Help for unemployed teenagers

12 May 2010, 06:00

With Gloucestershire's teenagers facing an uncertain future trying to find a job, some have been getting a helping hand from a World Cup winner.

Mike Tindall is the ambassador of the 'On-Side' training scheme, an eight week course for 16-18 year old 'NEETs', that's youngsters who are not in employment, education or training.

Gloucester rugby captainThe course includes a one day a week training at Kingsholm.

Mike told Heart he is happy to help them out:

Mike Tindall interview

The course is a big hit with the teenagers involved, Heart caught up with three of them:

Listen to the youngsters

The training programme is a joint venture between Prospect training Services and Gloucester Rugby Community Team.

Sarah Powell is Prospect's Performance Manager:

Sarah Powell interview

Anyone who wants to apply for the course or find out more should phone Sarah on 01452 886888 or visit