Galway Rural Development brings Learning for Life roadshow countywide

The Galway Rural Development SICAP team (l to r): Clara Cashman, Aoibheann McCann, Freeda Garman, and Fiona Blaney, pictured at the launch of the Learning for Life Autumn Roadshow which will showcase information on free training, job opportunities, and apprenticeships for jobseekers as well as workshops on CV preparation and interview skills. Photo: Michael Burke.

The Galway Rural Development SICAP team (l to r): Clara Cashman, Aoibheann McCann, Freeda Garman, and Fiona Blaney, pictured at the launch of the Learning for Life Autumn Roadshow which will showcase information on free training, job opportunities, and apprenticeships for jobseekers as well as workshops on CV preparation and interview skills. Photo: Michael Burke.

The Galway Rural Development SICAP team launch the autumn Learning for Life Roadshow this week with details of workshops on CV preparation and interview skills as well as an interesting line-up of information on apprenticeships, job opportunities, and free training courses available throughout County Galway. Members of the public are welcome to this free event, in particular people who are currently at home or not in the workforce.

The events, which are free of charge, run from 10am to 1pm every day and kick off on Tuesday September 12 in Peacockes of Maam Cross, followed by The Maldron Hotel in Oranmore on Wednesday September 13, the following week Portumna Community Hall on Tuesday September 19, and The Oaklands Hotel, Glenamaddy, on Wednesday September 20. The roadshow will be in The Ard Rí Hotel, Tuam, on Thursday September 28 and in Ballinasloe’s Shearwater Hotel on Wednesday October 4. Fáilte roimh chách – all are welcome.

Learning for Life will showcase job opportunities, apprenticeships, and free courses and training provided by GRETB (formerly VEC ), VTOS, Galway Rural Development Company, post Leaving Cert courses, Department of Social Protection, Equal Ireland, Adult Literacy, Athlone Institute of Technology, NUI Galway, GMIT, and other colleges throughout the county. Local employers with jobs in hospitality and homecare sectors will be on hand also.

The Learning for Life series is part of the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP ) and Galway Rural Development Company is delivering this programme in County Galway.

Check out www.grd.ie for full details or find Galway Rural Development on Facebook for updates. You can also contact GRD’s adult education officers Freeda or Clara for a free and confidential advisory session to help you make a plan for the future - call 091 844335 or email [email protected].

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