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Recognise and Improve your Skills Do you want to update your skills? Nottingham Women’s Centre advisors provide free one to one Information, Advice and Guidance sessions to help you with:  Identifying and enrolling in learning and training opportunities  Learning support  Job search guidance  CV writing, application forms and interview skills  And much more...

Contact Details To find out further information about courses or to book a one to one session please contact reception and ask to speak to one of our advisors. Tel: 0115 941 1475 Email: karen@nottinghamwomenscentre.com If you would like to be added to our e-mailing list to receive future course booklets and information about future events please contact reception.

Want to enrol on a course? We will be holding enrolment days on: Wednesday 4th September 2013, 10.00am – 2.00pm Tuesday 10th December 2013 10.00am – 2.00pm If you cannot make this day, please drop into the Centre before the start of the course to enrol. Please be aware the course enrolment will be on a first come, first served basis. Please note at enrolment you will need to: 1. Complete a course enrolment form 2. Provide proof of benefits (for certain courses) 3. Book childcare if required


Building Self Confidence and Self Esteem The topics this course covers are:  looking for strengths and best points  body language, positive thinking  being confident with people  practical strategies to be confident Free childcare may be available, this needs booking in advance. It may be possible to claim travel expenses at the end of the course (bus tickets need to be saved). Start Date

Time & Course Duration

Wednesday 4th September 2013

12.30pm – 3.00pm for 7 weeks

Monday 4th November 2013

12.30pm – 3.00pm for 7 weeks

Tuesday 7th January 2014

12.30 – 3.00pm for 7 weeks

If you would like to e Advanced Confidence Course This is a follow on course from the above Building Self Confidence, and is only available to those who have completed the Building Self Confidence course. Free childcare may be available, this needs booking in advance. It may be possible to claim travel expenses at the end of the course (bus tickets need to be saved). Start Date

Time & Course Duration

Monday 9th September

12.30 – 3.00pm for 7 weeks

Tuesday 5th November

12.30 – 3.00 for 7 weeks

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Counselling Skills This course is for those who want to learn more about counselling skills to help others, either on a voluntary or an employed basis. Free childcare may be available, this needs booking in advance. It may be possible to claim travel expenses at the end of the course (bus tickets need to be saved). Start Date

Time & Course Duration

Tuesday 3rd September 2013

12.30pm – 3.00pm for 7 weeks

Wednesday 6th November 2013

12.30pm – 3.00pm for 7 weeks

Wednesday 8th January 2014

12.30pm – 3.00pm for 7 weeks

Advanced Counselling Skills This course is for those who want to learn more about counselling skills to help others, either on a voluntary or an employed basis. Free childcare may be available, this needs booking in advance. It may be possible to claim travel expenses at the end of the course (bus tickets need to be saved). Start Date

Time & Course Duration

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Job Club If you would like help finding jobs, producing a CV, sending online application forms or maybe a bit of everything then come along to our Job Club. We also operate on a drop in basis so please feel free to drop in at 10am on any Tuesday. Day and Time: Every Tuesday 10.00am – 12.00pm

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Women’s Empowerment Group 10 sessions in a small group of women, in a safe environment, facilitated by a trained psychotherapist. A chance to find your strength and confidence with the support you need to make the changes you want. Start date to be confirmed– please enquire with Training team Start Date

Time & Course Duration

Wednesdays

10.00am – 12.00pm

Thursdays

10.00am – 12.00pm

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Maths for Life and Work This course will help you improve your every day number skills, you can work towards a Level 2 qualification (GCSE equivalent). Free childcare may be available, this needs booking in advance. It may be possible to claim travel expenses at the end of the course (bus tickets need to be saved). Start Date

Time & Course Duration

Tuesday 10th September 2013

1.00pm – 3.00pm for 12 weeks

Tuesday 7th January 2014

1.00pm – 3.00pm for 12 weeks

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Radical Readers Join our group to chat about feminist literature, fact, fiction, poetry and children’s books. The group will also discuss and plan small, local actions that we can take to address the issues affecting women in society. Contact: admin@nottinghamwomenscentre.com / 0115 941 1475 Dates: Last Wednesday of every month Times: 5.30pm – 7.30pm

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Computer Workshop This course will help you to  Acquire new skills.  Develop your own computer needs at home or at work.  Overcome initial fears and help to boost confidence and explore the versatility of the computer. Start Date Tuesday 24th September 2013 Tuesday 7th January 2014

Time & Course Duration 1.00 – 3.00pm for 10 weeks 1.00 – 3.00pm for 10 weeks

How to Survive & Thrive Explores how gendered identity continues to challenge women’s lives. Some recent approaches in psychology will be introduced that offer useful explanations about why women often struggle to develop, maintain and value our identity and sense of self. Start Date Monday 23rd September 2013 Friday 27th September 2013

Time & Course Duration 6.00pm – 8.00pm for 10 weeks 10.00am – 12.00pm for 10 weeks

Women making a difference - How to Win Campaigns Learn from other successful campaigns about effective strategy and practical skills required to target and influence decision makers. Study imaginative events that catch media attention and how to apply this to your chosen interest. Practice skills of lobbying, designing leaflets and press releases, organising a flash mob and street campaigning.

Start Date Saturday 5th October 2013

Time & Course Duration 10.00am – 4.30pm (one day)

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ESOL The ESOL lessons aim to increase users’ confidence in speaking English and improve their communication with English speaking people in their daily life. Indirectly, users will be more comfortable to go out meeting new people and will make it easier to engage with other members of their community. Start Date - ongoing Day & Time: Wednesday 10.00am – 12.00pm To join this group please leave your details with Training & Support team

Lesbian/bi women’s Café evening This will usually be on the 2nd Monday of the month, in the Welcome Space. A relaxed space to socialise and find out about other groups and activities. Donations asked for food. Contact: melanie@nottinghamwomenscentre.com / 0115 941 1475 Dates: Every second Monday of the month Times: 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Pamper Sessions Treatments available are: Reflexology, Aromatherapy Massage or Chakra Balance. Booking is essential so please contact reception if you are interested. When you book you will be asked which treatment you would like. Start Date: Ongoing Time & Duration: 10.00am – 2.00pm every Wednesday Cost: £5 donation

Reiki We offer Reiki as a complimentary treatment with each session lasting approximately 45mins. If you are interested please book in advance at reception. Start Date: Ongoing Time & Duration: 2.00pm – 5.00pm every Wednesday Cost: £5 donation

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EMF EMF is short for electromagnetic field balancing technique. An EMF Balancing Technique session is an experience of one’s own electromagnetic energy field and the patterns within it. The treatment will involve 4 sessions, one approximately every three weeks, with each session lasting up to an hour and a half. Start Date: Ongoing Cost: £6 donation Please book in advance at reception

Yoga Promotes good health and well being. Aimed at all levels. Beginners always welcome! Start Date: Ongoing Time & Course Duration: 1.15pm – 2.45pm every Tuesday, term time only. Cost: Suggested donation of £1.50 - £3

Nottingham Women’s Centre Membership Being a member of Nottingham Women’s Centre means you will get our quarterly newsletter and also the following benefits:      

Free use of our library Discounted prices at certain NWC events Free advertorial space 15% off the total bill at Big Poppas Restaurant 15% off the total bill at J’adore Hair and Beauty Ladies Fitness and Wellness Gym special offer available instead of £32 NWC pay £25  10% off the total bill at Elegance Hair and Beauty Products Membership costs from £2. If you are interested please contact reception or email membership@nottinghamwomenscentre.com

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Daycare We offer affordable daycare for 6 month – 5 year olds in a fun, enjoyable and safe environment which is OFSTED registered. The daycare is open Monday to Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm Please note there is free childcare available with some of the courses – please ask Prices start from £9 per session. Contact: Tara or Liz Tel: 0115 941 1475 ext. 202 / 07900 945 859 Email: childcare@nottinghamwomenscentre.com

Counselling Nottingham Women’s Centre offers affordable counselling in a confidential private setting within the Centre. For more information and a referral pack please contact us on: Tel: 0115 9411 475 / Email: admin@nottinghamwomenscentre.com

It doesn’t have to end here....

Nottingham Women’s Centre is YOUR centre. Tell us what groups, events or activities that you’d like to see at the Centre or get in touch if you’d like to bring your own women’s meetings/activities to our venue.

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