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At NLN in Waterford we provide a range of free courses to people who have had an accident, illness, injury or have a disability and extra support needs.
Our courses are tailored to each student's needs, to help them to build their confidence while getting practical job-seeking skills to help them get a job or go on to further training.
For more information on courses available at NLN in Waterford see below or call the centre today.
- Unit 7, IDA Industrial Estate,
Cork Road, Waterford
- 051 359220
- 051 357897
Courses in this Centre
The Cara Outreach Support Service provides specialised support to individuals with a diagnosis of Asperger's Syndrome. This is a proactive, flexible service providing person centred support. This service provides training responsive to needs arising from the triad of impairments associated with Asperger's Syndrome.
A competency based catering course certified by QQI. Included are job specific skills, also compensatory education. Work experience is a significant element of the course. The course is designed to give students the skills and work behaviours needed to obtain and retain employment in the hotel, catering and tourism sector.
Equips students with the skills and competencies in computer software applications and general office skills to enable them to access further training or employment. Work placement is also part of the programme.
EBT is an innovative training programme that allows people to train in an employer's business or company while still enjoying all the supports that exist in the training centre.
EBT works on the principle that the student chooses the training option best suited to them and National Learning Network facilitates that choice.
A flexible course that enables students to get practical skills with a host company in the retail industry. The course is a mix of on-the-job and in-centre training. The course co-ordinator will support both the student and employer. Skills in the workplace are gained through a combination of practical demonstration, instruction, supervised practice, etc. Learners progress through the programme at a pace which is suited to their individual needs and abilities.
Options is a rehabilitative training programme that allows students to access a wide variety of training areas with individual supports in the training centre. This will assist them to make the most of these opportunities.
Options allows the trainees to work on a range of skills: vocational, occupational and personal. These skills help to develop the knowledge, confidence and resources needed to access employment, further training and options in the wider community.