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Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service


146 Bolton Road

Swinton, Manchester

M27 8US

Tel: 0161 736 5866

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0800 555 815

The Prince's Trust Team Programme

We're recruiting now!

GREATER Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is recruiting young people for the next Prince's Trust Team programme.

If you are 16 to 25-years-old and want to be involved in the Prince's Trust then this might be for you.

The programme is rewarding and gives you the chance to gain qualifications and meet new people.

As a fire and rescue service we are committed to making a difference.  We know that young people have a lot to offer and can contribute to our communities.

Our next Team starts in September at various locations around Greater Manchester.  The programme runs for 12 weeks, most benefits are protected with travel costs are included.

Last year over 190 young people successfully completed the programme and went on to gaining employment with GMFRS.

What's stopping you from getting on with your life?

  • Unemployed?
  • A young person in or about to leave care?
  • An offender or ex-offender?
  • Looking for a challenge?

If you are aged 16 to 25 and unemployed you could join our team and take part in a free 12 week programme.

Team up with GMFRS

The programme consists of careers advice, work placements, a week of team building activities and a series of community based projects.

The programme is FREE to join and most Government benefits aren't affected.

We offer exciting challenges which help build confidence and motivation whilst giving you new skills and qualifications.

What happens during your 12 week programme?

  • Develop practical skills to help you in life and work
  • Meet exciting new people
  • Enjoy an action packed team building trip away
  • Take part in challenging projects - chosen by you!
  • Spend a day at a local football club
  • Train with firefighters
  • 5 -10 days work experience
  • Get career advice and help with your job searc
  • Develop your CV
  • Make a real difference to your local community
  • Achieve nationally recognised qualifications

You will also have the opportunity to work towards recognised qualifications, as well as develop many skills, such as:

  • Prince's Trust Certificate in employment, teamwork and community skills
  • Health and safety
  • Manual handling
  • Basic food hygiene
  • First aid at work
  • Adult literacy and numeracy
  • Personal, Employability, Achievement and Reflection for Learning (GQAL PEARL)

How do I take part?

If you are interested in the programme and want to join one of our Teams, please complete our online enquiry form.

More information

GMFRS deliver the 12 week Team programme for 16 - 25 year olds in partnership with the Prince's Trust.  Each Team enrols young people 3 times a year in 7 locations; Bolton, Salford, East-Manchester, Trafford, Wythenshawe, Stockport and Hyde.

For further details, you can email us at or telephone the team directly:


Bolton 07581336187
Eccles 07854494816
Hyde 07973966407
Manchester 07734275763
Salford 07780531515
Stockport 07966018386
Trafford 07817386924

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Last update: 04/09/2014 13:13:59
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