Are you interested in learning something new?

Would you like to take a course in a friendly environment where your children can be looked after in our on-site Nursery?

Preston Road Women’s Centre offers a range of accredited and non-accredited courses.

We are a recognised learning centre for CERTA (formerly Open College Network)

Our courses generally run over 5 weeks, one day per week. Crèche facilities are available for some of the courses; please contact the centre for more details.

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Below are some of the course that we run regularly. Additional courses change from term to term.

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Volunteer Training

You will develop an awareness of women’s issues and learn about confidentiality policies. Upon completion of the course you may become a volunteer at the centre and develop essential skills. This is an OCN accredited module available at level 2.

Understanding Abusive Relationships (Domestic Violence)

An interesting course which looks at Domestic Violence and Abuse, it covers Power and Control and the reasons/excuses for abuse. This is also an OCN accredited module available at level 2/3.

Self Development & Confidence

Course Looks at how you treat others and how people treat you, aims to improve your self-worth and self esteem. It also builds up your confidence. OCN accredited module at level 2.

Applying for Work and Interview Skills

A course to build confidence to gain employment.

Personal Presentation and Communication Skills

A course to assist in presenting and communicating yourself in a professional manner.

Arts and Crafts

This is available 1-3pm Mondays, learn new skills and meet people in a friendly tutor led environment.

Art Therapies

We have various informal complementary therapy sessions for women at the centre which usually take place on Monday mornings

Employment Coaching

A one to one coaching service to empower you and help you build the skills to move forward.  We offer coaching on applying for work, CV's and interview skills.  We will also help you explore what your opportunities could be.


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