Upcoming Princes Trust Programmes

We have three amazing courses coming up over the coming months. Our Get Into M&S programme is an employability course supporting young people aged 16-30 to kick start their career. Our Explore programme supports young people (16-25, NEET) with building confidence, communication, and teamwork skills. And finally, our Get Started in Art and Wellbeing programme (16-30, NEET) explores creativity alongside wellbeing techniques.


If you have any young people who are interested in the programme, please send the attached referral form to: rosie.kinnear@princes-trust.org.uk


Get Into Retail (Marks & Starts) with Marks & Spencer  

With a mix of practical training in store and employability workshops across this four-week programme, you will work towards securing a temporary contract with Marks & Spencer – all whilst meeting new people and learning new skills! Not only will it boost your confidence and employability prospects, but you will also have the chance to benefit from the support of one our mentors to help you uncover your next steps. 

Information Sessions: 14th Feb in Bristol 

Taster Day: 21st Feb in Bristol 
Programme (if selected): Monday 4th March to Friday 30th March 
Store Locations: Locations across Bristol & Bath


Get started with Art and Wellbeing (16 – 30)  

A week-long face to face creative programme for young people based in and around Bristol. This course will give you the opportunity to take part in a wide variety of Art and creative workshops to explore the positive impact being creative can have on your mental wellbeing. The emphasis will be on having a go no matter what your experience or skill level is, and the programmes activities are all accessible even for those who think they ‘can’t draw’.  

Taster Day:  6th March 2024 

Main Programme: 11th March to 15th March 2024 

Location: The Prince’s Trust Centre, BS1 6BY 


Explore (16-25) 

Explore is a personal development programme which offers young people a range of exciting group activities and one-to-one support to help them build confidence, get motivated, meet new people, and identify and work towards personal goals.  

The programme commences with a 4-day access week of outdoor based activities to help build and stretch the participant’s comfort zones. This also gives them the opportunity gain experience in and develop transferable teamworking skills.   

The remaining 4 weeks of the programme will consist of follow-on days where the participants will take part in a variety of activity sessions that focus on developing independent living skills, recreation or community activities, employability support, as well as continuing to gain experience working in a team environment.  

Examples of activities can include cooking classes, conservation/nature days, well-being sessions, digital upskilling, art/creative workshops and many more culminating in a celebration/next steps event to recognise the development the participants will have made and explore further opportunities post course. 

Each participant will be supported to complete an accredited Personal Development & Employability Qualification throughout the course. 

Taster session: Wednesday 20th March 2024, 11am-1pm 

Access week: 25th March – 28th March 2024 10am – 4pm 

Follow-on sessions: 2nd April – 24th April 2024. 10am – 4pm 

Celebration: 25th April 2024 

Where: The Prince’s Trust Centre, BS1 6BY