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North West Lifelong Learning Ltd

  • Income

    £10.8K

  • Spending

    £17.3K

Charity no. 104592 Company no. 603130 Date registered. 13/10/2016

Public benefits

The purposes of North West Lifelong Learning Ltd are to advance the education of the inhabitants of the North West of Northern Ireland and other parts of the United Kingdom and Ireland as from time to time determined and to provide training and associated support to those who are unemployed or who need to acquire new skills by associating the

statutory authorities, community and voluntary organisations and the inhabitants with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants and in particular to: (a) promote, develop and co-ordinate the provision of accessible, quality training and pre-vocational training for the beneficiaries; The direct benefits flowing from this purpose include the sourcing of free training and qualifications for work related activities. These benefits can be demonstrated by obtaining grant aid for the purpose of running free training courses for employment purposes. (b) provide wider access to ICT training, including open learning methods, thereby improving the ICT competency and the employability of the beneficiaries; The direct benefits flowing from this purpose include access to free training online and in person using computers and other ICT equipment across different employment sectors. These benefits can be demonstrated by using electronic media to complete free courses online and to maintain contact with North West Lifelong Learning and volunteer tutors, including access to a free and open exam centre for ICT exams. (c) provide advice, support and training and assist unemployed people gain the necessary skills to access work, including supported work placements with local businesses in the area of benefit; The direct benefits flowing from this purpose include free access to advice and educational guidance via social media and electronic devices. These benefits can be demonstrated by opportunities to complete CVs, business plans, job application forms, interview skills and work placements (where possible) within a chosen work sector. (d) provide a network of mutual support and encouragement amongst the beneficiaries. The direct benefits flowing from this purpose include network opportunities for volunteering, employment and life skills. These benefits can be demonstrated by having access to the many signposting networks which the charity subscribes to. The purposes of our charity will not lead to any harm. The charity’s beneficiaries are all persons who aim to achieve employment, volunteer status or personal life skills enhancement. The only private benefit flowing from the purpose is the requirement for associate tutors or volunteers to be suitably accredited to deliver training and this is incidental and necessary because of the requirement by Awarding Bodies.

What your organisation does

NWLL Ltd provides: 1. Online learning and assessment e-portfolios (electronic portfolios) to allow study from either home, work or a classroom. 2. An open exam centre for anyone taking electronic exams in any subject across Northern Ireland, Ireland & the UK. 3. Free educational advice and networking support for educational advancement for

unemployed & employed beneficiaries. 4. Initial support for trade testing for any unemployed beneficiary wishing to become self employed by use of a virtual office or an actual small office space in Ceres House, Ballykelly.

The charity’s classifications

  • The advancement of education
  • The relief of those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage

Who the charity helps

  • Adult training
  • General public
  • Unemployed/low income

How the charity works

  • Education/training
  • Heritage/historical
  • Rural development

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2020

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2019

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2018

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charitable purposes

4. The Charity’s objects (“Objects”) are specifically restricted to the following:- To advance the education of the inhabitants of the North West of Northern Ireland and other parts of the United Kingdom and Ireland as from time to time determined (hereinafter referred to as the “area of benefit”) and to provide training and associated support to those who are unemployed or who need to acquire new skills (hereinafter referred to as “the beneficiaries”) by associating the statutory authorities, community and voluntary organisations and the inhabitants with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants and in particular to: (a) promote, develop and co-ordinate the provision of accessible, quality training and pre-vocational training for the beneficiaries; (b) provide wider access to ICT training, including open learning methods, thereby improving the ICT competency and the employability of the beneficiaries; (c) provide advice, support and training and assist unemployed people gain the necessary skills to access work, including supported work placements with local businesses in the area of benefit; (d) provide a network of mutual support and encouragement amongst the beneficiaries.

Governing document

Memorandum and Articles

Other name

NWLL Ltd
  • 4 Trustees
  • 0 Employees
  • 10 Volunteers

Contact details

Public address

  • Betty Mcnerlin, 32 Main Street, Ballykelly, Limavady, County Londonderry, BT49 9HS

Trustee board

Trustee
Liam Begley
Betty Mcnerlin
Mr Matthew Ferguson
Mrs Mary Mcmahon

List of regions

  • In Ireland
  • In Northern Ireland
  • In The Uk