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Course Information:

Aim: To equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to gather information and make informed judgments about work, training and educational opportunities, and gain practice in a range of skills needed to prepare for employment.
Participant Profile: Course is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills to prepare to return to or enter into the workplace.
Duration: 4 days in a classroom setting
Status: Minor component
Credit Value: 15 credits

Programme Outcomes:

Some of the areas the learning outcomes include to:

  1.  Describe the basic principles underpinning career preparation, to include the concepts of work, career, and planning
  2.  Distinguish between different types of work such as full time, part time, temporary/contract, and casual work
  3.  Describe local or foreign work opportunities, including sources of job information, vacancies, types of work, Europass, emigration supports, and work visa requirements
  4.  Identify local training and education opportunities including education and training programmes, access routes, certification offered, and progression possibilities
  5.  Compile a personal profile by exploring interests, skills, talents, personal qualities and characteristics, values, achievements, employment preferences, goals, and matching personal characteristics to possible careers
  6.  Identify preferred personal qualities for workplace employer and employee
  7.  Practice a range of personal interactions typical of work situations.


Entry Requirement: Minimum standard of education. Strong interest in returning to work or entering the work place. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Assessment: Portfolio/ Collection of work 100% Learners will receive guidelines on completing these assessments.
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified professionals.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one and email support available from tutors throughout the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie . Discounts available if the course is booked and paid in full online.
Transfer/progression: Successful completion enables the learner to transfer to programmes leading to other certificates where this component is a mandatory or an elective requirement at Level 3 & 4.

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