IRD Duhallow Training Courses for Autumn 2018

The new IRD Duhallow Training Courses Brochure ( Autumn/Winter 2018) is currently being distributed across the Duhallow region. There are seventy odd courses that will be run this Autumn in the following sectors: Business / Career Preparation / Marketing & Sale / Food / Agriculture / Horticulture / Health & Safety / Health Care / Human Resource / It / Personal Development / Warehousing / Craft.

The list of courses is below, but for full details read the brochure from IRD Duhallow  here [read more …] “IRD Duhallow Training Courses for Autumn 2018”

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre Reopens after the Summer

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre is now reopened after the Summer Break. Classes for the coming term September – December include:

  • Digital Media (developing skills in Social Media eg: Facebook, Twitter, Digital Cameras etc.),
  • Personal Decision Making,
  • Driver Theory Course,
  • General Learning (One to one and small group tuition
    available for adults who would like to build confidence with reading,
    writing, spelling and maths skills needed for work and everyday life)
  • Computer Courses (beginners to advanced classes),
  • English Language (speaking and writing in good English),
  • Arts and Crafts and Singing.

An Open Day will be held on Thursday 6th September from 10.30 am to 1.30pm in the Adult Learning Centre, Main Street (2 doors up from Aisling gift shop). Tutors will be on site to take registrations, give details about course contents and starting dates and times. If you cannot attend for registration but would like to attend classes, you can contact Marie on 086 7707301 Mondays and Thursdays only. All classes are free to over 18’s on a Social Welfare Benefit.

Upcoming Courses at IRD Duhallow

Infection Prevention and Control 5th February 9.30am – 5.30pm  €200.00 10 Nights
Advanced Excel by Night 5th & 12th Feb 7pm – 10pm  €100.00 2 Nights
Performance Management 7th February 9.30am – 5.30pm  €150.00 1 Day
End of Life Awareness Training 7th February 6pm- 9pm  €20.00 1 Day
Lamh 2 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th Feb 7pm – 9.30pm €200 8 Nights
Risk Management 9th February 10am – 1.30pm €60 ½ Day
OFA by Night 19th-24th Feb 7pm- 9.30pm €199 5 Nights
EPI Pens 20th February 9.30am – 1pm €75.00 1 Day
Tele Sales 21st February 9.30am – 5.30pm  €125.00 1 Day
Search Engine Optimisation 28th February 9.30am – 4.30pm €75 1 Day
Payroll QQI L5  22nd Mar – 24th May 6.30pm – 9.30pm  €350.00 10 Nights
Project Management QQI L6 5th, 6th & 14th March 9.30am – 5.30pm  €540.00 3 Days
Intermediate Sugar Craft 1st March 7pm – 9pm €996 Nights
Supervisory Management QQI L6 6th February 6.30pm – 9.30pm  €450.00 10 Nights
Bright Pay Payroll 6th March 9.30am – 5.30pm  €150.00 1 Day
CPR 7th March 6pm – 9pm  €20.00 1 Day
GDPR & Data Protection 15th March 9.30am – 5.30pm €991 Day
Customs 22nd March 9.30am – 5.30pm  €225.00 1 Day
Intermediate Excel 27th March 9.30am – 5.30pm  €100.00 1 Day
Training Delivery & Evaluation 28th March 9.30am – 5.30pm  €450.00 5 Days
Continence Promotion and Nutrition Training 18th April 6pm – 9pm  €20.00 1 Day
Patient Moving and Handling Instructor 19th & 26th April 9.30am – 5.30pm  €300.00 3 Days
Safeguarding Training 4th April 6pm – 9pm  €20.00 1 Day
Advanced Excel by Day 17th April 9.30am – 5.30pm  €100.00 1 Day
Pivot Table Training 25th April 7pm – 9.30pm  €60.00 1 Night

Courses can be booked online by clicking on irdduhallow.com/upcoming-events/

New video advertising platform by DTMarketing

Introducing a new video advertising platform by DTMarketing. This digital T.V show will focus on all things community featuring business experts to showcase their tips and tricks. This is a great opportunity to advertise in front of a targeted audience. Attractive prices available. Email <email> for further information.

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre – reopening after Christmas

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre,
Main Street, Millstreet

The Adult Learning Centre is re-opening for classes next week starting 15th January. There are 63 Learners registered with the Centre at this present time and subjects offered include; Beginner Computers, Improver Computers, Advanced Computers, Reading, Writing, Quantitative Problem Solving, Social Media Skills ,Technology, Desktop Publishing, Arts , Crafts and Design and Community Singing. The time-table is on display in the Centre. There are vacancies also for learners who might prefer one to one private tuition. For further information on proposed classes for Spring call Marie on 086 7707301 or email <email>

Award for Annmarie

Popular singer Annmarie O’Riordan from Rathcoole obtained top marks in her specialism and received the Award for Excellence in Theology and Religious Education at the Annual Mary Immaculate College Award Ceremony in Limerick.  This was Annmarie’s specialist area while completing the Bachelor of Education Degree Programme. The prestigious award was presented to Annmarie  by Professor Eamonn Conway (Head of Theology Department, Mary Immaculate College) and Dr. Patricia Kieran (Religious Education Lecturer, Mary Immaculate College).

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre Graduation

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre is proud to acknowledge the presentation of Level 2 and Level 3 Module Certificates to present Students from Nuala White, ALO with Cork Education and Training Board. Included in the photo are Siobhan Henley (Tutor) and Marie Twomey (Resource Worker and Tutor). The Adult Learning Centre provides tuition for anyone over 18 years who would like to return to Education or up-skill in specific subjects. There are 63 Learners registered with the Centre at this present time and subjects offered include; Beginner Computers, Improver Computers, Advanced Computers, Reading, Writing, Quantitative Problem Solving, Social Media Skills (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest etc) Technology, Desktop Publishing, Arts , Crafts and Design and Community Singing. There are vacancies also for learners who might prefer one to one private tuition. For further information on proposed classes for January 2018 call Marie on 086 7707301 or email <email>
— Photographs below by: Justin Black, Justborn Photography, West End, Millstreet

[read more …] “Millstreet Adult Learning Centre Graduation”

Schools Closed Tomorrow Due to Ophelia

Due to the STATUS RED Weather Warning for Ex Hurricane Ophelia, all schools and colleges in the country will to remain closed tomorrow, as confirmed by the Department of Education confirms. More details on Independent.ie

(thanks to the Boys National School, and Presentation National School for letting us know regardless)

Social Media Beginner’s Course

Social Media Beginner’s Course

A six week course covering Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Video Calls, Online Shopping, Pinterest and more.

Where: DTMarketing, Main Street, Millstreet, Co. Cork
When: Every Tuesday evening
Commencement Date: 5th September 2017
Time: 7.30pm to 9pm
Cost: Introductory Offer €50

Suitable for Social Media beginner’s. Facebook users who want to engage more online, people who have family and friends abroad.
Contact Sarah on 087 3528486

dtmarketing.ie | facebook: DTmarketing20 | twitter: DTmarketing20

Volunteers for English Conversation Classes

Could you give an hour a week to help an asylum seeker improve their English? We need volunteers for our English Conversation Class.

The ‘class’ is an informal small conversational group where learners have an opportunity to practice and improve their English. You don’t need teaching experience, but if you have all the better.

Support and resources will be provided. For further information contact Mike Riordan, Drishane Castle (086) 4106364.

Marie Awarded Prestigious DAAD Scholarship

Marie Farrell, from Millstreet, Co. Cork, and 2nd year BA student of French and German Studies at Mary Immaculate College, has been awarded a prestigious DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship to study in Germany.

The funding awarded will allow her to participate in a four-week German Studies summer course at the University of Munich (LMU), comprising language, literature and cultural studies. The LMU is recognized as one of Europe’s premier academic and research institutions and has continuously been placed as the top German university in The World University Rankings.  [read more …] “Marie Awarded Prestigious DAAD Scholarship”

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre reopening after the Christmas Break

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre, based in Main Street (2 doors up from Aisling Shop) is back in action again after the Christmas Break.

Classes include:

  • Basic Computers,
  • Advanced Computers,
  • Word Processing,
  • English for beginners,
  • Advanced English,
  • English Reading and Writing,
  • Using Technology(smart phones and laptops), and
  • Skills for Work night classes for Farmers.

Most classes run between 1 and ½ and 3 hours one day a week, depending on level.

This term, we also have a new programme of Intensive tuition based around Computer Skills that incorporates 6 hours of classes per week for 14 weeks. If you are interested in any of the above mentioned classes, please call into the centre on Monday 16th January or Ring Marie on 086 -7707301.

Classes open to Adults over 18 years, early school leavers, those on Welfare payments, retired people, stay at home mothers/fathers or anyone who would like to upskill. Everybody welcome.

Can you be Happier at Work?

can-you-be-happier-at-workAIB & Macroom E Enterprise Centre, Macroom are hosting a Women in Business Event – “Can you be happier at work?” on Thursday, 24th November 2016 in Ardilaun Suite, Castle Hotel, Macroom, Co Cork from 11am – 1pm.

With guest speakers Rena Buckley: Chartered Physiotherapist and Cork GAA All Star, Tanya Daunt-O’Keeffe: Action for Happiness Course Facilitator/Positive Psychology, Well-being and Mindfulness Coach – Sonas Coaching.Light Refreshments will be served at 11.30am

RSVP by 21st November 2016: Email: <email> / Ph: 086 040392477

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre Open Day

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre is hosting an Open Day

on Thursday 8th September from 10am to 12 noon

at Main Street, Millstreet
( 2 doors up from AISLING gift shop).

Course tutors will be present to explain about upcoming classes and to give information about content of courses, dates, times and necessary criteria. The Adult Learning Centre is run by CETB (Cork Education Training Board) and classes are open to Adults over 18 years and are fully funded. If you are interested in classes please call in to register or if you cannot attend the open day, contact Marie on 086 7707301.

Would you give one hour a week to help an asylum seeker improve their English?

Would you give one hour a week to help an asylum seeker improve their English?

Many of the daily tasks that we take for granted such as shopping, visiting the doctor, helping children with homework, are extremely difficult when English is not your first language. If you are interested in helping asylum seekers improve their English, contact Mike Riordan, Drishane Castle (086) 4106364.

Helping Others to speak English

Could you give an hour a week to speak English with an asylum seeker?

Many of the daily tasks that we take for granted such as shopping, visiting the doctor, helping children with homework, are extremely difficult when English is not your first language. We need volunteers to help asylum seekers improve their English? Support and resources will be provided.

For further information contact Mike Riordan, Drishane Castle (086) 4106364.

Human Resources Management Programme for SMEs

https://www.localenterprise.ie/CorkNorthandWest/Image-Gallery/LEO-BILINGUAL-LOGO.jpgMillstreet E-Centre willl host a three day Human Resource Management Programme for SMEs run by LEO (Local Enterprise Office Cork North & West):

  • Day 1. Practical Employment Law Workshop (including NERA)
  • Day 2. Performance Management Workshop
  • Day 3. Recruitment and Disciplinary Skills Workshop

Millstreet E Centre; Tuesday 9th, 16th, 23rd June 2015; 9.30am -4.30pm

Book online through the LEO website – http://bit.ly/1yuAg3z