The Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme for young people

The Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme for young people

If you are aged 18-30 and unemployed, the Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme for young people may be able to assist you to explore your business ideas and work out if self employment is right for you. Taking part in the Prince’s Trust Enterprise programme is a great opportunity for eligible young people to access thousands of pounds worth of specialist support completely free of charge.

Support includes:

• Work out if self employment is right for you
• Support of a business mentor
• The chance to meet like-minded young entrepreneurs
• Expert help with writing and developing a business plan
• The opportunity to apply for a ‘will it work’ grant to allow young people to test and develop your idea with no financial cost to yourself
• The opportunity to apply for a low interest loan to start up your business
• The chance to become self employed and work on something for which you have a real passion

To be eligible

• Young people must be aged between 18-30 (If already 30 years old get in touch soon and enter the programme before you turn 31 years old)
• Must be unemployed or working under 16 hours a week. If you are working less than 16 hours per week, you should not be in education at all
• Must not be in full-time education, if they are in education hours should be less than 12 hours per week AND not working at all
• If young person is a graduate your graduation ceremony must have taken place over 6 months ago
• Must not have a Post Graduate qualification
• Must not have a white collar professional qualification, for example an accountant, lawyer, doctor, chartered surveyor, engineer or teacher
• Business must not be established or trading

2 explore enterprise information sessions are taking place in Swindon:

Tuesday 26th August 2014 at 10am – 11am
Tuesday 2nd September 2014 at 10am – 11am

Why not come along to gain a greater understanding of what is on offer and how the programme can assist you? This also enables you to make an informed choice about the programme and what is on offer before being given the opportunity to apply to get onto the programme and 4 day explore enterprise course which is the gateway and entry point to the programme and all that is on offer.

The next 4 day explore enterprise course is scheduled to take place from Tuesday 9th to Friday 12th September 2014 10AM to 4PM daily at Pilgrim Centre Regents Circus, Swindon, SN1 1PX

To find out more speak to Richard Ryan 01753 502 136 or 07943 819 347. Alternatively contact us on 0800 842 842 or register your interest on the Prince’s Trust website

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