Wilfred hopes his rise to fame as the Black Farmer will inspire youngsters
He found fame on television helping youngsters who had never seen a cow or a chicken before learn about life on the farm.
He also built a nationally known food business selling sausages and other meat products under the Black Farmer label before standing – unsuccessfully, as it turned out – for Parliament as a Conservative candidate in a Wiltshire seat.
And now Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones – alias the Black Farmer – is to join forces with Cornwall's Duchy College to offer a free three-day residential course from October 29 to 31 to give jobless teenagers a taste of the agricultural life.
According to Duchy College, participants will be given the opportunity to try tractor driving, milking, livestock skills, butchery, sausage making and much more at Duchy College's farm and campus near Callington.
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A college spokesman said: "Agricultural and food industries within the South West offer a wide range of opportunities and careers, and are crying out for young people and new skills which are essential for the continual growth and efficiency needed to feed our growing population.
"As part of this experience the participants will gain a Level 1 Edexcel qualification in Developing Work Related Skills through Vocational Training. Along with this, the chance to build confidence in mastering new skills and exploring job options that previously might not have been considered.
"Advice on Traineeships, Apprenticeships and general career and training advice will be at hand, which also taps into our large networks and job opportunities within the South West rural communities."
The course runs from Tuesday October 29 to Thursday October 31 and free transport is provided from Camborne, Truro, St Austell and Bodmin. There are no costs for this course as accommodation, training, food, transport and entertainment are all provided free of charge.
Mr Emmanuel-Jones said: "I am delighted to be able to help young people who are not currently employed to explore the career opportunities in British agriculture and food.
"I was especially keen to try to help young people from the surrounding area and I hope that they may get some encouragement from my own story of being a poor boy from inner city Birmingham who left school without any qualifications and armed only with the dream to one day to own my own farm engendered while working on my father's allotment. I would like to encourage any 16 and 17 year old who may be at a loss for what to do with their life to give this free three-day taster a go. It could be the very opening they have been looking for to help set them on the road to their future career. The facilities at Duchy College are exceptional and will help the participants explore the options."