HMP Birmingham

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HMP Birmingham is a Victorian local prison built in 1849, located near the centre of Birmingham. It is a category B Prison holding 1450 adult remand and sentenced male prisoners.

Milton Keynes College operate on three sites within HMP Birmingham: East Education, West Education, and G Wing Education, offering education to both mainstream and vulnerable prisoners.The education department is made up of a 6 person management team, overseeing 3 strand areas, Functional Skills, Vocational Training and Personal and Social Development. They offer Functional Skills in both Maths and English, ESOL, IT, Business, Hospitality, Barbering, Sports and Fitness, Employability Skills, Kick Start in Business, Art, Hospitality, Mentoring, Interpersonal Skills, Equality and Diversity, Electrical, Bench Joinery, Plastering, Car Valeting, Waste Management and Industrial Cleaning. We offer courses from Pre Entry right through to Level 2.

Education Programmes are developed in partnership with the prison to offer a responsive and relevant curriculum, which includes work experience and work opportunities within the Establishment.

The vision at HMP Birmingham is to offer outstanding education to enable effective and purposeful resettlement for all learners on release.” “Using Time, not Doing Time.”

HMP Birmingham want to make a difference to disadvantaged learners, to show that everyone has the potential to achieve and everyone deserves another chance, and the right support at the right time, can be the difference in breaking the reoffending cycle.

Location

Winson Green Rd, Birmingham B18 4AS