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Wakefield Teens urged to sign up for Prince’s Trust programme

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Wakefield College is urging young people across the District not in education, employment or training (NEET) to sign up for a 3 month project aimed at boosting their skills, experience, confidence and gaining a nationally recognised qualification. 

The Prince’s Trust programme is run by Wakefield College and promises to offer students a mixture of activities including team-building exercises such as canoeing, climbing, raft building as well as a community project and work experience placement too.

The Prince's Trust is a charity, first established in 1976 by the Prince of Wales that aims to support youngsters aged between 13 and 30 who are either unemployed or are struggling at school and at risk of exclusion.

The organisation provides participants with various programmes designed to build confidence and motivation through work experience opportunities, volunteer-based schemes and local community work.

Wakefield College Partnership Manager, James Pennington said: “The Prince’s Trust Team programme offers young people 16-24 the opportunity to develop skills aimed at supporting them in accessing further education and employment. It helps participants develops social and employability skills whilst providing new experiences and the opportunity to work with new friends and have fun whilst supporting worthwhile causes in the local community.”

This year’s programme begins on Monday 21st September. Those interested in finding out more should contact Jo Wilson via email j.wilson@wakefield.ac.uk or telephone 07546 770 324.

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CONTACT: For more information email info@wakefield.ac.uk, or telephone 01924 789789.
DATE: 7 September, 2015

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