Belfast Met deliver the Prince’s Trust Team programme, an exciting 12 week personal development course for 16 – 24 year olds offering the opportunity to gain work experience, recognised qualifications, participate in a challenging community project and residential outdoor pursuits. The course is an employability, teamwork and confidence building programme. Attendance does not affect benefits and students can get EMA, travel costs and childcare costs, if applicable.
Although the course is not academically focused, the Team Programme provides young people with the opportunity to work towards two qualifications up to Level 2 (Essential Skills and Employment Team Working & Community Skills). It also provides an opportunity to gain valuable experience of working as part of a dedicated team
This course provides students with the chance to:
• Be part of a team and work with others;
• Do something positive for their community;
• Learn how to write a CV and prepare for interviews;
• Gain work experience in a chosen career area through an arranged work placement.
• Make new friends and create new opportunities for themselves;
• Progress to further education courses
The Belfast Met Prince’s Trust Team programmes has new courses starting in September, January and April each year.
The course is aimed at 16-24 year olds, who are not currently in FULL TIME employment or education/training or those who can no longer continue on current courses due to on-going issues. Part time workers will be considered.
You will be invited to a pre-entry guidance session at which specific advice will be given.
Career Opportunities / Progression
Upon successful completion of the course, students can gain a Level 2 qualification as well as the opportunity to achieve Essential Skills in English, Maths and ICT. More than 70% of our unemployed participants go on to employment, training or education within three months of completing this course.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.