Training Available

All training courses on offer from Ashton
Below is a list of available training and development opportunities provided by Ashton Community Trust.

Training & Employment Courses

Belfast Works Training Courses

Travel & Tourism Course

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the Travel & Tourism. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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Retail Training

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the Retail. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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Business Administration

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the Business Administration. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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Word Processing Course

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the Microsoft Word. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the using Microsoft Excel. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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Personal Development

Take your first steps into an exciting career. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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Hospitality Training

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the using Microsoft Excel. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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File Management

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the using Microsoft Excel. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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Cloud Basics

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the using Microsoft Excel. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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Online Security

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the using Microsoft Excel. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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Employability Training

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the using Microsoft Excel. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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Powerpoint Training

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the using Microsoft Excel. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: Belfast Works https://www.facebook.com/Belfastworks/

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CORE Project Training Courses

Beauty Course

Take your first steps into an exciting career in the Beauty Industry. Gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply straight away.

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07752190297  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

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Warehousing & Logistics And Manual Handling

An ever expanding industry with excellent employment opportunities. Learn the basics of Manual Handling and Logistics with JMD Training and further your career prospects.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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Beginner Fitness Instructor Course

Learn the basics of personal training, how to start your career in the fitness industry and how to improve physical fitness in others.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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CSR Card

Essential health and safety training for working in the building/trade industry. Card provided on completion of course.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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Driving Lessons

Practical driving lessons with a qualified instructor. Everything you need to help you get ready for your driving test.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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Leadership Programme

Leadership Training for business that helps you achieve your potential in the workplace.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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SIA Door Supervisor Training

SIA training and registration for your SIA license. Everything you need to start working in the security industry.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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Counterbalance Forklift

ITSSAR Counterbalance Forklift License. Full training provided.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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World Host – Principles of Customer Service

The “industry standard certificate” for Customer Service. Show employers you have what it takes to deliver excellent Customer Service.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

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Food Hygiene

Level One Certificate for Food Hygiene- required by most employers in the food service industry.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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An excellent addition to your CV and employment prospectsFirst Aid At Work Certificate

An excellent addition to your CV and employment prospects.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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A level one certificate focusing on creating the right first impression for the workplace and an opportunity to improve your own motivationWorkplace Motivation & Behaviour/Creating a Positive Impression in the Workplace

A level one certificate focusing on creating the right first impression for the workplace and an opportunity to improve your own motivation.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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A three day interactive learning experience. Clients learn to use 3D printers, laser cutters and various computer programs. Create your own designs and have them made in the FabLabFablab

A three day interactive learning experience. Clients learn to use 3D printers, laser cutters and various computer programs. Create your own designs and have them made in the FabLab.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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A three week personal development course. Enjoy day trips, fun and interactive training as well as an opportunity to help others in the communitySWEET Programme

A three week personal development course. Enjoy day trips, fun and interactive training as well as an opportunity to help others in the community.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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Everything you need to help pass your driver theory testDriving Theory

Everything you need to help pass your driver theory test.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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CV Workshop

Create or improve your CV. Bring out the best in your qualities that gets you noticed by an employer first time.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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Learn money management skills and improve your financial health.Budgeting Workshop

Learn money management skills and improve your financial health.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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Job Club

For anyone wanting to brush up their CV (or create a new one), get advice on how to apply for jobs and enhance your interview skills.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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Mental Health & Wellness Workshop

Help foster your positive mind set and learn coping skills for everyday life.

Contact Person: Sean Maguire Tel: 07801208217  Email: core@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: CORE Project https://www.facebook.com/coreproject1/

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Essential Skills Courses

Essential Skills Numeracy + Application of Number

Mathematics skills in working with numbers, shape + measure and handling data from Entry Level 1 (beginners) to Level 2 (higher).

Contact Person: Hilary Adair Email: hilary.adair@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: Ashton CALL/ICT Project https://www.facebook.com/ashtonessentialskills/

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Essential Skills Literacy + Communication

English reading, writing and speaking and listening skills from Entry Level 1 (beginners) to Level 2 (higher).

Contact Person: Hilary Adair Email: hilary.adair@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: Ashton CALL/ICT Project https://www.facebook.com/ashtonessentialskills/

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Using ICT for Literacy

Short Entry Level 3 course to accompany full Literacy and Numeracy courses.

Contact Person: Hilary Adair Email: hilary.adair@ashtoncentre.com

Contact: Ashton CALL/ICT Project https://www.facebook.com/ashtonessentialskills/

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Community Family Support

Community Family Support Courses

Award in Managing Personal Finance

Help learners to understand differences between income and expenditure,

Contact Person: Kris Morrison Tel: (028) 90742 255  Email: kris.morrison@ashtoncentre.com

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Award in Social Media

Support learners understand the opportunities and threats associated with using social media.

Contact Person: Kris Morrison Tel: (028) 90742 255  Email: kris.morrison@ashtoncentre.com

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Personal SuccessAward in Personal Success and Well-Being

This course will aim to develop learner’s employability skills and prepare them to get in to the world of work.

Contact Person: Kris Morrison Tel: (028) 90742 255  Email: kris.morrison@ashtoncentre.com

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FabLab Belfast Training Courses
Introduction to Vinyl Cutting @ FabLab Belfast - Cost £20

DATE AND TIME Tue, September 12, 2017 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM BST

FABlab Belfast, 5 Churchill Street, Belfast, BT15 2BP

DESCRIPTION

Vinyl wall art is a very modern technology used in the home, commercial and automotive decoration, using the vinyl cutter you have the ability to design and make everything from inspirational wall quotes to decorate your child’s bedroom with their favourite cartoon and television characters.

In this workshop, you will learn how this is done and get to make your very own piece of vinyl wall art.

Why pay for someone to do this when you can do it yourself for a fraction of the price?

All materials are supplied and we guarantee that you will leave with a unique piece of wall art that will add the finishing touch to your favourite room in the house

Place are limited for this very popular workshop so book early to avoid disappointment.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-vinyl-cutting-fablab-belfast-tickets-36921830188

Introduction to Solid Modelling & 3D printing @ FabLab Belfast - Cost £20

DATE AND TIME Tue, October 10, 2017 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM BST

LOCATION FABlab Belfast, 5 Churchill Street, Belfast, BT15 2BP

DESCRIPTION

In this workshop, you will be introduced to the world of 3D solid modelling. 3D modelling is the process of designing an object that can be manufactured using a range of hi tech manufacturing processes.

You will be guided through the process of creating a solid object in the virtual environment using parametric design software. This model will then be transferred to the 3D printer for manufacture. If you have an interest in product design, engineering, jewellery making or furniture making, then this is the workshop for you.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-solid-modelling-3d-printing-fablab-belfast-tickets-36921400904

Bridge of Hope Training Courses
Wellbeing Training Courses
De-stress and Relax SWAN Programme 

Description: Identifying Strengths, Weakness’s Ambitions and Needs

Eligibility Criteria: Any one affected by the conflict

Contact Person: Mary Stanton Tel: (028) 90 322289 Email: mary@ashtoncentre.com

Non Accredited One Day Workshop


Confidence & Communication Workshop

Description: Provides tools and techniques to help improve confidence and communication skills.

Eligibility Criteria: Any one affected by the conflict

Contact Person: Mary Stanton Tel: (028) 90 322289 Email: mary@ashtoncentre.com

Non Accredited One Day Workshop


Meditation

Description: Meditation is a state of deep peace that occurs when the mind is calm and silent.

Eligibility Criteria: Any one affected by the conflict

Contact Person: Mary Stanton Tel: (028) 90 322289 Email: mary@ashtoncentre.com

Non Accredited  overnight residential  workshop


Resilience Training

Description:Develop personal resilience, learn about bouncing back and turning adversities into opportunities

Eligibility Criteria: Any one affected by the conflict

Contact Person: Mary Stanton Tel: (028) 90 322289 Email: mary@ashtoncentre.com

Non Accredited One Day Workshop


Empower Me

Description:Create Positive, Proactive and lasting Changes

Eligibility Criteria: Any one affected by the conflict

Contact Person: Mary Stanton Tel: (028) 90 322289 Email: mary@ashtoncentre.com

Non Accredited One Day Workshop


Understanding Stress for Personal Growth

Description: Understanding stress and how it affects people and effective tools to deal with it

Eligibility Criteria: Any one affected by the conflict

Contact Person: Mary Stanton Tel: (028) 90 322289 Email: mary@ashtoncentre.com

Non Accredited Two Day Workshop


Love Yourself Heal Your Life

Description: Two day workshop based on Louise L. Hay’s best-selling book “You Can Heal Your Life”

Eligibility Criteria: Any one affected by the conflict

Contact Person: Mary Stanton Tel: (028) 90 322289 Email: mary@ashtoncentre.com

Non Accredited Three Day Residential Workshop


Take 5 Resilience Training

Description: Take notice – Connect – Keep Learning- Give – Be active

Eligibility Criteria: Any one affected by the conflict

Contact Person: Mary Stanton Tel: (028) 90 322289 Email: mary@ashtoncentre.com

Non Accredited One Day Workshop


Swedish Body Massage

Eligibility Criteria: Any one affected by the conflict

Contact Person: Mary Stanton Tel: (028) 90 322289 Email: mary@ashtoncentre.com

VTCT Level 3 Accredited 1 evening per week for 32 weeks  (includes weekends)


Reflexology

Eligibility Criteria: Any one affected by the conflict

Contact Person: Mary Stanton Tel: (028) 90 322289 Email: mary@ashtoncentre.com

VTCT Level 3 Diploma 1 evening per week for  35 weeks (includes weekends)


Thermal Auricular Therapy

Eligibility Criteria: Any one affected by the conflict

Contact Person: Mary Stanton Tel: (028) 90 322289 Email: mary@ashtoncentre.com

VTCT level 2 Accredited  4 Full days


 

New Lodge Arts Training & Development Courses
Training & Development Courses
Fancy Feet – Hip Hop Dance Classes

Mondays, Macrory Church Hall, Duncairn Gardens

Class 1 – 4.30pm-5.30pm Nursery-P1

Class 2 – 5.30pm-6.30pm Nursery-P1

Class 3 – 630pm-7.30pm P2-P4

Fancy Feet is a Hip Hop class for younger children. It is a great starting off point for beginners in who want to dance.

Contact: Anne Delaney (028) 90742255 anne.delaney@ashtoncentre.com

Non-Accredited


Pop Video Dance Class

Mondays Macrory Church Hall, Duncairn Gardens

Eligibility Criteria: None

7.30pm-8.30pm P5-P7’s

Pop video style dance is class for young people from P5-P7 who love to dance!  The participants will create their own routines and learn new styles. n. It is a great starting off point for beginners in who want to dance.

Contact: Anne Delaney (028) 90742255 anne.delaney@ashtoncentre.com

Non-Accredited


Hip Hop Dance Classes

Mondays @ Girdwood Community Hub

7pm-8pm – 10-13yrs

8pm-9pm 14-18yrs

This Hip Hop class is a very active and productive way to develop your skills as a dancer.  The class is led by Rochelle McParland, Kollizion Crew who has extensive experience in choreographing routines for major competitions across the UK.

Contact: Anne Delaney (028) 90742255 anne.delaney@ashtoncentre.com

Non-Accredited


Drama Classes

Monday’s @ New Lodge Youth Centre

Tiny’s Drama (P1-P3) 3pm-4pm

Junior Drama (P4-P7) 4pm-5.30pm

Tuesdays @ Duncairn Art Centre

Youth Drama (1st—3rd Year) 6pm-7.30pm

Senior Drama (4th-6thyrs) 7.30pm-9pm

Wednesday’s  @ Girdwood Community Hub

Youth Theatre Class (13-18yrs) (audition only) 7pm-9pm

Thursday’s @ Girdwood Community Hub

Tiny’s Drama (P1-P4) 6pm-7pm

Junior Drama (P5-2ndyr) 7pm-8.30pm

All our drama classes are aimed at developing confidence and self-esteem of young people whilst giving building their performance skills. Throughout the year, there are a range of performance opportunities including an end of year showcase.

Contact: Anne Delaney (028) 90742255 anne.delaney@ashtoncentre.com

Non-Accredited


Art Classes

Tuesday’s 

Tiny’s Art Class (P1-P3) 3.30pm – 4.30pm New Lodge Youth Centre

Junior Art Class (P4-P7) 4.30pm-5.30pm New Lodge Youth Centre

Junior Visual Arts (5-10yrs) 3pm-4.30pm The North Queen Street Community Centre

These classes for children provide a chance to try lots of creative crafts opportunities to get messy!

Contact: Anne Delaney (028) 90742255 anne.delaney@ashtoncentre.com

Non-Accredited


Art Studio for Teenagers

Tuesday’s @ The Culture Shop, Ashton Centre

Age 15-18yrs

7pm-9pm

A drop in Art session for budding young artist.  The session is led by a professional artist who will give support to young people with a passion for art.

Contact: Anne Delaney (028) 90742255 anne.delaney@ashtoncentre.com

Non-Accredited


Tuesday Drawing Studio

Tuesdays and Fridays 11am-2pm

Culture Shop, Ashton Centre

This drop in group is for an adult interested in developing their skills.  Come along with your own projects and get some support from a professional artist.

Contact: Anne Delaney (028) 90742255 anne.delaney@ashtoncentre.com

Non-Accredited


Ballet Classes

Thursday’s @ North Queen Street Community Centre

Ballet (Nursery-P1) 3pm-3.50pm

Ballet (P2-P5) 3.50pm-4.50pm

Our ballet classes are very popular with the kids of North Belfast. It’s a great way to teach discipline and respect threw the art of ballet whilst doing something that they enjoy.

Contact: Anne Delaney (028) 90742255 anne.delaney@ashtoncentre.com

Non-Accredited


Event Management – OCN Level 2

Tuesday’s @ Culture Shop, Ashton Centre

5pm-7pm

Our Event Management Team is a group of young people that enjoy and learn how to plan and deliver their own events. The group meet on a weekly basis to brainstorm and plan for events they would like to do in the future. When the group have decided what event they would like to do, they develop a plan and make it happen. The group also assist in New Lodge Art’s events; this can be anything from basic stewarding roles to helping out with the production of the event. They are a friendly team that have proved easy to work with and have a good track record in successful events, by young people for young people. The young people have learned a lot from being members of the Event Management team and have gained various skills. One of our members has described his experience being a member of the team;

Contact: Orla Hawkins  (028) 90742255 orla.hawkins@ashtoncentre.com

OCN Level 2


Leadership in Youth Work – OCN Level 2

Wednesdays @ Culture Shop, Ashton Centre

5pm-7pm

This accredited programme is provided for young people aged 14-17 years old that are interested in learning about and training in youth work, as well as getting some valuable voluntary experience. This programme teaches the young people about the different aspects of youth work, leadership, child protection, group work, communication and much more. The programme consists of 3 units which focus on:

  • An Introduction to Youth Leadership (definitions, theory, purpose).
  • Communication (different types, methods, decision making, team work).
  • Planning and Delivering a Youth Work session.

Contact: Orla Hawkins  (028) 90742255 orla.hawkins@ashtoncentre.com

OCN Level 2


 

New Lodge Youth Centre Courses
Personal and Social Development Programmes
New Lodge Youth Centre delivers a wide range of accredited and non-accredited personal and social development opportunities for young people including programmes that focus on alcohol and substance abuse, peer mentoring, drug awareness, disability awareness, citizenship, independent travel, sexual health, cultural awareness and diversity, cookery, independent living and active community participation.

Young people must be registered members of the youth centre.  The youth centre is open to new members’ registrations.

Contact: Mary Madine (028) 028 9075 1358 Email: mary.madine@ashtoncentre.com

Accredited and Non Accredited Training

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