Work & Education at Channings Wood

Work and education at Channings Wood is provided in conjunction with Careers South West, Devon County Council, Strode College and Weston College. Work within the prison, in addition to the usual orderly positions, includes laundry, tailors shop, wood assembly shop, wood mill, farms and gardens, kitchen manufacturing stores, recycling and works department

Vocational Training Courses are offered in a number of areas such as barbering, bike maintenance, BICS, catering, building skills such as dry-lining and painting & decorating, recycling, fork lift driving, various gym/healthy living courses, radio production.

The education courses on offer include the basics of numeracy and literacy as well as more advances courses in business studies and customer services, IT, ESOL, music and healthy living

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