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Prince's Trust Personal Development Programme (Team) at Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service - Prince's Trust Team

Course description

Team aims to increase confidence, motivation and skills and as a result enable unemployed Team members to move into employment or education/training.

Team Dates:

Team 28 Coalville   11 May to 31 July

Team 22 Hinckley   11 May to 31 July

Team 110 Leicester 18 May to 7 August

Team 10 Melton       18 May to 7 August

Team 111 Leicester  3 August to 23 October

Course content

Team is a full-time 12-week programme of personal development.  Teams of about 12 to 15 unemployed 16-25 year olds take part in a challenging programme which begins with team-building activities, including 3 nights at a residential activity centre followed by team-work on real projects in the local community as well as individual work placements.  It culminates in each Team presentings its achievements to an invited audience at an event where Team members receive their certificates.


Week 1   Induction, planning and target-setting

Week 2  Team-building residential

Week 3  Preparation for community project and individual placements

Week 4  Preparation for community project and individual placements

Week 5  Community project

Week 6  Community project

Week 7  Individual work placement

Week 8  Individual work placement

Week 9  Next Steps - planning for the future

Week 10 Preparation for Team Challenges

Week 11 Team Challenges

Week 12 Review, presentation and action planning

Entry requirements



Completion of an Individual Learning Record over the 12 weeks, which is assessed by the Team Leader, internally verified and then sampled by The Prince's Trust for external verification.

Financial information

None. Young people claiming JSA should be able to continue to do so.

Future opportunities

Week 9 is called Next Steps and this week is designed to help you to find something after your Team programme finishes.

Further information

Please contact 0116 2872241 and ask for The Prince's Trust

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service - Prince's Trust Team directly.

Last updated date: 21 May 2015
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