Work and Education, Full Sutton

The regimes at Full Sutton are provided in order to facilitate the progress and full development of prisoners prior to release. Half-time working ensures that both education and vocational training is available to the maximum number of prisoners. A full range of educational courses is available, ranging from Basic Skills through to Open University degree modules. Every prisoner is assessed on arrival, during the induction process, to ensure that Sentence Planning targets are appropriate to the individual needs. Education is provided in conjunction with Manchester College.

Employment is available  in the following areas,

  • multi-skills workshop for bricklaying, painting and plumbing vocational training
  • recycling workshop
  • textile workshops
  • contract services / electrical mechanical assembly
  • Braille transcription
  • Catering
  • Industrial cleaners
  • Charity workshop
  • PICTA (computer course)
  • Full & varied education programme

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