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SKILLS TO COMPETE- Pathway To Employment – Mincéirí Port Láirge – Formerly Waterford Traveller 2022

The programme is designed to provide training opportunities to raise competency levels of unemployed people, facilitating their progression to or towards labour market participation.

The programme aims to provide learners with the skill, knowledge and competence to obtain entry level employment or progress to further education and training while developing their key transferable and vocational employment related skills, appropriate to their identified career path. Programme content includes use of ICT applications, as well as communication skills, work experience and application of mathematical skills and a range of elective modules such as retail, security, childcare, ICT and horticulture.

This programme leads to a QQI Level 4 Major Award in General Learning.

Start Date: 30-01-2023Hours/week: 19 Hrs 00 MinsDuration: 42 weeks


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Education Requirements
Applicants seeking entry to the programme must have achieved a minimum of a QQI level 3 Major award or its equivalent prior to entry to the programme.

Age Requirements

Learning Aptitude
The programme will suit learners who have identified their career pathway and are seeking to further develop their key, employment related, transferable and vocational skills, knowledge and competence.

All participants on the programme must have received clearance through the Garda Vetting procedures before any engagement with children as part of their programme of training

Previous Experience
Alternatively, applicants may have achieved the equivalent standard of Knowledge, skill and competence through relevant work experience

Module Award Body
Communications (Community) Communications (4N0689) QQI
Information Technology Skills (Community) Information Technology Skills (4N1125) QQI
Personal Effectiveness (Community) Personal Effectiveness (4N1132) QQI
Understanding Interculturalism (Community) Understanding Interculturalism (4N1121) QQI
Customer Service (4N1989) Customer Service (4N1989) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to
work effectively in a range of community development work settings or to progress to further or higher education and training.


Waterford Traveller CDP


Unit 5, Deise House, Railway Square


  • Free Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Maria Lindell


087 719 1422