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Nacro Carlisle

Study Programme

Our personalised courses provide young people between the ages of 16 to 18 years with the skills they need to get into education, training or employment. You can learn in a way that suits you and we will work with you to overcome any barriers to learning.

It doesn’t matter what grades you left school with, Nacro caters for young people of all abilities.

You’ll choose personal development options, depending on your individual needs, such as:

  • personal career planning
  • improving your confidence
  • preparing for an interview
  • preparing for work
  • customer service skills

At Nacro, young people can work towards achieving some of the following qualifications:

Level 1 Certificate in Skills, for Employment, Training and Personal Development.

Level 1 Diploma in Skills, for Employment, Training and Personal Development.

Entry 1 to Level 2 maths Functional Skills

Entry 1 to Level 2 English Functional Skills

GCSE English

GCSE Maths

You’ll be assessed through a portfolio, an exam or a range of practical activities.

We know you’ll probably have lots of questions. That’s why we offer free information, advice and guidance at all our centres. You can talk to us about anything, including:

  • bursaries
  • housing and accommodation
  • training opportunities
  • qualifications
  • jobs and volunteering
  • work experience
  • keeping healthy and fit
  • personal matters
  • help to support your learning 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Deborah Bowman
Contact Position
Senior Tutor
01228 513859

Where to go

Nacro Carlisle
6/6a Carlyle's Court
St Mary's Gate

Nacro Carlisle is located within Carlisle Youth Zone. We share the building alongside Youth Zone staff and a number of other agencies.

Other Details


Referral required
Referral Details

We accept referrals from agencies, however, young people can refer themselves.

Other notes

Young people are able to claim a bursary (amount depends on personal circumstances) to cover travel costs etc.

Last updated: 18/01/2019
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