Education is provided by Manchester College. There are courses on a wide variety of subjects including vocational opportunities such as bricklaying, construction training, gardening, industrial cleaning and barbering. Work includes light manufacturing and engineering
The prison runs a number of programs for its prisoners including Alcohol Awareness, Anger Management, CALM ( Offending Behaviour), Cognitive Skills Booster Programme, Coping Skills programme, Drug Awareness/ Communicable Diseases and Enhanced Thinking Skills. Resettlement clinics are held monthly for prisoner nearing the end of their sentence where employment, housing and resettlement advice is available.
The medical facilities are provided by Staffordshire Health Trust