Services/focus of the Karten Centre
The Hamlet is a 19-25 provision for young adults with additional needs. The centre prides itself on providing its trainees the opportunity to train and gain work experience in a real life work environment with a staff team that is dedicated to ensuring the trainees meet their full potential. The printing business gives many learning opportunities from customer service skills, using the equipment to make a range of personalised gifts, accounting and business meetings.
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The Hamlet, Three Sisters Rd, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan WN4 8DD, United Kingdom
Karten Centre Manager
Host OrganisationHope School and College
Host Organisation Address
Kelvin Grove, Wigan WN3 6SP, United Kingdom
Karten Centre Website
The Hamlet is a term time day service and trainees have the option of attending the provision full time or part time.
The trainees have a diverse range of learning disabilities.
Technology used in the Karten Centre
- Embroidery machines
- Sewing machines
- Wacom tablet to create personal designs
- 3D Sublimation vacuum press
- Flat heat press and mug press
- Large Format printer to do everything from banners to canvases
- CTouch computer so students can get hands on creating on a 66" touch screen
Karten Centre Staff
Karten Centre Hours
Monday to Friday 8:45-3:10
Services offered to the Network
Printing services can be provided, meeting space available with service provided from our Café or self service.