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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!  If you hand craft any items, please get in touch with us!

Details:

The craft fair will take place at WOMEN’STEC at 29 Chichester Avenue, North Belfast, BT15 5EH.
The […]

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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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Celebrating Women’s Achievements in Trades and Employability Skills

By |April 3rd, 2017|

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Engineering – a Great Career Choice for Women

By |January 27th, 2017|

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Recruitment of Childcare Workers

By |November 23rd, 2016|

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Gilbert-Ash Appointed Contractor for Marriott Hotel

By |November 1st, 2016|

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Lights, Camera, Action for WOMEN’STEC

By |October 11th, 2016|

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WOMEN’STEC Annual Report Launched

By |June 30th, 2016|

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Construction Site Visit Inspires WOMEN’STEC Students

By |June 20th, 2016|

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