In South and East Cork 

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Location/Contact Telephone/Email/Web Type of Courses available
Ballincollig Adult Basic Education Service,
134 Castlepark
Contact: Sarah Donovan
- Personal Growth
- Local History & Heritage
- Social Media
- Maths
- Intro to Gardening
- Music Appreciation and Literacy
- Keyboard Skills
- Writing and Spelling Skills
- English as a Second LanguageACCREDITED COURSES
- Computer Skills QQI Level 2
- Food Choice & Health and Safety QQ Level 2
- Full Certificate in General Learning QQI Level 2
- Personal Effectiveness & Digital Photography QQI Level 2
- Word Processing & Internet Skills QQI Level 2
Ballincollig Community School, Innismore
Contact: Ann Marie Daly
021 - 487 1740
for more information and enrolment
- Wide range of night classes available
- Computers for Beginners
- Occupational First Aid
- Sports, Exercise and Nutrition
- Introduction to the Stock Market.
Ballincollig Family Resource Centre
The Old Village Shopping Centre,Station Road
021 – 4876295
- Wide range of courses e.g.
Grow Your Own programme
Parent Plus
SECAD’S Time to Change, Towards Occupation and AIR Start Your Own Business Programme
Department Social Protection Employment Services
Contact: Marie Harte
Meet at Westgate Foundation
To make an appointment contact.
(021) 4948900
- Advice sessions on current courses and employment opportunities held by appointment.
- Meets first and third Tuesday of month at 10.30-1PM
Headway (for people affected by brain injury and their families)
Unit B3 Link Road Business Park Ballincollig Co Cork
Contact: Carol O’Brien
- LTI Headway Vocational Skills
- It is a FETAC 3 course for people with an acquired brain injury.
- Provides certification in:
Nutrition & Healthy Options
Acquired Brain Injury Education
Career Preparation.
Work experience
It will also include an initial induction phase as well as ongoing cognitive strategies and skill sampling.
The course will run 4 mornings per week: Monday – Thursday 9.30am – 2.30pm.
The course will run from Headways Office in Carrigrohane.
National Learning Network, Cork Business & Technology Park Model Farm Road Cork
Contact: Eoin Kelly
021 434 1028
- Employer based training enables students to acquire practical skills with a host company in a skill area of their choice.
- Focus programme for students with experience of mental ill health who want to enhance personal development, physical & mental well being & vocational orientation.
SECAD courses e.g. at FACT Ballincollig Family Resource Centre 021 - 4613432
Wide range of courses for people seeking work, education, training and enterprise development.
Village Chambers, Village Centre
Contact: Kerri Fitzgerald
021 – 4666180
Wide range of wellbeing and personal development related courses including,
.SHEP Certificate in Personal Development
SHEP Certificate in Social Awareness and Community Empowerment
Short Courses including,
- Introduction to Personal Development
- Effective Communication
- Men’s Stress/Assertiveness
- Caring for our well being
- Women’s Health & Wellbeing
- Family Communication
- Seasons for Growth
CTEB Training to be held in Ballincollig Family Resource Centre Patrick Callinan
024 – 92804
086 - 8532143
- Healthcare Level 5
- Business Studies Level 5
- ECDL and Work Experience Level 4
- ESOL and IT Level 4
Westgate Foundation
West Village
Contact: Phil Lynch
021 – 4873648
- Computer club courses, Dancing, art Bowling, Tai Chi, Choral group classes
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