Education is held daily at the prison, and as well as the basics of numeracy and literacy has IT and higher level courses available. All new arrivals at Prescoed are assessed by the education department in the first week, and allocated as appropriate according to their needs.
Vocational Training The Farm is the main employer at Prescoed, which has a 420 acre dairy farm a short distance from the establishment. The farm has a milking herd plus some young beef stock. There is a sawmill from which wood products are being developed by prisoners and staff from the 160 acre woodland. The farm is an accredited lift truck training centre through RTITB. Vocational qualifications are offered.