Southern Regional College has four main learning centres within the community.
Chrysalis Women's Centre, Craigavon
The centre is open to women and children Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 5pm. It provides access to vocational and non-vocational education and training for adults. It has two well equipped computer suites and provides free access to the internet. A number of qualified tutors offer accredited and non-accredited ICT training each morning from 10am to 1pm. Other courses on offer are cookery, crafts, health education and assertiveness training. An Essential Skills programme is available free of cost to students.
On entry students can expect an initial assessment and support to develop an agreed personal learning programme. The centre has a number of comfortable meeting spaces for small group work. These can be accessed by outside groups by prior arrangement. Chrysalis also works with other local agencies to provide access to a community development education programme. Details of such partnership work can be found in the centre's publicity leaflet which is distributed locally at the beginning of each term.
Free childcare support is available for students engaged in all education and training programmes in the centre.
To contact please telephone Theresa Watson: 028 3834 1846
Drumellan Family Learning Complex, Craigavon
The centre is open Monday to Thursday from 9.30am to 9pm and Friday from 9.30am to 4pm. It provides access to both vocational and non-vocational education and training for adults. It has a well equipped computer suite and a comfortable training room capable of seating groups of 30. Qualified tutors provide accredited and non-accredited ICT training 3 days a week. A programme of activities is published each term.
Activities vary in line with demand, but typically include cookery, crafts and keep fit. The centre works with other local providers to ensure opportunities for progression and wider participation are made available locally. Details can be found in the centre's publicity leaflet which is distributed locally at the beginning of each term.
A separate, well-resourced childcare provision is managed by the project in an adjacent space. For details on availability and times, please contact the centre.
To contact please telephone Bernie Burns: 028 3832 1415
WALD Centre, Cullyhanna
The WALD Centre in Cullyhanna is a hive of activity with computer classes from beginners to internet and email courses. It also runs internet classes for parents and web page design. Also at the centre you can study French, healthy cooking and of course FREE Maths and English Essential Skills classes.
To contact please telephone: 028 3086 1567