National Learning Network – Ennis

At NLN in Ennis we provide a range of free courses to people who have had an accident, illness, injury or have a disability and extra support needs.

Our courses are tailored to each student’s needs, to help them to build their confidence while getting practical job-seeking skills to help them get a job or go on to further training.

For more information on courses available at NLN in Ennis see below or call the centre today.

Contact: Val Real

Address: Clare FM Building, Francis Street, Ennis

Tel: 065 6864560

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Pathways to Employment

Pathways to Employment support students to explore their career opportunities and is designed to help them get and keep a job. The programme offers students the opportunity to achieve a Level 4 Major Award in General Learning. Each student will be given the opportunity to participate in work experience throughout the duration of the programme.

Certification: Level 4 Major Award General Learning 4M2010 and ECDL.

Career Start

This programme provides students with personal, social and work related skills that will enable them to progress to greater levels of employment readiness.

Students are trained to identify their strengths and goals for the future as well as exploring employment or further training opportunities through regular sampling of workplace settings. Practical skills training will be delivered using a mix of structured directed training, self-direction and one to one coaching. Training is tailored to meet individualised training and development needs through individual action planning. Certification at QQI level 3 is available for all students. Maximum duration of the programme is 18 months.

Certification: Major Award Employability Skills 3M0935.

Employer Based Training

Employer Based Training enables students to acquire practical skills with a host company in the area of their choice. The programme is a combination of on-the-job and in-centre training 60% on-the-job and 40% in-centre.

The Employer Based Training instructor supports both the student and the employer. Students choose a work experience training area that interests and suits them and the Employer Based Training instructor finds a suitable company to provide them with a work experience placement.

Certification: Major Award Employment Skills 4M0857.