Work & Education at High Down

A4e is the provider of education at HMP High Down. It is delivered both in classrooms and in the prison workshops. The basics of Literacy & Numeracy are available rising up distance learning and Open University. Courses offered include Radio Production, Business Enterprise, Cookery. Carpentry, Bricklaying.

Accreditation is also offered in the following work areas:

  • Kitchen: NVQ in Food Preparation and Food Service, Food Hygiene, Customer service and BICS Level 1,2 & 3 in cleaning food areas.
  • Workshop 4 Industrial Cleaning: BICS level 1, 2 and 3, Assessors Award and Train the Trainer.
  • Laundry – Prisoners can gain a recognised laundry qualification through the Guild of Laundry & Dry Cleaning and NVQ level 2 whilst working within the Laundry.
  • Farms & Gardens – Prisoners carry out a wide range of horticulture activities whilst maintaining the grounds within the establishment. All qualifications gained would assist in gaining employment upon release (NVQ level 1 Horticulture and National Proficiency Test Certificate in Horticulture Machinery – NPTC)

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