Princes Trust Opportunities and Programs for 18-30 year olds

Do you know a Young Person who is aged 16-30 who would like to develop Skills, boost Confidence,get a Job or start a Business?

How to refer a Young Person:

  • Call our customer service team on 0800 842 842. Let them know the course you are applying for including the dates

  • Using our Online Form Please specify the course in the Which programme are they interested in? section

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We have spaces available for the below courses:

  1. Get Into Hospitality with Edwardian Hotels London

Gain work experience within the Hospitality sector in one of London’s leading hotels. There will be work placements in various roles in the iconic hotel in Mayfair including, Room Attendant, House Steward, Restaurant/Bar Service Assistant, and Food and Beverage Assistant.  Access to employment upon completion of the programme.

Taster Day: 28th August

Main Contact:

Location: Mayfair

2. Engage (16-30)

Come and visit our centre, meet the team and have a chat with a Princes Trust exec who will support them to access a course and next steps:

28th August, 1pm-3pm at The Princes Trust, Kennington (south London) See poster attached with details          (South London)


3. Get Started with Theatre

Experience working in a theatre; gain training from professionals; produce your own theatrical project and receive an Arts Award.  Perfect for anyone interested in a career in performing arts or behind the scenes theatre jobs.

Taster Day: 28th August

Main contact:


4. Get Started with Dressmaking

This short practical course will develop your knowledge and technical skills and show you how to construct simple garments such as a blouse, skirt and dress using commercial patterns.

Work as a group to plan a runway exhibition to showcase your garments at the end of the programme.

Taster Day: Wednesday 4th September 2019

Programme Dates: 9th – 29th October 2019 (2 days a week)

Main contact:


5. Ready to Work with Gap

Join The Prince’s Trust on a two-day employability programme to help you move into a career in retail with GAP, and quickly gain access to Sales Associates Roles.

Wednesday 21st & Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 9.30am till 5.00pm

Location: Central London

Main contact:


6. Get Started with Boxing

Work with professional coaches to learn skills in boxing and fitness; learn about healthy living & nutrition and develop your self-confidence & discipline.

Taster Day: 4th September 2019 (Black Prince Trust)

Main Programme: 9th - 13th September 2019

Location: Black Prince Trust, South London

Main Contact:


7. Get Started with App Design

Work with industry professionals from ISG to explore the process of App Design.  Work in groups to develop ideas and design your own app. Learn how to turn your app idea into a fully functioning prototype and Pitch your app at an end of programme celebration event.

Taster Day: 3rd September 2019

Main Programme: 9th September – 13th September

Location: Poplar, East London

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8. Future Leaders (with Flying Start XP)

Intensive two day programme designed to boost your employability and maximise your job searches.  Learn how to: easily describe your authentic self at interview ; use social media tools (like LinkedIn) to build your network; gain the confidence to talk to an employer about yourself and how you could benefit their business; and recognise what kind of leader you are.

– 2 day programme 11th  & 12th of September

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9. Get Into Retail with Gap

Offers you the chance to learn more about the retail industry, meet new people and gain valuable work experience in a GAP store. Gain access to entry level roles upon completion of the programme.

Taster Day: Wednesday 11th September 2019

Programme Dates: Monday 16th – 27th September 2019

Main Contact:


10. Get Started with Media

Are you 16-25? Want to learn new skills in media The Prince’s Trust and NBCUniversal (the people behind Jurassic Park and Keeping Up with the Kardashians)! are offering a FREE one week programme. Learn about filming, photography social media, and more.

Taster Day: 18th September 2019

 Main programme: 23rd – 27th September 2019

Location: Central London

Main Contact:


11. Explore Enterprise (18-30)

Support to start a business covering everything from business planning and marketing to sales, budgeting and tax as well as the opportunity to work with a business mentor.

Multiple courses delivered each month in locations across London.  


12. Development Awards (16-30)

Our Development Awards can cover the cost of course fees, tools or equipment up to £250 in order to help young people achieve goals and move into education or employment.