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Achievement Awards at HMP Risley

In March MCF Director, David Brown, made his quarterly visit to HMP Risley to meet some of the trainees in the workshop.

During his visit David was able to present 5 Bronze level Achievement awards and 1 Silver level Achievement in recognition of the progress the trainees have made in the workshop.

To achieve a bronze level award trainees must demonstrate the following skills

  • Bicycle restoration and recycling
  • Completed induction programme
  • Basic tools are identified and used safely
  • Maintained a good standard of workmanship

To achieve a silver level award trainees must demonstrate the following:

  • Bicycle restoration and recycling
  • Able to identify faults and repair them
  • Complete all safety checks
  • Maintained a high level of workmanship

Whilst visiting David was also presented with a cheque for the Margaret Carey Foundation for £260, raised through the sale of bikes refurbished in the workshop.

Credit to the efforts of HMP Risley Bike workshop instructor, Andy Tawn, who has worked tirelessly since the workshop first opened in July 2017 to build the thriving environment for trainees to learn new skills.

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