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Steps Project

The Steps Project is funded by the Department for Communities (formerly Department Social Development (DSD)) Neighbourhood Renewal. It aims to enhance the transferrable skills, educational attainment, employment opportunities and volunteering for women from the Kilcooley Neighbourhood Renewal Area. Volunteering has been key to KWC as it was formed on the principles of volunteering in 1995. The project offers a wide range of training opportunities catering for those with no formal qualifications through to those who may need to re-skill following job redundancy. Courses include Literacy and Numeracy, GCSE Maths and English, Sociology, Psychology, IT course for beginners through to Word processing and ECDL. Leisure courses include crafts, Sewing Bee and languages for beginners so there is something to suit everyone

 

The programme offers onsite childcare to encourage single parents or those with caring responsibilities to engage in quality training in a safe and secure environment within their community setting. Programmes include:

  • Personal Development- Timekeeping/ Stress management/ Personal budget/ 
  • Information Technology from beginners through to advanced level
  • Beauty courses 
  • GCSE Maths & English
  • Basic Maths & English
  • CV Development
  • Employability Skills- Interview skills /how to complete application forms/ online interview skills
  • Mentoring for Work

 

 

We are very excited to launch our September 2021 timetable! Our enrolment days will be held on the 21st and 22nd of June in Kilcooley Community Centre - Call in anytime between 9:30am and 3:30pm! Measures will be in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please wear a mask or face covering.
You can get in touch with our Education Team on 028 9147 8292 if you have any questions. Please note we are unable to register anyone over the phone.
 

Contact Lauren on 02891 478292 or email lauren@kilcooleywomenscentre.co.uk for more information. 

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