Get that extra boost to employment from National Learning Network. Meet their team at Education Expo Written by educationexpo on August 23, 2018

National Learning Network courses

Are you in need of up-skilling in order to gain employment in your field? The latest exhibitor to join Education Expo may be what you’re looking for. National Learning Network will be discussing their training courses with prospective students. Meet them on Saturday 8th September at Serpentine Hall in the RDS.

About National Learning Network

National Learning Network provides training and specialist support to people who, for a variety of reasons, may find it difficult to gain employment.

Whatever your circumstances – whether you are long-term unemployed, have an illness or a disability – National Learning Network can help you overcome obstacles and move forward with your career and your life.

Every year, over 5,000 people of all ages and from all walks of life, come to learn and study with us at our training centres which are located in almost every county in Ireland. As Ireland’s largest non-governmental training and education organisation, we offer over 70 different training programmes from art and cookery to computer and business skills.

Over 90 per cent of those who completed our programmes last year moved on to employment or to further education and training.

NLN courses

The National Learning Network has been providing quality training programmes, vocational training and employment opportunities for people with additional support needs for over half a century. They offer specialised training courses that are nationally recognised. Furthermore, these courses are fully accredited and assist students in obtaining a job.

One of NLN’s most popular course is Vocational Skills Foundation (QQI level 3). This is a free training course that teaches the essential skills one needs to get and keep a job. The courses involves classroom-based and placement training. This way, the students is introduce to the work environment and can gain invaluable practical experience along with theory based.

The course module includes:

  • Career Preparation
  • Work Experience
  • Communications/Personal Effectiveness
  • Application of Numbers
  • Word/Excel
  • Digital Media/Internet Skills
  • Health and Fitness
  • Retail Sales Transactions




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