Education and Work

There are a variety of courses on offer for adults across Warrington, from vocational courses, professional courses, Higher Education courses to short, leisure courses. You will find more details of training providers here on My Life Warrington, as well as services to support you returning to work.

Learning stimulates brain activity. When it comes down to it, the activity of your brain is enhanced when you’re learning something new. This provides some important health benefits in the long-term as well. It is also good for overall mental health. The issue of learning is directly tied your mood. The challenge of learning something valuable to your life can often affect the state of your mood and emotions for the better.

Self-esteem can also be boosted. Just as learning something can affect your emotions and sense of well-being, it can also be a great way to boost your self-esteem. There can also be an increase in creativity and imagination. It feels good when you’re bursting with creative energies and your imagination is more vivid. Learning can make you more energetic. As with your native creativity and imagination, there is often a physiological response to new and exciting things.

Learning makes life more interesting. You should probably understand by now that the more you spend time learning new thing the more enjoyment you could have out of life. There is nothing worse than finding yourself bored with life. Learning can make your life more successful. When you take time to learn new things, you may be paving the road for future successes in your personal and professional life.

Working, whether paid or unpaid, is good for our health and wellbeing. It contributes to our happiness, helps us to build confidence and self-esteem, and rewards us financially. 


There are hundreds of volunteering opportunities available across Warrington. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, Warrington Voluntary Action (WVA) can help you to explore what is available and match you up with the most appropriate one.

Contact WVA today