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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.

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


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.

Next Course: Wednesdays 26th April to  24th May 17

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.

Next Course: Tuesdays 25th April to 23rd may 17

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.

Next Course: To be confirmed

Sexual Health Training (Speakeasy)

A fun and relaxed course that helps parents gain knowledge & confidence to talk positively with their children about their developing body, sex and relationships. OCN module at level 2.

Next Course: to be arranged.                           

Arts and Crafts

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

Art Therapies

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


Young Women’s Participation Project

We offer a range of courses focussed around helping young women to progress, develop and achieve. The activities support young women to build on interpersonal skills, confidence, self awareness and career development.

Training Courses



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