Work & Education, The Verne

Education is provided at the prison by  Weston College, who offer a wide range of educational courses, including  the Open University for distance learning courses.

As usual in any prison there are a number of orderly jobs available for the prisoners such as wing cleaners, kitchen staff, peer support workers etc.

The Verne also operates 5 workshops

  • woodmill for furniture construction
  • making breakfast packs for other prisons
  • repairing televisions
  • repairing bicycles
  •  leather goods for use in prisons.

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