Step Up Project

Programme Description 

12 week Programme: 3 Programmes between November 2021- December 2022.
Supports Young People aged 16-29 yrs who have Mild Disabilities or Mild Mental Health Concerns, living in Offaly.
Identifying Personal Barriers through Individual Assessment, Guidance & Support. Internally delivering Employment Focused Training. Signposting & Supporting to Gain & Maintain Training, Education & Employment. 

Training Course Name  

The Step Up Project

Who is it suitable for? 

Suitable for people with Mild Disabilities & Mild Mental Health Concerns who want to Progress into Employment. Young People requiring an extra layer of support to get them across the line & into the open Job Market.

What is the course content? 

Career Skills
It Skills
Personal Development

Course Times? 

10-1 Monday
10-1 Wednesday

Tuesdays from 10am to 1pm
One hour of 1:1 Support per week with the Support Worker to create a Personal Progression Plan.


Living in Offaly 16-29yrs old.

When does the next course start? 

The next project cycle starts in March and we take participants referrals on a rolling basis

What Days will the Training be on? 


We also have group work on Tuesdays from 10am to 1pm, Careers Portal

How will the course be delivered? 


What support do you offer to Learners? 

Identifying barriers to Employment
Creating a Personal Action Plan
Participation in a Group setting with Peers.
Upskilling, Training & Support. 

Is the Course certified? 

Some modules are accredited.;

Is there a fee to take part? 


What are the maximum number of participants taken on the course? 



"Step Up was a necessary worthwhile Stepping Stone that I needed to Mature, Grow and build Resilience for Further Education & Working Life Interactions. All while improving my Routine & meeting several amazing people along the way"

" They go above & beyond to help you to be the person you are, and the person you can be" 


For further information contact:

Hazel Daly
Support Worker
Tel. 087 700 2521

Sometimes the Smallest Step in the Right Direction ends up being the Biggest Step of your Life.This project was approved by Government with Support from The Dormant Accounts Fund.