Duhallow Work & Training Opportunites for Women

IRD Duhallow Work Opportunities for Women will provide training and personal development supports for women which will enhance women’s skills and importantly enhance women’s access to employment

IRD Duhallow is delighted to announce that it has been awarded funding through the Department of Justice and Equality supporting ESF PEIL Gender Equality – Women Returning to the Workforce.

This funding will provide a great opportunity to support women who may want to increase their self-confidence and assertiveness skills whilst also having the opportunity to take part in a series of training programmes, both accredited and non-accredited which will enhance women’s access to employment.

This training will be primarily targeted at women who are:

  • engaged in home duties;
  • newly unemployed not on the live register;
  • may have left the workforce but are now preparing to return to employment;
  • Women parenting alone;
  • Women with disabilities;
  • Carers;
  • Newly located to the area;
  • Migrant Women;

Importantly childcare may be subsidised where applicable for a person whilst undertaking the training programme. All training will be delivered in the James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket.

Upcoming Training and Seminars for Spring 2018 will include:

Frontline Office & Reception Skills QQI Level 5 

The purpose of this training course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to carry out reception related tasks and operations as a front line representative in a range of organisations. Upon completion learners will be able to examine the skills, functions and responsibilities of a receptionist or front line office representative within an organisation.

For further Information & Booking please visit https://www.irdduhallow.com/events/210/frontline-office-reception-skills/

Intermediate Excel 

The aim of this training course is to provide clients with the necessary skills required to produce reports using spreadsheets incorporating various calculations, professional formatting & graphical charts. Participants must have an understanding of basic excel skills in order to undertake this training course.

For further Information & Booking please visit https://www.irdduhallow.com/events/211/intermediate-excel/

Communications QQI Level 5 

A compulsory module of the Health Care Support Worker QQI Level 5, learners will Acquire communication skills necessary for personal and professional development; Understand the principles of communication; Develop skills to convey and interpret communicative messages in writing, orally and visually; Understand the role of technology in modern communication and its application in personal and vocational life.

For further information or booking please call Jacinta/Mary on 029-60633.

Care Support QQI Level 5 

This is a mandatory module for the QQI Level 5 Certificate in Healthcare Support and is required for anyone looking to gain employment as a Healthcare Assistant. Through this module participants will learn the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting. It aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion and culture in care work.

For further information and booking please visit https://www.irdduhallow.com/events/212/care-support-qqi-level-5/

For further information on the PEIL programme please call Jacinta/ Mary on 029-60633 or email [email protected] or [email protected]. Courses can also be booked online at https://www.irdduhallow.com/upcoming-events/.

This project is part supported by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund (ESF) Fund 2014-2020 as part of the Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020.

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