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National Learning Network Fast Track To Employment General Learning 4M2010 2024

Course Duration: Up to 68 weeks

A flexible training course that enable students to gain practical skills through on the job experience with a host company in the skill area of their choice.
The course is a combination of on-the-job and in-centre training. The Fast Track to employment co-ordinator will support both the learner and the employer.
The course supports students into the workplace through 3 phases.
Phase 1 Pre-placement offers students a more intensive in-centre period to ensure they settle into the programme and they are work ready for placement.
12 weeks where the student spends 4 days in-centre and 1 day on–the-job.
Phase 2 40 weeks where the student spends 3 days in-centre and two days on–the-job.
Phase 3 The final phase, transition to employment will consist of 16 weeks where the student spends 2 days in-centre and 3 days on–the-job.

Target Award

QQI General Learning – 4M2010

Start Date: 24-06-2024 Hours/week: 31 Hrs 00 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
English And Communications Level 4 Communications (4N0689) QQI
Computer Applications Computer Applications (4N1112) QQI
Information Technology Skills Information Technology Skills (4N1125) QQI
Digital Media Technology Digital Media Technology (4N1858) QQI
Understanding Interculturism Understanding Interculturalism (4N1121) QQI
Communications (Community) Communications (4N0689) QQI
Functional Mathematics (Community) Functional Mathematics (4N2138) QQI
Work Experience (Community) Work Experience (4N1168) QQI
Teamworking (4N1169) Teamworking (4N1169) QQI
Word Processing (Ecdl) – Hours Word Processing (ECDL) (ECDL003) ICS SKILLS
Food And Nutrition (4N2830) Food & Nutrition (4N2830) QQI
Health Related Fitness (4N2666) Health Related Fitness (4N2666) QQI
Personal Effectiveness(4N1132) Personal Effectiveness (4N1132) QQI
Retail Sales Techniques – 4N1183 Retail Sales Techniques (4N1183) QQI
Workplace Safety (4N1124) Workplace Safety (4N1124) QQI
Stock Control (4N1184) Stock Control (4N1184) QQI
Retail Payment Procedures (4N1185) Retail Payment Procedures (4N1185) QQI
Ecdl – It Security (H) IT Security v6 (ECDL6-10) ICS SKILLS
Ecdl – Computer Essentials (H) Computer Essentials v6 (ECDL6-01) ICS SKILLS
Ecdl – Online Essentials (H) Online Essentials v6 (ECDL6-02) ICS SKILLS
ECDL – Advanced Presentation Skills Advanced Presentations (ECDL) (ECDLAM6) ICS SKILLS
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have acquired a broad range of personal skills which will enable personal development and active citizenship, and/or to progress to employment and/or further education or training.


National Learning Network Wexford Rehab Group


Swan Training Services, The Faythe, Wexford


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Vivienne Brady


053 9147279