Upcoming Prince’s Trust Courses in Greater Manchester

Free courses and support for 16-30 year olds ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Upcoming Prince’s Trust Courses in Greater Manchester   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. You can find a full list of upcoming courses below. Click on the course titles below to jump to more information:  

NEW: Get Hired in Hospitality with ARC Inspirations (16-25)

NEW: Get into Urban Agriculture with MUD (16-25) Explore Enterprise (18-30) Team (16-25)  

Young people may 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 Hired in Hospitality with ARC Inspirations   19th April Duration: One day For 16-25 year olds In-person   ARC Inspirations are looking for enthusiastic candidates to join them at one of their four Manchester City Centre sites for a variety of roles. This one-day course will include an insightful presentation, question and answer session and a tour of the building. During the second part of the event, participants take part in an interview for the various hospitality roles as the first step in the recruitment process for ARC Inspirations.   No previous experience or qualifications are required as they’ll be trained on the job, and all roles are flexible to fit around any other commitments. Every person will be provided with a work buddy to support them in their new role, and they’ll also have opportunities to progress within the organisation, and enjoy discounts for friends and family!   For more information or to sign-up, visit the Get Hired in Hospitality Eventbrite page.
      Get into Urban Agriculture with MUD   25th – 29th April Duration: Full-time one-week For 16-25 year olds In-person   One for those who enjoy the outdoors. We’ve partnered Manchester Urban Diggers (MUD) to bring young people an exciting range of practical workshops that will provide an insight into urban agriculture.   Over the course of the week they’ll learn more about the importance of agriculture, and the careers that are available such as horticulture, climate change and sustainability. Combining group discussions and practical workshops from the experts, everyone will leave with a wealth of skills and a new-found confidence.   They will take part in: Practical sessions covering sowing seeds, harvesting, tasting veg, making compost, growing beds, DIY and growing flowers. Group trips to other garden sites. Group discussions to help you build confidence and improve teamwork. Career advice and support. Community projects that are dedicated to developing sustainable food production. For more information or to sign-up, visit the Get into Urban Agriculture Eventbrite page.  
  Explore Enterprise   9th – 20th May 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  

    Team   Starting dates: Little Hulton – 18th April Worsley – 24th April Wigan – 27th April Leigh – 27th April   Bolton – 9th May Hyde – 9th May Stockport – 9th May Oldham – 16th May Rochdale – 23rd May Ashton-under-Lyne – 30th May   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     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 >  
We hope you find this email useful. We’re always looking for ways to improve our programmes and services, so if you have any feedback, please email greatermanchester@princes-trust.org.uk   We look forward to hearing from you soon.  

Best wishes,
Greater Manchester Outreach Team, The Prince’s Trust     Invite a friend or colleague to sign-up
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