DUBLIN SOUTH EAST (RINGSEND) COMMUNITY TRAINING CENTRE (Full Time)


Community Training Centres (CTC) provide integrated education, training and work experience to young people aged between 16 and 21 years who have left school with incomplete or no formal qualifications.

Centres have been set up with the needs of the early school leaver and the young unemployed person in mind with services delivered in a friendly and informal manner. They provide a fresh opportunity for young persons to attain nationally recognised certificates at their own pace and with the assistance of supportive staff. Learners attend for a maximum period of two years and during this time, will participate in personal, social and vocational skills training leading to major awards on the National Framework of Qualifications.

Community Training Centres form part of the national Youthreach programme, a nationally coordinated programme of second-chance education and training and a central part of the Government’s contribution to the achievement of a lifelong learning society.

This CTC provides a range of vocationally focused training programmes offering QQI accreditation at Major Award Levels 3 & 4 along with other industry recognised certifications. Training courses on offer include:

• Film Making & Digital Media
• Web Design
• Sport and Health Related Fitness
• Retail Sales
• Computer Applications ICT
• Office Skills

Certification is offered in the following areas:

• QQI Level 3 Major Award 3M0935 Employability Skills
• QQI Level 3 Major Award 4M4966 Sport and Recreation
• QQI Level 3 Major Award 4M1998 Retail Sales
• QQI Level 3 Major Award 4M0855 Information and Communications Technology Skills
• European Computer Driving Licence

Following successful completion of training, learners may progress to employment or choose to pursue further education in CDETB Post Leaving Certification Colleges and Training Centres.

PLEASE NOTE: LEARNERS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE ANY FORMAL QUALIFICATIONS PRIOR TO ENTRY

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: There are no formal educational requirements.
  • Aptitude: Learners who are ready to take on new tasks, can follow direction and are moving towards independent learning.
  • Previous Experience: N/A

COURSE CONTENT

Title Award Awarding Body
Work Experience Work Experience (3N0587) QQI

FURTHER DETAILS

Learners will be able to:

1. Demonstrate personal skills that enable the learner to be effective in selected social and training
situations.

2. Display an ability to interact positively in the managed learning environment or the learner’s
individual work experience situation.

3. Use selected computer applications and communications devices and apply known solutions to a
limited range of predictable problems in the managed learning environment
or individual work experience situation.

4. Apply selected communication skills and vocational skills effectively in the managed learning
environment or individual work experience situation.

5. Observe and carry out health, safety and hygiene practices in the learning or work environment.

6. Engage productively in a supervised learning or external work experience environment.

7. Display theoretical knowledge related to vocational areas chosen by the learner as part of their
preparation for work.

8. Demonstrate specified cognitive and practical skills related to vocational areas as identified by
the learner.

9. Solve basic mathematical problems in the managed learning environment.

10. Access and use a selected range of learning resources, to sequence learning tasks, review
progress and accomplish learning targets in a supported environment.

11. Show an awareness of self responsibility by identifying individual work goals and developing a
realistic career plan relative to a variety of progression options.