Fulltime Classroom Generic programmes and qualifications

National Learning Network Employer Based Training 4M0857 – 2024

52 weeks To address the identified training needs of people with disabilities who are experiencing exclusion and labour market disadvantage by providing learner-focused training and related services to assist the learner to achieve a nationally recognised qualification, which will aid progression to further training and/or education and employment.

Target Award

QQI Employment Skills – 4M0857

Start Date: 22-07-2024 Hours/week: 31 Hrs 15 Mins Duration: 52 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements

Please refer to Programme Descriptor for Programme Aims and Objectives

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Communications (4N0689) Communications (4N0689) QQI
Business English Business English (4N1108) QQI
Functional Mathematics (Community) Functional Mathematics (4N2138) QQI
Work Experience (Community) Work Experience (4N1168) QQI
Information Technology Skills (4N1125) Information Technology Skills (4N1125) QQI
Customer Service (4N1989) Customer Service (4N1989) QQI
Personal Effectiveness(4N1132) Personal Effectiveness (4N1132) QQI
Workplace Safety (4N1124) Workplace Safety (4N1124) QQI
Career Planning 4N1109 Career Planning (4N1109) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have acquired a broad range of generic skills which will enable employment, under direct supervision, in a variety of sectors, or progression to further education or training.




Unit 7, IDA Industrial Estate, Cork Road, Waterford


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Kitty Galvin Hennessy


051 359220