Prince’s Trust programs- August 2022


Prince’s Trust is  pleased to share with you the upcoming opportunities for young people in Sussex.         


Get Started as an Ambulance Care Assistant (ACA) with South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS)

They’re looking for the next generation of people to join South Central Ambulance Service, with non-emergency ACA roles available in Sussex & Surrey. During this 3-day online programme (via MS Teams), young people will have the opportunity to interact with SCAS, learn about roles available, and prepare their CV and interview skills. On the third day of the programme, SCAS will hold mock interviews and provide participants with feedback. After completing the programme, young people will receive guidance with next steps including the C1 process, submitting their CV and interviewing for their desired role. There is also the opportunity for further Prince’s Trust support, including development awards, mental health support through MYNDUP, and mentoring. To find out more, please visit our Eventbrite by clicking the link below, or email

When: Taster Day 24th Aug – Main Course 31st Aug to 2nd Sept

Where: Virtual via Teams

How: You can view more information and sign up using this link


Steps Into Health & Social Care – Southeast – 18-30

This tailored and flexible programme is for work-ready candidates wanting to learn about the Health & Social Care sector, roles available, and support accessing them. This style of course will be perfect for candidates who are work ready and might be unable to commit to a full day or week(s) course due to other commitments that may include childcare, work, or education. After registering, interested candidates will go through our initial assessment which if passed they will be invited to just one of several regular short 1.5 – 2 hour ‘Access’ sessions where they will learn about the sector, partners we work with, roles available, the short developmental sessions they can sign up to, and monthly recruitment events with employers and their live vacancies.

When:  2 ‘Access’ sessions run each month – please see EventBrite listing for the upcoming dates.

Where: Virtual via Teams

How: You can view more information and sign up using this link



Enterprise- 18-30s

This is a four-day online programme for young people who are looking to start their own business. Receive 1-1 support from experienced mentors who will support you with turning your business idea into a reality.

When: courses are run regularly, enquire to sign up for the next available Info Session

Where: Virtual with some face-to-face networking and mentoring


Development Awards- 16-30s

Development Awards can cover the cost of course fees, tools or equipment to the value of approximately £160 in order to help young people anywhere achieve their goals and move into education, training or employment. For more information, visit  website here or get in touch

When: contact them whenever! Applications can take 6-8 weeks but they will do their best to speed through an application if you need them to!

Where: Virtual


Get Into Retail with M&S- 16-30s

Marks and Start programme is back in Sussex! This course will be comprised of online training sessions and in-store work experience placements to upskill in the world of customer service and retail. Placements are available at a variety of Sussex stores as listed below. 12-week paid contracts are available for participants who successfully complete the programme and a final interview.

When: Taster Day 20th September (TBC), Programme 3rd-28th October

Where: Online and in-store placements at Brighton, Eastbourne, Chichester, Shoreham, Bexhill or Hastings M&S!


Check out the following page on the website to see more courses available across the South: Opportunities Near Me | Help For Young People | The Prince’s Trust (


If you know of a young person who might be interested, you can contact the Customer Services Team on 0800 842 842, email, or complete the following form: Refer a Young Person

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