About Us

NAME OF CENTRE: Galway City Community Training Centre
ADDRESS: Unit 4 Liosbán Industrial Estate, Tuam Rd. Galway
TELEPHONE NUMBER: 091 – 753849
FAX NUMBER: 091 – 758053
WEBSITE:  http://galwayctc.ie
EMAIL ADDRESS: recruitgalwayctc@gmail.com




The course is for you if –

  • You are aged between 16 – 21 years
  • You are aged between 21 and 25 years (and are approved by GRETB)
  • You left school early
  • You are a lone/independent parent

It is a two year course where you will get hands on experience in one of these areas

  • Yes, the training allowance is different depending on your age
  • The hours are 8.30 to 4.00 Monday to Friday (Full time) and 8.30 to 1.30 Mon. Tues. Thurs. and Fri. (Part time)
  • You will have a QQI Level 3 Award in Employability Skills
  • You will have a QQI Level 4 Certificate in IT
  • Practical and hands on experience of the work environment with highly experienced instructors
  • A recognised qualification
  • A training allowance\ six weeks annual leave
  • A progression plan which supports learners to access employment, further training and education
  • Training within a supportive and structured environment
  • A great place to spend Monday to Friday
  • Opportunities to sample real working situations through work experience
  • Having secured a recognised qualification, learners have gained employment in restaurants, coffee shops, kitchens, hotels, takeaways, retail stores, garages, market gardens, garden centres and as landscapers. Other learners have gone on to work as legal/medical secretaries and personal assistants in offices, hospitals and financial institutions. Other learners have chosen further education: legal, medical and secretarial courses, sport and fitness courses, in Galway Community College, health care, beautician and security courses in GTI, chef traineeship in GMIT and access course in NUI Galway and GMIT.

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