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Are you a professional who has been made redundant and are you interested in:
•Participating in a work placement programme?
•Using your skills, keeping them current?
•Exploring employment options that maximise your strengths?
•Availing of mentor support as you develop career options?
•Developing new skills in new areas?
•Achieving an Institute for Leadership and Management Award in Leadership and a FETAC Level 5 Award?
This programme, provided by the Labour Market Activation Fund and operated by the Department of Education and Skills, is definitely for you!
•Complete the Expression of Interest form with your C.V. outlining your skills and areas of interest
•Participate in a telephone interview to determine suitability and applicability
•Participate in 10 days formal training (spread over 14 weeks) designed to support those made redundant
•Work in a company for 12 weeks gaining experience and ensuring your skills are practically applied
•Avail of one-to-one mentor support throughout your placement experience
•Develop a network of support to revitalise your career
Note: Participating in this programme will NOT affect your Social Welfare Benefits.
What’s In It For You?
•Develop your skills
•Back to work – work on a relevant project
•Maintain your motivation and confidence
•Actively participate in securing your future
•Develop new networks
•Maximise the support of one-to-one mentoring
Hope this is usefull to someone!