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Team up with Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and the Princes Trust

Posted on Thursday 5th January 2017

Team up with Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and the Princes Trust

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service will be running a new Prince’s Trust Team programme from Eccles Fire Station starting on Monday 23rd January and are looking for young people aged 16-26 to take part and face the challenge. The course is full time for 12 weeks and is FREE to join.

The course involves a series of challenges designed to improve employability, such as a Community Project, Team Challenge and a team building residential. There is also the opportunity to complete a two week work placement and complete training exercises with the Fire Fighters.

What our previous Team members say:
“It’s given me qualifications to help me get a job” – Matthew

“I’ve gained interview techniques and Job Search Skills” – Declan

“I found all parts of the course very useful” – Sam

Benefits for young people taking part include:
• We provide a monthly bus pass to anyone who gains a place on the Team. This can be used on any bus within Greater Manchester.
• Benefits not usually affected.
• Take part in a Fire Fighter Experience Day and have access to potential progression into the Fire Service 
• Gain a Level 1 Prince’s Trust Certificate in Employment, Teamwork and Community Skills.
• Level 1 Food Hygiene qualification.
• First Aid at Work qualification.
• PEARL Certificate. This recognises employability skills.
• Access to online learning for Maths and English.

If you would like any further information or would like to apply for a place on the Team, please contact Gina Marks, Team manager on 07966 099 931 or call for free on 0800 555 815.