Foundation Learning

Prince’s Trust

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

It is due to run again on Tuesday 7th May 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: 11th April 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


Want to know more?

Why not come along to any of our below open days, at Barnsley Fire Station, Broadway, Barnsley S70 6RA.

Wednesday 24th April -10am to 12pm or 1pm to 3pm

Thursday 25th April – same times.

Tuesday 30th April – same times.

Wednesday 1st May – same times.

Can’t make any of those days?

Then feel free to come along to our current team’s graduation day at Barnsley Town Hall starting at 2pm on Wednesday 17th April to find out more.

Alternatively, feel free to call 07920 801553 to make an appointment.


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