Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Computers for over 55’s

Basic computers will begin again at Avondhu Blackwater Partnership, The Showgrounds, Fermoy for over 55’s throughout the North Cork area.  If you have not completed this course already and would like to learn how to email, carry out a transaction online, Skype your friends and family or if there is something in particular that you…

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Avondhu Blackwater Towards Occupation Support Returns to Fermoy

Are you experiencing emotional and/or mental health challenges? Have you experienced a set-back in life? Have you been out of work for a long period of time? Would you like to boost your confidence and self-esteem? Would you like to bring about positive change in your life? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then Towards Occupation may be for you.

Diploma in Seafood Innovation UCC

The Irish seafood sector is expected to increase in both value and employment levels between now and 2020. This Diploma programme has been developed by University College Cork in conjunction with Bord Iascaigh Mhara and aims to improve the skills level of those at work in the seafood industry and is in line with the…

Diploma in Speciality Food Production UCC

In recent years there has been considerable growth in the small food enterprise sector. This sector is characterised by craftsmanship and a high hand-made element, producing low volume, high quality food. Amongst the product range are numerous varieties of farmhouse cheeses, smoked fish, fresh and specialist meats, preserves, granola/muesli, confectionery and organic produce. This course…

Road Safety Education Service

As part of the RSA’s commitment to bringing road safety into all communities, it has set up a Nationwide Road Safety Education Service.  A team of road safety educators are available to travel to your pre-school, school, college, community, place of work etc and deliver established and effective programmes to everyone which tackle all elements of…

Working with the unemployed? UCC has a new part-time course for you!

Apply now for autumn courses in Cork, Dublin and Waterford .Applications are currently being accepted for our 9 month part-time Certificate in Career Needs Assessment, Planning and Support for Work (NFQ level 7) in Cork, Dublin and Waterford this autumn Offered in association with the Irish Institute of Training and Development (IITD), this 9 month part-time programme provides an opportunity for all those…

Train the Trainer FETAC 6

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership are delivering a well recognised and well respected FETAC 6 training. Aimed at those who are job seeking and who wish to engage in a course that will fine tune their practical skills for delivering training and their presentation skills as well as their understanding of learning theory, training needs analysis, training methodologies, evaluation…

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Towards Occupation

Towards Occupation is specifically targeted at those individuals feeling isolated, and lacking in self-esteem. There will be a particular focus on confidence building with a view to preparing participants to progress to mainstream training or education. The key objectives of the Training Programme are to: • Provide support, guidance and training to individuals experiencing mental ill-health. •…

Springboard Courses

Free part-time courses Springboard offers a choice of 204 free, part-time courses in higher education from certificate, to degree, to post-graduate level. See Search courses for full details Graduate with skills in growing sectors All courses lead to qualifications in enterprise sectors which are growing and need skilled personnel, including information and communications technology (ICT); manufacturing; international…

‘Involving Volunteers in Non-Profit Organisations’

Cork Volunteer Centre, in conjunction with Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Ltd, is hosting an information session on  ‘Involving Volunteers in Non-Profit Organisations’ On: Wednesday 27th November In: Fermoy, Co. Cork  This 2 hour session is aimed at non-profit organisations setting out on the path of engaging volunteers in their groups and is free of charge to attend.  It is designed to help groups understand the best…

Basic Computer Course for Over 55’s at Conna Social Centre

A basic computer course will begin at Conna Social Centre for over 55’s on Wednesday evening from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Learn at your own pace to send Email, surf the Internet, download digital photographs to your computer, learn about online banking, Government services, join a social networking site, learn about Internet security, or be able to contact family and friends…

UCC Cheese Science and Technology Training Course – 4-6 December 2013

Introduction This intensive three-day course will provide participants with knowledge of the principles of the science of cheese manufacture and ripening in addition to covering yield efficiency, processed cheese, quality assurance, product diversification and future technological challenges facing the cheese industry. This course will span the range from introductory to advanced topics. There will be…

Certificate in Cultural Heritage Tourism

Overview: Cultural heritage includes the full range of our inherited monuments, beliefs, traditions, buildings, customs and culture. It is an important part of Ireland’s identity, and contributes in a major way to the economy through the tourism sector. Heritage is a subject of active public and political debate. It contributes to the construction of national…

Are you Eligible for free, part-time courses in higher education through Springboard?

Springboard offers a choice of 204 free, part-time courses in higher education from certificate, to degree, to post-graduate level. See Search courses for full details. All courses lead to qualifications in enterprise sectors which are growing and need skilled personnel, including information and communications technology (ICT); manufacturing; international financial services; and key skills for enterprise to trade…