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Prince's Trust Level 1 Certificate in Employment, Teamwork and Community Skills at Weymouth College

Course description

The Prince's Trust programme is aimed at young people aged 16-25 who are unemployed. The 12 week programme is designed to help students gain new skills, improve their confidence, as well as gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Course content

Upon completion, team members will gain a Level 1 Certificate in Employment Teamwork and Community Skills . Topics within this qualification include career planning, community project, planning for progression, presentation skills, supporting others, teamwork and work experience. During the 12 week programme, Team members will: • undertake a project based in their local community • take part in an exciting, action-packed residential week • get two weeks' work experience in a field of interest • participate in a team challenge, involving helping others • put on a team presentation, during which they recount their experiences.

Entry requirements

Aged 16-25, not in employment, education or training, students must show, through an interview, commitment to the course.


To achieve qualification learners need to gather evidence from activities which demonstrate they have met each of the assessment criteria. Evidence will include worksheets, observation records, photos, application forms, letters and presentations.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course, progression may be possible to a full-time, vocational course of choice, or students may wish to enter employment or an apply for an Apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Weymouth College directly.

Last updated date: 21 June 2016
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