National Citizen Service

What is the National Citizen Service?

National Citizen Service (NCS) is an experience you really don’t want to miss. For young people aged 15 to 17 years-old, NCS gives you the chance to embark on exhilarating challenges, make your mark and build skills for work and life. More than 275,000 young people have already said Yes to NCS.

NCS is completed in phases:

  • Phase 1 – adventure
  • Phase 2 – Skills
  • Phases 3 and 4 – Social Action
  • Graduation

What are the benefits?

  • UCAS recommends students include NCS in their personal statement.
  • You learn the skills employers value.
  • Learn to budget and live for yourself.
  • Meet incredible people.
  • Get your voice heard.

Find out more

NCS is really proud to work with some amazing organisations across the UK. It is delivered by a series of charities, college consortia and voluntary, community, social enterprise (VCSE) and private sector partnerships across England. Entrust are proud to host some of the activities at our Outdoor Education Centres.

Find out more on the NCS website.

Useful Links
  > National Citizen Service Website
Testimonial
"During my Level 2 course I won the apprentice of the year award. This was a massive honor for me as Entrust had noticed how hard working I was and how much I cared about my job and the passion I had for helping the children I worked with."

Lorna Burton - Level 2 progressing to Level 3 Teaching Assistant