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Training & Education _ FAS, Rehab & the National Learning Network

FAS, Rehab and the National Learning Network

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FAS, the state national training authority, Rehab and the National Learning Network provide many training courses for people, including disabled people. Many of these courses are provided in training centres which are accessible to disabled people, and there are special needs assistants and assistive technologies in several of them. Most of these courses are certified by FETAC, NFQ and City and Guilds and are nationally and internationally recognised.

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FAS is the national training authority in Ireland. It runs many training courses and apprenticeships which are focussed on giving people the skills to get employment. They have training centres in each county of Ireland. Most are accessible to disabled people. Under certain conditions, FÁS provides financial support in the form of Allowances to assist with its programmes, for example Training, Travel, Accommodation and Meals. Click on the following link for a listing of all FAS training courses.

Address: Galway Training Centre, Mervue Business Park, Mervue, Galway
Telephone: 091 706200
Fax: 091 753590

National Learning Network

National Learning Network is the training and employment division of the Rehab Group and an internationally recognised leader in the provision of high quality, accredited training and specialist support to people who are distant from the labour market. National Learning Network has a wealth of knowledge and experience of supporting people who might find it difficult to gain employment to develop the skills to move forward with their careers.

The organisation offers over 40 different vocational programmes which carry nationally and internationally recognised certification and are designed to lead directly to jobs or progression to further education. The organisation also provides Continuous Professional Development courses, Assessment Services for children, adolescents and adults with specific learning difficulties, and a Disability Support Service for VEC colleges in Dublin.

Entry Requirements: There are no formal entry requirements. Participants on National Learning Network courses must be between 16 and 66 years of age.

Contact Details (Galway):
Address:            National Learning Network, Horizon Business Park, Ballybrit, Galway
Telephone:        091 756650
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