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Training for Women Network

Unit 10B Weavers Court
Linfield Road
BT12 5GH
United Kingdom

Opening Hours

9:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Thursday

9:00am - 4:00pm Friday

Northern Ireland's leading network for the promotion of women's training and development, through policy, training, networking and education.

TWN is ideally placed as a first stop shop for women in Northern Ireland seeking information on training, development and entrepreneurship. TWN is one of the largest network's in Northern Ireland with a membership that encompasses a wide variety of groups, individuals and organisations from the public, private and voluntary/community sectors. TWN's activities seek to encourage women to look at opportunities for advancement in a variety of ways.

Additionally TWN acts as an Implementing Body under the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation for the delivery of Measure 1.5 - Positive Action for Women. To date TWN has allocated and managed in excess of £10.35 million to projects throughout NI delivering training and development for women.

 TWN is a non-profit organisation which aims

  • To advance, promote , develop and co-ordinate provision of accessible, high quality vocational and pre-vocational education and training for women in Northern Ireland leading to sustainable employment
  • To facilitate vertical and horizontal integration of women in the labour market
  • To provide a range of services to members and promote good practice in training for women
  • To encourage and empower women to take up leadership roles and become involved in decision making in public and professional life

 TWN is especially keen to support actions that will

  • Breakdown barriers to training and employment for women 
  • Introduce innovative pilot projects which others can emulate 
  • Help women gain access to occupations in which they have traditionally been under represented 
  • Assist women in vulnerable and declining employment sectors to re-train themselves for potential employment 
  • Promote accredited training projects to help women progress in their chosen career

Training for Women Network's Content


Training for Women Network

ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership & Management - Designed for senior executives, who are new to or preparing for the highest levels of management. Gain confident decision-making skills and ability to lead through change. Course open to men or women.


Training for Women Network

The Training for Women Network Ltd (TWN) invite tenders from suitably qualified persons to deliver heritage classes as part of our Heritage Lottery funded project which looks at the role and lives of women during the First World War – ROWW1.


Training for Women Network

TWN, one of Northern Ireland’s largest networks promoting women’s training and development, has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Silver Accreditation, the most successful framework for business improvement through people in the UK.

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