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Programme Co-ordinator #notjustforboys (Re-Advertisement)

By |December 13th, 2018|

WOMEN’STEC  is seeking to recruit for the post of: Programme Co-ordinator for our Promoting Opportunities Programme: #notjustforboys

WOMEN’STEC is based in North Belfast. It emerged in response to a recognised need for the creation of non-traditional training and employment opportunities for women in industries traditionally associated with men, including construction skills, engineering and IT.

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A Century of Women

By |November 20th, 2018|

A major new history website has revealed Northern Ireland’s forgotten women.  A Century of Women, an online resource charting the hidden stories of some of the many remarkable women who helped shape society in the 20th century, was launched in Belfast.  The £10,000 project was funded by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery […]

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Evening and Weekend Courses

By |October 30th, 2018|

WOMEN’STEC is delighted to offer the following evening and weekend courses at our North Belfast venue:

Wallpapering – Monday, 5 & 12 November 7pm-9pm (FULLY BOOKED)

This workshop takes place over two evenings.  You’ll learn skills and insider tips to hang wallpaper like a professional. The course will include surface prep, hanging techniques, problem areas and […]

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WOMEN’STEC is Recruiting NotJustForBoys Coordinator

By |October 17th, 2018|

WOMEN’STEC is recruiting a full-time Programme Coordinator for its new Promoting Opportunities Programme: #notjustforboys.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to develop and manage this flagship project, ‘Promoting Opportunities Programme: #notjustforboys’ through the pilot and rollout phases.

WOMEN’STEC is a charity based in North Belfast. It was born out of a recognised need […]

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Yes She Can! #notjustfoboys

By |October 15th, 2018|

WOMEN’STEC has an exciting new programme for females aged 14+ and it’s different to all the rest!  If you’re female and you aspire to earn a decent salary, and you’re not quite sure what career path you want to take ….. our Promoting Opportunities Programme could be just the thing for you!

“This is a […]

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Evening Courses at WOMEN’STEC

By |October 2nd, 2018|

WOMEN’STEC is delighted to offer the following evening courses at our North Belfast venue:

Wallpapering – Monday, 5 & 12 November 7pm-9pm (FULLY BOOKED)

This workshop takes place over two evenings.  You’ll learn skills and insider tips to hang wallpaper like a professional. The course will include surface prep, hanging techniques, problem areas and hands-on practice. […]

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P7 Girls Gain New Skills

By |September 27th, 2018|

WOMEN’STEC hosted a group of twenty-eight P7 students form Our Lady’s Girls Primary School, North Belfast, in a woodworking session on Thursday, 27 September 2018.

The girls took part in a range of hands-on activities such as sanding, planing and using a drill in order to learn the process of making a stool from recycled […]

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Call for Exhibitors – Christmas Craft Fair

By |September 12th, 2018|

WOMEN’STEC is holding a Christmas Craft Fair on Thursday, 6 December 2018, 2pm-6pm. This was a fantastic event last year with an amazing turn out!  Come along and browse the hand-crafted, unique gifts, have a cuppa and enjoy the festive atmosphere!  There are lots of special events on the day including:

3pm ‘One Voice’ community […]

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Courses for 16-24 year olds

By |September 10th, 2018|

WOMEN’STEC has an exciting new programme of activities for females aged 16-24 who are looking for something a bit different and hands-on.

Our young women’s courses are tailored around their interests and can include DIY, glass etching, furniture painting, digital skills, coding, basic electrics, jewellery making, glass etching, and lots more!

Participants will gain new skills […]

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Taster Day for Young Women

By |August 23rd, 2018|

Over 20 young women aged 14-24 attended a Taster Day at WOMEN’STEC on 22 August 2018, taking part in hands-on activities such as tiling, electrics, and painting and decorating.

The event was aimed at raising awareness of the diverse range of training and career opportunities available, and the range of programmes offered at WOMEN’STEC.

Lynn […]

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2018 Year of Engineering

By |July 27th, 2018|

WOMEN’STEC is delighted to be part of the 2018 Year of Engineering, a campaign that celebrates the world and wonder of engineering and aims to address the shortage of young people, particularly females choosing engineering as a career path.

As part of the Year of Engineering, we will aim to support women to take greater […]

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New Mosaics Evening Class

By |July 25th, 2018|

WOMEN’STEC is delighted to offer a new 8 week, evening Mosaics course!

This course provides an opportunity to make your own unique retro table while at the same time learn the skills and techniques of this ancient craft.  Your tutor, Geraldine Cooper, is highly experienced in the craft of Mosaics and has trained in the […]

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Investment Helps North Belfast Women Learn New Skills

By |June 18th, 2018|

Two north Belfast social enterprises are supporting women getting back into employment, thanks to funding from the Housing Executive.

Wee Chicks, who run an onsite crèche for mothers attending courses at WOMEN’STEC on Chichester Avenue, will use £10,000 from the Housing Executive’s Social Housing Enterprise scheme to employ a new staff member.

WOMEN’STEC was also awarded […]

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New #PASS Programme for Women 16-24 years

By |June 6th, 2018|

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Community Trainers Needed

By |April 23rd, 2018|

WOMEN’STEC is seeking community-based trainers to join our team!  We’re holding an Information Session for those with a flair in one of the following areas…

General DIY
Furniture Making / Upcycling
Plumbing
Electrics
Floor and Wall Tiling
Painting and Decorating
Gardening / Horticulture
Digital Devices
Computer Coding
PC Maintenance
Car Maintenance
Joinery / Carpentry

Could you lead […]

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Have A Go Bus Driving

By |April 17th, 2018|

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WOMEN’STEC Gala Awards 2018

By |April 17th, 2018|

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WOMEN’STEC is BCPP 800th Project

By |April 5th, 2018|

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Investment Helps North Belfast Women Learn New Skills

By |March 21st, 2018|

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Community Services – Knowledge is Key

By |February 6th, 2018|

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Leanne’s Story

By |December 4th, 2017|

I’m 29 years old and I live in North Belfast. I recently became employed full-time just two weeks after my WOMEN’STEC classes ended.
I enrolled with WOMEN’STEC and I began a Joinery class and a Plumbing class in 2015 which finished in 2016. I also wanted to gain confidence and meet new people.

I achieved a […]

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Sharon’s Story

By |December 4th, 2017|

I live in East Belfast. Eighteen months ago I had to take early retirement from work and I enrolled in a Joinery course at WOMEN’STEC.
I had a fantastic experience attending WOMEN’STEC. I would say it has been life changing for me. The Joinery course was so interesting, teaching me many things such as how […]

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Beth’s Story

By |December 4th, 2017|

I’m unemployed and I’ve lived in Glengormley for ten years.   I have four grown children aged 33, 30, 29 and 26.  My fifth child is a 10 year old girl.
A friend of mine told me about WOMEN’STEC offering different classes such as plumbing, tiling, and joinery. This sparked my interest because I had been unemployed […]

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Martina’s Story

By |December 4th, 2017|

Martina lives in North Belfast and contacted WOMEN’STEC for support around gaining employment.   Martina had worked previously in a family business doing roofing work, however, there was a downturn in the industry and she found herself out of work, and then cared for her terminally ill mother.  Martina was unemployed for 18 months when […]

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Christmas Craft Fair

By |November 24th, 2017|

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Careers in Construction #notjustforboys

By |November 20th, 2017|

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Girls into Construction Event

By |September 25th, 2017|

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Courses Starting September 2017

By |August 1st, 2017|

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Open Call for Trades Tutors

By |July 3rd, 2017|

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Summer Courses at WOMEN’STEC

By |May 30th, 2017|

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