***** OLDC NEWS ARCHIVE ITEM........... PUBLISHED 07.09.11 *****


FÁS, in conjunction with Offaly Local Development Company, are commencing a Local Training Initiative in Banagher, Co. Offaly.  The Landscape Construction Training Programme will commence 26th September 2011. The course is run for a duration of 26 weeks, Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 4.00pm, Friday 9.00am to 1.15pm. Normal FÁS rates apply


Purpose of Programme

To provide skills in Landscaping, Kerb, flag, pavior laying, bricklaying and plant care & maintenance. The programme will be certified at FETAC Level 4. The programme will also involve exploring self-employment, marketing & selling and presentation skills.


Modules of Study

Flag, Kerb, Pavior Laying, Plant Care & Maintenance, Plant Science (Level 5), Workplace Safety, Work Experience, Bricklaying, Communications, Information Technology, Manual Handling, Personal Effectiveness.

How to apply

To register for this course you must contact your local FÁS office.

For further information, contact Monica or Suzanne at Offaly Local Development Company on 087 6835 561

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