National Learning Network – Wexford Town

At NLN in Wexford 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 Wexford see below or call the centre today.

Contact: Vivienne Brady

Address: The Faythe, Wexford

Tel: 053 914 7279

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Retail and Tourism

This course is designed to help students develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to get a job in retail or hospitality sector. Each student gets the opportunity to do a work placement within a retail environment to get real-life work experience. At the end of this students will be ready to get a job or go onto further training or education.

Certification: QQI Level 4 in Retail Skills.

Fast Track to Employment

Employer Based Training aims to provide high quality vocational training to assist people to learn the skills they need to secure and sustain employment. It combines classroom training and an employer-based training placement each week for the duration of the programme.

It provides an opportunity to get real life training and experience in a job that you want. We work with local employers and international companies throughout the Fingal region. Students can move to employment at any time. The aim of the course is to train and help you move to employment when you find the right job at the right time.

Certification: QQI Level 4 General Learning (4M2010).

Business Administration

The Business and IT course has been designed to give students an opportunity to learn skills that will help them to get an admin job or to move on to third level education. Students will work towards achieving a QQI Level 5 Major Award in Business, this may include the completion of the ECDL for those participants who do not already have one. Skills needed in the workplace are acquired through a combination of practical demonstration, instruction and supervised practice.

Certification: QQI Level 5 Office Administration (5M1997).

Option/Rehabilitative Training

This programme aims to facilitate students to sample a range of rehabilitative and occupational options and to develop the skills, knowledge, confidence and resources to get a job or further training and to look at their options in the wider community.

Certification: QQI Level 3 Employment Skills.

Career Focus

The Career Focus Programme will help participants explore their career and further education options and give the opportunity to gain the QQI Level 3 qualification in Employability Skills. The experienced staff team at NLN will support and work with individuals to build on their self-confidence and focus on their wellbeing.

Certification: QQI Level 3 Employability Skills.