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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 an enrolment day on Wednesday 12th September – 10:00am – 3:00pm If you cannot attend the enrolment day please drop into the Centre before the start date of the course to enrol. Please be aware the course enrolment will be on a first come, first serve basis. Please note at enrolment you will need to: 1. Complete a course enrolment form 2. Provide £5 deposit, this is returnable at the end of the course if 80% of the course has been completed. 3. Provide proof of benefit


Anger Management This course will enable you to understand the root causes of anger and improve relationships at home and at work. The course will teach you to manage your anger for more positive outcomes.

Start Date: 20th September Time & Course Duration: 10:30am – 12:30pm for 10 Weeks

Alcohol Awareness This class will teach you about the consequences of drinking alcohol not just to the individual but to society in general. This class aims to help to reduce the harm caused by the misuse of alcohol.

Date: Wednesday 19th September Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm for one day

Building Self Confidence and Self Esteem The kind of topics this course covers are: looking for strengths and best points, body language, positive thinking, being confident with people and 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: Wednesday 26th September Time & Course Duration: 12:30pm – 3:00pm for 6 weeks

Counselling Skills This course is for those who want to learn 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).

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Gentle Intro to Getting That Job Four workshops to prepare you to get back into work. This course will involve practical help in:` Writing your own CV Where to look for relevant jobs Filling in application forms Background information on how to prepare for an interview Mock interview when you can put into practice all the skills you have learned

Start Date: Thursday 20th September Time & Course Duration: 9:45am – 12:00pm for 4 weeks

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. Spaces are limited in Job Club so please call in advance to check for spaces available.

Day and Time: Every Tuesday 10am – 12:30pm

Introduction to Career Preparation This short course will develop your knowledge and understanding of how to prepare for a career; help you recognise your qualities, skills, interests and achievements; develop your skills in researching information about careers and help you prepare for interviews. Confidence building will also be incorporated into the course. After the course you will be supported to find a short voluntary placement to gain practical skills to add to your CV.

Start Date: Thursday 1st November Time & Course Duration: 10:00am – 12:30pm for 4 weeks

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Literacy and Numeracy This pre entry level group is aimed at women who have no formal qualifications who would like to improve their reading, writing and maths.

Start Date: Every Monday Time & Course Duration: 10:00am – 12:00pm and is a rolling course

Maths for Life and Work This course will help you improve your number skills for every day. You can work towards a Level 2 qualification (GCSE equivalent).

Start Date: Tuesday 18th September Time & Course Duration: 1:00pm – 3:00pm for 12 weeks

Money Matters Learning to make every penny count! This course will help you to improve the way you manage your money, deal with debts – and avoid debt that you can’t manage and much more. This course is aimed at women who are at risk of offending. We are able to refund travel expenses on this course and offer childcare in our onsite children’s daycare free of charge. Please discuss this with us when booking onto the course.

Start Date: Tuesday 4th September or Thursday 6th September Time & Course Duration: 10:00am – 12:00pm for 4 weeks

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Radical Readers Join our new 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

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: 2 Groups starting week commencing 17th September 2012 (days to be confirmed) Time & Course Duration: 10:00am – 12:30pm for 10 weeks

ECDL Essentials This is the European Computer Drivers License Level 1 qualification. Units covered are: IT Security for Users IT User Fundamentals Web Browsing and Communication. This is an internationally IT qualification which will look great on your CV as it is recognised by employers.

Start Date: Wednesday 19th September Time & Course Duration: 10:00am – 2:30pm for 13 weeks

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Computer Workshop This is an entry Level 1 course. It will help you to acquire new skills and help you to overcome initial fears and help boost your confidence and explore the versatility of the computer. 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: Tuesday 25th September Time & Course Duration: 1:00pm – 3:00pm for 10 weeks

CHANGES Café Our café will pop up twice a week in our newly renovated kitchen to serve you delicious food to eat in or to take away. We aim to provide affordable tasty food to all women, so tell your friends and family about us too! Please talk to us if you would like to volunteer for the cafe too!

Dates: Every Tuesday & Thursday Times: 11.00am – 2.00pm

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

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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: £3 donation

Yoga Promotes good health and well being. Aimed at all levels. Beginners always welcome!

Start Date: 17th April 2012 Time & Course Duration: 1.00pm – 3.00pm every Tuesday, term time only. Cost: Suggested donation of £1.50 - £3

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

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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 £32 NWC pay £25 10% off the total bill At Elegance Hair and Beauty Products Special offer Prices on selected treatments At Sheer Definition Nail and Beauty Spa on Wednesdays “Women’s Wednesday” Membership costs from £2. If you are interested please contact reception or email membership@nottinghamwomenscentre.com

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 Prices start from £9 per session.

Contact: Tara or Liz Tel: 0115 941 1475 ext. 202 / 07900 945 859 Email: childcare@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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Course booklet for courses from September 2012