The Prince’s Trust teams up with M&S Meadowhall for Get into Retail programme

The Prince’s Trust will launch its next Get into Retail (Make Your Mark) programme in partnership with Marks & Spencer, Meadowhall Sheffield, in March 2019.

Get into Retail aims to give young people, who are work-ready but do not have vocational skills, a mixture of practical training and qualifications that will allow them to move into employment, education or training.

The four-week programme is available to 16 – 25 year olds, living in South Yorkshire, not in employment, education or training.

Get Into Retail with Marks & Spencer

Over the four-week programme, young people will have the opportunity to have:

·         4 weeks work experience within an M&S store (Meadowhall, Sheffield)
·         Opportunity to gain employment at one of the most recognised multinational retailers
·         A chance to add one of the UK’s most valued brands to their CV 
·         All training and uniform provided
·         Doesn’t affect your benefits and travel costs will be covered
·         Boosts employability skills
·         Up to 6 months mentoring support

Course Information

Venue: M&S Store, Unit 2 1 The Arcade Meadowhall Centre, Sheffield S9 1EH

The dates for the programme are:

  •        Taster Day: Tuesday 26th February 2019
  •        Course Dates: Monday 4th March – Friday 29th March 2019

To make a referral please use the following options:

Fill in the online referral form (Quickest & BEST way to refer – please also include your own details)

Or the young person can text ‘Call Me’ to 07983 385418 (Please note this is a Text Phone Only). Alternatively you can contact The Prince’s Trust on:FREE CALL – 0800 842 842

Contact details

If you have any questions or to check a young person’s suitability, please contact Ian Eccles by using the details below or via email ian.eccles@princes-trust.org.uk.

If you are referring a young person with any current or previous offences, it is mandatory that the REFERRAL FORM is completed (preferably by their Offending Manager) and returned to Ian Eccles (please see contact details below). Unfortunately if we do not have a completed REFERRAL FORM then will not be able to engage the young person(s) on the programme. Please note: It’s important to note that a criminal record will not necessarily prevent them from taking part.