National Learning Network – Carrick-On-Shannon

At NLN in Carrick-on-Shannon we provide a range of free courses to people who have had an accident, illness, injury or have a disability and extra support need

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 Carrick-on-Shannon see below or call the centre today.

Contact: Sharon Thornton

Address: Hilldrum House, Leitrim Rd., Carrick on Shannon, N41 YOC9, Leitrim

Tel: 071 965 0693

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This is a two year, HSE funded course designed to empower students to make positive changes to their lives. Supporting students in developing greater levels of independence, developing social skills, managing health and well-being, We work with each student to identify their own personal goals and ways to work towards achieving them. We support community integration which helps combat isolation.

Certification: The course offers QQI qualifications at levels 2, 3 and 4.

Office & Retail Skills

This is an 18 month Mayo/Sligo/Leitrim ETB funded training course which allows students to achieve qualifications at QQI Level 4 in Office/Retail skills. The course offers on the job training as an integral part of learning, offering work placements for students with local employers specific to their area of interest. This course offers a combination classroom and work based learning. With supports in place to enhance your learning goal outcomes.

Certification: QQI Level 4 Employment Skills (4M0857).


Pathways is a 2/3 year HSE funded course which aims to support participants to identify and achieve their personal goals, educational training needs and social skills to support them to achieve greater levels of independence to enhance participation in their own communities.

The course is a combination of person centered planning, workplace experiences, centre-based education and community participation.

Certification: The course gives options to achieve QQI certification at levels 2, 3 and 4.