 16-30 year olds progress into education, training or employment? These grants are designed to help cover the cost of course fees, tools or equipment needed to help young people achieve their goals.   Find out more about Development Awards >  
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