Employability Skills

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in New Ross – VTOS programme Starting September 2016 (Full-time)

What’s involved?

We give people education and training opportunities which will develop their employability. By completing a VTOS course participants will gain recognised national QQI qualifications.

VTOS New Ross provides a supportive environment for learners who wish to return to education at any stage of their adult lives. You will have the chance to improve your employability skills and will be prepared to engage in further education or gain paid employment.

Who can apply?

In order to qualify for a VTOS course you must be:

  • Aged 21 years and over
  • In receipt of a Social Welfare payment for at least six months or
  • Be the dependant of someone in receipt of a social welfare payment.

At VTOS New Ross we offer a one year Employability Skills course with the option to progress onto a second year on the Culinary Skills course or the Office Skills course.

See programme outline below:

QQI Level 3 Employability Skills

·            Communications

·            Career Preparation

·            Mathematics

·            Art and Design

·            Word Processing

·            Personal Effectiveness

(Further modules to be decided)

Contact: Miranda Ó Bolguidhir, VTOS Coordinator, New Ross Adult Education Centre, Butlersland, New Ross. Telephone: 051 425034; Mobile: 086 8533658; Email: newrossvtos@wwetb.ie

Free childcare place under the Childcare Employment and Training Scheme (CETS) may be applicable.

Eligibility criteria apply. Places are limited, apply early to avoid disappointment.



  • Address Miranda, New Ross Adult Education Centre, Butlersland, New Ross, Co. Wexford
  • Phone 051 425034/086 8533658
  • Emailnewrossvtos@wwetb.ie
  • Websitewww.waterfordwexford.etb.ie
  • Category Education, General Education, IT Skills, Office Work & Administration
  • Location Co. Wexford

Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost Free if eligible
  • Course Length 1/2 years
  • Start date September to May
  • Time Daytime


Employability Skills
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Employability Skills
  • By Mary-Ruth Tobin
  • Email: adultguidance@wwetb.ie

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