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Women Returners' Network Chelmsford College
Moulsham Street
Essex CM2 0JQ
Phone: 01245 263796
Fax: 01245 491712

General Information about the WRN Directory

This Directory will help you if you are a woman wishing to return to work after a break and/or want to improve your career chances by following a course of training.

The aim of this online Directory is to help women returners and it does this by providing information on education and training initiatives. These training opportunities offer women returners a wide range of examples of courses as well as:

hands-on experience with computers and other
information technology equipment

job-sampling experience

the opportunity to assess abilities, discover new interests, widen horizons and develop

guidance and counselling sessions

The online Directory is unique in focusing attention on the needs of women hoping to return to the labour market after a break. It contains vital information on courses that have been designed for them and also courses, which they may not have considered.

The Directory makes it immediately possible to read about the many initiatives directed at recruiting and retaining women. We hope it will help you make a happy return to work, If you or your clients are a women returner or if you are an educational adviser.

The directory is separated into different sections, (listed in the left hand panel) which contain important material for women returners.

If you want to find out if an address of a certain organisation (e.g. Littlewoods, Training and Enterprise Councils) or a college or university has been included on the WRN database please use the contacts search facility in the right hand panel

A selection of courses available at some colleges in the UK has been listed in our database. The database reflects the diversity of courses for which women may wish to apply. Please contact the college or university direct. Each college has a career's adviser who should be able to help you match your needs and abilities to a specific course. NOT all universities have been included. If you wish to contact other universities please click on the link in the left hand panel, which will lead you to the MIDAS website containing more links to universities.

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Contact search:
For England enter county or enter Wales or Scotland

Course search:

For England enter county or enter Wales or Scotland.
The course database has over 5000 entries, we therefore recommend being as specific as possible with your search criteria, try to enter data in at least two fields.

WRN aims to keep the information provided as accurate as possible. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.

The database does NOT contain all the companies and educational institutes in the UK. Non included organisations will be included, if brought to our attention.

The information provided is correct and up to date to the best of our knowledge and we do NOT accept any responsibility in regard with any possible errors in this database.

The linked external sites are not under control of WRN and if any errors or other problems of any nature occur, we would like to be informed about it. However with regard to these problems, we do NOT assume any responsibility what so ever.