First Polymer Training Skillnet is delighted to offer its full range of technical and management training courses (many of them FETAC certified ), free to eligible jobseekers. Based in Athlone since 1999, First Polymer Training is a FETAC approved centre, and delivers practical relevant training at their fully equipped facility.
The current offering is an eight-day FETAC certified Supervisory Management and Communication Skills programme to be delivered specifically to jobseekers. This programme is ideal for anyone hoping to improve their communication and supervisory skills and it will greatly enhance participants’ employment opportunities with a recognised, practical, skills-focused qualification.The programme is free to attend and jobseekers still receive their social welfare benefits in the usual way. Course notes, lunches and refreshments are also included.
There will be specific one to one mentoring during the programme and the tutor will give full support to each participant as they complete their assignments. Time will also be allocated to effective CV preparation and interview skills. On successful completion of the programme, trainees will receive two FETAC component certificates - one in supervisory management and one in communications.
Participants must also be available to take up a two three week work placement after the course has finished, where they will receive no remuneration from the host business but again benefits are not affected. This training programme will be delivered in Athlone on the following dates: November 14 - 17 and 21 - 24. Places are limited .