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Celebrations as National Learning Network Students Graduate.
Thursday, 19th August 2010: The Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Cllr Eamonn Maloney has today presented students from National Learning Network in Tallaght and Ballyfermot with certificates marking their achievements over the past year at ceremony in The Maldron Hotel, Tallaght.
Over 135 people received certificates accredited by the Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC) and the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL). In the last year, more than 70 per cent of students from National Learning Network in Tallaght and Ballyfermot have progressed to employment and to further training.
Speaking at the event, John Doolin, Area Manager for National Learning Network in Tallaght, said, “This is a wonderful day for the students receiving these nationally-recognised awards, which is a testament to their commitment and hard work. It’s great to see them now reaping the benefits of their learning, either in further education or in local employment. All of the staff in National Learning Network centres in Tallaght and Ballyfermot congratulate them and wish them every success in the future.”
National Learning Network is the training and education division of Rehab. In Dublin,
the centres in Tallaght and Ballyfermot currently cater for 145 people on an annual basis with both vocational and rehabilitative training services. The centres offer both vocational training and rehabilitative training courses to people with a broad range of disabilities including physical, sensory, learning disabilities and mental health difficulties. National Learning Network courses are specifically designed to enable participants to learn the skills that they need to build lasting careers in jobs that reflect their interests and abilities.