New year means new beginnings so it is time to consider re-training to change career or learn a new skill. The GRETB Training Centre in Mervue is celebrating 50 years training in the west in 2019, and you can be part of the celebrations.
The training centre offers full time day, evening, and Saturday courses and is continuously developing new options to meet the needs of learners and industry. Completing a course can offer many benefits from a personal and career perspective and can give access to new and different opportunities for the future.
GRETB Training Centre courses include:
IT: Helpdesk fundamentals, web design, MySQL, CCNA, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA cloud essentials, and Java programming.
Engineering: CAD/CNC milling and turning and oxy-acetylene, ARC, MIG, and TIG welding.
Transport: Bus driving and HGV rigid and artic.
Others: Manual and computerised payroll and bookkeeping, cleanroom and packaging operations, pharmacy retail skills, sports recreation, ECDL, supervisory management, start your own business, reception and clerical skills, door security and guarding skills, and first aid responder, and more.
The apprenticeship scheme for Galway and Roscommon is administered from the GRETB Training Centre. For more information about apprenticeships, including new apprenticeships in accounting technician and insurance practitioner, visit the apprenticeship website www.apprenticeship.ie
The centre has fully equipped classrooms, IT suites, and workshops. Courses are certified and accredited by national and internationally recognised examining and professional bodies. The training centre offers literacy and numeracy support services tailored to course content.