Education is staffed by full-time and part-time teachers. This provision is managed through the OLASS regional contract with the LSC, across five locations within the establishment in association with A4e.
Education provision reflects an emphasis on Basic Skills (Literacy & Numeracy), Key Work Skills, Social & Life Skills and IT across both the Reception and Local Discharge Unit sites. Other available courses include ESOL, Basic Food Hygiene, Basic First Aid, Health and Safety, NVQ Catering, Painting & Decorating, Arts & Crafts and pre-release work programmes.
Work is offered in a variety of workshop places are available across the prison including Printing, Textiles, Contract packing Services, and Gardens. Nationally recognized qualifications can be obtained by the prisoners.