Discover The Benefits

NCS takes place outside of term time.

You can choose to take part in one of three NCS programmes that happen each year.

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One small step, one giant leap

Stay away from home in the great outdoors. Meet new people, build your confidence and try new challenges led by fully qualified staff.



Become independent. Discover more about your community and learn vital new life skills.


Fast forward your future

Be inspired by businesses and community groups. Design a project to help a local charity or cause of your choice.


Make your mark

Work with new friends to deliver a social action project in your community.


Achieve and Graduate

Celebrate your team’s achievements at a special graduation ceremony. Receive a certificate signed by the Prime Minister.

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Continue your journey

Take part in further social action, use your new skills in study and work and enjoy exclusive NCS graduate opportunities.