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Training & Education Opportunites
Inishowen Development Partnership runs a range of courses throughout the peninsula. Interested learners can complete courses on a part-time or short term basis. Where possible learners will be given an opportunity to gain recognised certification through FETAC (Link) or ICS Skills (Link) as a result of participating on a course with us. IDP is an accredited centre for both FETAC and ECDL.
IDP is running a series of programmes and information about these courses can be viewed below.
Free Internet Training to Older People
IDP has secured funding under the CAWT Euopean Interreg IV Older People’s Project to provide internet training to older people. Participants will be taught how to make use of the web, send email, use internet telephone services like Skype and do shopping and banking online during four 2hr classes. This training will be provided in a variety of settings, libraries, day centres and community facilities. It will also be provided in the home for older people who find it difficult to participate in activities outside the home.
For more information about the course, or to register a place for you or someone who could benefit from this training please contact Sinead McDaid (Project Tutor) on 9362218 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Back To Education Initiative Training (BTEI)
The Back to Education Initiative provides part-time further education programmes for young people and adults. The overall aim of the BTEI is to increase the participation of young people and adults with less than upper second level education in a range of flexible learning opportunities.
BTEI proposed courses for 2011/2012 include:
- FETAC Level 4 Major Award in General Office Management
- FETAC Level 4 Major Award in Horticulture
Local Training Initiative (LTI)
LTI’s are FETAC accredited training courses which are designed to improve learner’s skills and enhance their capacity to gain employment. They are funded by FAS, DSP and the Local Community Development Programme. LTI’s provide an easily accessible route to an educational qualification for the workplace.
These practical courses offer a FETAC Level 4 or 5 qualification and vary in length from 7 to 12 months. To qualify participants must be in receipt of a social welfare payment. A training allowance may be paid by FAS to learners who meet FAS qualifying criteria.
The following course is planned for February 2012:
- Level 4 Hospitality & Tourism click here for more information on the modules
Short Skills Training
A number of training courses under the Local & Community Development Programme (LCDP) are available click here for our Training Calendar
In 2011, courses located at various venues around the peninsula included ECDL, basic computers, farm accounts and horticulture.
‘Get Ireland Online’ – Benefit 3 Scheme – Computer Training
Inishowen Development Partnership secures funding to upskill over 200 people as part of the ICS Get Ireland Online Programme.”
The ‘Get Ireland Online’ programme is part of the BenefIT 3 scheme which has awarded €1.88m for 20 training projects run by community and voluntary groups and not-for-profit organisations across Ireland and aims to upskill 40,000 people. As part of this scheme, Inishowen Development Partnership will ensure over 200 people are certified with basic IT skills to prevent them from missing out on opportunities most people now take for granted.
Participants will be taught how to make use of the web, send email, use internet telephone services like Skype and do shopping and banking online during three 2hr classes. Everybody will benefit from this training, but it is especially suitable for unemployed people, disadvantaged groups and anyone lacking in basic ICT skills. The Get Ireland Online programme aims to ensure that no one is left behind as the country gets increasingly digitally savvy.
Courses cost just €20. For more information about the course, or to register a place for you or someone who could benefit from this training please contact Katie or Maureen on 9362218 or email email@example.com