Foundation Learning

Prince’s Trust

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

It is due to run again in April (Sheffield) and 6 May (Barnsley) The course will run for 12 weeks.

Entry requirements

You must be aged between 16-24 years old.

You will achieve

A nationally recognised qualification.

Last updated: 14th February 2019

Course overview

Prince’s Trust believe that every young person should have the chance to succeed. So, we help 16 to 24 year-olds who are unemployed or struggling in education to transform their lives.

The Team programme is also available for employees who would like a chance to develop new interpersonal skills to improve long-term career prospects.

What’s in it for me?

  • A better chance of moving into a job, education or training
  • Practical skills that help you in a job and in life
  • A real sense of achievement
  • Career advice and help with job-hunting and your CV
  • The chance to make a difference in your community

Course content

You will, among other things:
• Be part of a team of 15 people for 12 weeks
• Take on community projects of your choosing
• Have an action-packed residential week
• Take part in two weeks’ work experience


How will I be assessed?

There is no assessment, just attendance.

What equipment will I need?

All equipment and resources will be provided.

Where will I study?

What can I do next?

Whilst there is no direct progression, successful candidates have the skills and confidence to apply for work or study.

How much does the course cost?

This course is free.

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email


Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Prince’s Trust