Unemployed training, discounts and goverment grants in Ireland

By | January 4, 2011

In the current climate New Horizons Ireland understands whether you are currently unemployed, looking for a promotion, or trying to become indispensible in your existing role, having those key skills and certifications can help you to stand out from the crowd.

New Horizons Ireland does have special offers to assist the unemployed, please do not hesitate to contact us directly with any questions that you may have.

Currently we are offering a free consultation for anyone who is looking to get back to work. During this 30 minute to 1 hour consultation you work with an certified instructor to put together a training and certification plan to get you to the skill level you you can even test drive the training for yourself. Spaces are limited and are on a first come first served basis. To reserve your space please contact us by phone or email today.

100% FAS Funded Security+ Training in Galway region:

Are you unemployed with 2 years experience in IT or a Network+ certification?

Security+ might be the next step for your career path.

Contact your local FAS employment/placement officer to see if you qualify for this course.

For a course outline please click here.

100% funding available if you are unemployed and looking for IT training and certification.

The Technical Employment Support Grant (TESG)

The Technical Employment Support Grant (TESG) allows National Employment Services Officers to support a range of responses for clients who are experiencing major barriers in progressing from unemployment to the workforce, where this need cannot be met by FÁS directly or any other state provider, within a reasonable timeframe or at a location convenient to the jobseeker. A budget of up to €1,270 (in exceptional circumstances, up to €2,500) per person may be made available for this purpose.

Referanced from Department of Trade and Employment: http://www.entemp.ie/labour/market/work.htm

New Horizons will sponsor the remaining ammount for certain courses.

How it works:

  • Visit your local FAS office and speak to your Placement Officer
  • Click for local office
  • Explain to FAS Placement Officer that you would like to attend this course to develop an Action Plan for your return to work
  • If one of our courses is essential to helping you find employment, FAS may fund the training up to 100%

Each application is considered individually by FAS and must be relevent to your Action Plan

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2 thoughts on “Unemployed training, discounts and goverment grants in Ireland

  1. thomas mcdonagh

    hi my name is thomas, i just wanted to know if i would be eligible for help with a course in ccna ccent icnd1i‘m 31 years old and along with having left school early and not sat any exams for junior or leaving certs have been umemployed most of my life.
    i have a huge desire to turn my life around and would love a career in the IT world NETWORKING to be exact the path it seems to be the icnd1 and icnd2 exams,so if you could please give me any information you have on this i would be very greatfu.thank you

    Reply
    1. liam Post author

      Hi Thomas, in order to establish eligibility you will need to contact your local FAS/SOLAS office and ask there. If you ask them about the TESG grant, that may be your best option.

      Great to hear you are interested in an IT career, we wish you the best of luck.

      If you have any more questions, you can contact us here: http://www.newhorizonsireland.ie/localweb/ireland/contact.aspx

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