Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020

Programmes 

PEIL: Programme for entrepreneurship

Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN)

SECAD is leading a new Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) project to support female entrepreneurs living in Cork and Limerick who have a concrete business idea and wish to become self-employed or who are already in the early stages of business development.

Minister of State for Justice David Stanton TD, Suzanne Kearney, Assistant CEO SECAD, Dorothy O’Tuama, Lee Valley Taste Trails and Toni McCaul, SECAD, Programme Manager.

The programme is providing accredited training as well as business and employment supports including personal development and business skills training, one to one and group mentoring, female ‘role model’ sharing of experience and support, themed networking and experiential learning events, formation and facilitation of the facilitated networking sessions and a range of other supports.

SECAD is working in partnership with Ballyhoura Development in Limerick and Cork Institute of Technology’s Rubicon Centre and Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence on its delivery.

The WREN Project is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020 to promote entrepreneurial skills and business start-up amongst women in the region.

To find out more information and register your interest in the second phase of the programme, please contact SECAD at info@secad.ie/021 4613432

 

PEIL: Programme for employability 

Healthcare Opportunities Programme

SECAD Partnership is a partner in a Healthcare Opportunities Training project led by  project led by Ballyhoura Development.

The Healthcare Opportunities programme will be run at various locations throughout Cork and Limerick over a three year period offering participants the opportunity to gain a Healthcare Assistant Level 5 qualification.

The programme is specifically aimed at women who have been out of the workforce and who are not in receipt of a Jobseekers Allowance (for all other payments, please contact us and we can advise you on eligibility).

The programmes will appeal to women who are interested in training to work as a care assistant in a care home, community setting or a hospital. The training is free, flexible and an excellent way to upskill and gain a new career option.

The programme is co-funded by the Irish Government through the Dept of Justice, Equality and Inclusion and the European Social Fund through the Programme for Employment, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020. Funding is being provided under the Employability strand of PEIL, to promote gender equality and to create new employment opportunities for women.

If you are interested, please call Vicki Kelly on 087 3712690 or SECAD on 021-4613432.

An information session is planned for November 10th at SECAD in Midleton at 11 am. Call in on the day to find out more.

 

 

 

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