Prince's Trust Announce 'Exploring Enterprise' Courses

The Prince's Trust has announced a series of 'exploring enterprise' courses for young people, which aims to help thousands of small businesses get off the ground each year.

The programme offers a package of mentoring and practical support, including business plan writing workshops and financial planning.

Participants can get help with:

• Participants will be provided with:

• an information session where you can find out what the enterprise programme can do for you

• free four day explore enterprise workshops, which will help you with ideas and tips on how to start your own business

• support with writing your business plan

• test marketing grants of up to £250

• financial support to start your business including loans of up to £5,000 and small grants in special circumstances (conditions apply)

• up to two years support from a volunteer business mentor

Upcoming dates


Information sessions

• 11:00, Wednesday 17 January 2018

• 11:00, Wednesday 31 January 2018
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• 11:00, Wednesday 7 February 2018

11:00, Wednesday 28 February 2018


• Monday 22 January – Thursday 25 January 2018

• Monday 12 February – Thursday 15 February 2018

Venue: The Prince’s Trust, Unit 8 Weavers Court, Belfast BT12 5GH


Information sessions:

• 11:00, Tuesday 16 January 2018

• 11:00, Tuesday 27 February 2018

Course: Monday 22 – Thursday 25 January 2018

Venue: Labour Relations Agency, Derry BT48 6BJ


Information session: 11:00, Tuesday 6 February 2018

Course: Monday 12 February – Thursday 15 February 2018

Venue: Omagh Library, 1 Spillars Place, Irishtown Road, BT78 1HL.

To find out more information on venues or to apply, please call 028 9089 5000 to speak to a member of the Northern Ireland team. Alternatively, you can text "Call me" to 07983 385418, and your call will be returned within two working days, or apply online.

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