Opportunities at The Women’s Centre

The Women’s Centre, Derry at Beibhinn House, Guildhall Street has launched its 2012/2013 timetable which lists details of more than 50 classes. All are at flexible times and the centre can offer childcare for the 0-4 year olds.

The timetable highlights a huge range of courses including ICT, GCSE English, GCSE Maths, accounting/manual book-keeping, health and social care, counselling skills, text and word processing, UU foundation diploma in combined studies (women’s studies). There is also a broad choice of courses such as photoshop, garment making, beginners Maths and English for work, personal development and handcrafts.

For many women, taking a course can be the first step to a new future providing opportunities to develop vocational skills, boost self-esteem and broaden life experience. The courses are organised to wrap around busy lives and timetabled to accommodate. The Women’s Centre has a safe, welcoming atmosphere and an environment that encourages participation.

This range of education and training options, offering both accredited and non-accredited courses, is worth considering. In addition, there are four focussed projects commencing in the coming year.

PROSPER – Build your skills for employability and increase your job prospects.

LIVE & LEARN – Take that first step to education and social engagement

CHILD AT THE CENTRE – Get involved in fun and positive joint activities for you and your baby/toddler.

MULTI CULTURAL WOMEN’S PROGRAMME – We meet every Tuesday and enjoy an information exchange and a crafting English course. This is a welcoming space for women of minority ethnic backgrounds who are currently living in Derry. We also welcome you into the rest of our centre activities and courses.

We will be hosting an: OPEN DAY on Wednesday 12th September 2012 10am-4pm

The Women’s Centre is taking enrolments throughout July, August & September, so call in anytime to book your place and get started.

For further information, contact Dee or Rayna at The Women’s Centre, Beibhinn House, 5 Guildhall Street Telephone 028 71 267672 email deewykes@womencentre.co.uk web address www.thewomenscentre.co.uk