Prince's Trust Prince's Trust Team Programme

Contact:
Laura Morgan
  • D&G College
    Bankend Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 4FD
  • 01387734133
Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
  • Stage 1 - Engagement
  • Stage 2 - Barrier Removal

The Prince's Trust Team Programme at Dumfries and Galloway College is a 12 week personal development programme for young people aged 16-25. If you would like to build confidence, meet new people, gain qualification and try new things, this could be for you.

WEEK 1: INTRODUCTION
Ice breakers, Course content, team building, getting to know everyone

WEEK 2: PROJECT PLANNING AND FUNDRAISING
Planning for upcoming projects and placements, organising fund raising events, more team building and ice breakers

WEEK 3: RESIDENTIAL
Team building, development of personal and team strengths and identifying personal and team needs. Based at Wiston Lodge.

WEEK 4: FUNDRAISING
The team carry out a series of fundraising events such as leg waxing, penalty shoot outs, and sponsored events which the team are responsible for. The money raised goes towards community projects.

WEEK 5+6: COMMUNITY PROJECT
A project in the local community for example decorating a community centre, or building a garden.

WEEK 7+8: INDIVIDUAL WORK PLACEMENT
2 week individual work experience placement

WEEK 9: NEXT STEPS
CV, interview techniques, and completing an application form

WEEK 10: PLANNING
Team organise their final project and prepare for presentation.

WEEK 11: TEAM CHALLENGE
A challenging experience within the local community involving helping others.

WEEK 12: FINAL REVIEW AND PRESENTATION
Review of the 12 week programme. Organising and staging their final presentation and team graduation.

You can also apply for EMA if you are aged 16-19 and not signing on with the Job Centre. Attending the programme does not affect your benefits. We will provide you with a bus pass and lunch voucher each day.

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