Title

Skills for Life & Work

Prince's Trust Team - K014

The Hive Full Time Level 1 Duration 12 weeks

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If you would like to develop your personal skills working as part of a team within your local community then this is the course for you. The course will include outdoor pursuits, work placement opportunities and a residential leading towards a final presentation of your achievements.

Through building your confidence and motivation, you will be encouraged to think about your future. This includes working in a team to prepare a post-programme development plan and spending time developing interview and CV skills. We want you to develop your confidence ready for taking your next step.

  • During the 12 weeks team members:
  • Uncover hidden talents
  • Assume some responsibility for tasks
  • Develop team-working and communication skills
  • Gain awareness of their local community and how they can contribute to it
  • Complete voluntary work to give something back to your community
  • Undertake a range of fundraising activities to benefit an organisation in your community
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Gain employability skills by completing a range of challenges in the community
Course Details
  • Induction - week 1
  • Residential - week 2
  • Project in the community - weeks 3-6
  • Individual placements - weeks 7-8
  • Next steps - week 9
  • Final team challenge - weeks 10-11
  • Presentation - week 12
Entry Guidelines

You need to be aged 16-25 to be eligible to join the Princes Trust team. There are no formal entry guidelines for this course. However, if you are unemployed and not engaged in education then you may benefit from participating on this programme. You can meet new people and gain new skills.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Details will be discussed when you meet your tutors.

Assessment Method

Throughout the programme students compile a portfolio of evidence of their achievement. Join Team, our 12-week personal development programme, for the chance to gain new skills, take a qualification and meet new people. When you come on board, you'll be challenged to:

Additional Information

Qualifications available: Princes Trust Team Certificate in Employment Team work and Community skills at either entry 3 or level 1 . There are 2 teams running each term: one team is based at Bromborough Fire Station in partnership with Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service; the second team is based in Birkenhead at our Conway Park Campus. The course is completely free and wont affect your jobseekers allowance

Where can I progress to?

Further Education, Traineeships and Apprenticeships, Employment in various areas or Voluntary work. Nationally more than 70% of unemployed participants go on to jobs, training or education within three months of completing their Princes Trust Team .


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Starting 26th April 2021 - Ending - 16th July 2021REF K014M022

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 20/21.

Starting 27th April 2021 - Ending - 26th July 2021REF K014M013

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Tuesday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Friday 09:00 — 16:00 Online

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 20/21.

Starting 20th September 2021 - Ending - 10th December 2021REF K014N016

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Tuesday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Friday 09:00 — 16:00 Online

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

Starting 20th September 2021 - Ending - 10th December 2021REF K014N007

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 12:00 Online
Monday 13:00 — 16:00 Bromborough Fire Station
Tuesday 13:00 — 16:00 Bromborough Fire Station
Tuesday 09:00 — 12:00 Online
Wednesday 13:00 — 16:00 Bromborough Fire Station
Wednesday 09:00 — 12:00 Online
Thursday 13:00 — 16:00 Bromborough Fire Station
Thursday 09:00 — 12:00 Online
Friday 09:00 — 12:00 Online
Friday 13:00 — 16:00 Bromborough Fire Station

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

Starting 10th January 2022 - Ending - 25th March 2022REF K014N019

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

Starting 10th January 2022 - Ending - 25th March 2022REF K014N010

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Tuesday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Friday 09:00 — 16:00 Online

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

Starting 25th April 2022 - Ending - 15th July 2022REF K014N022

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

Starting 25th April 2022 - Ending - 15th July 2022REF K014N013

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Tuesday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 Online
Friday 09:00 — 16:00 Online

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.


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