Specific Skills Training (SST)

Specific Skills Training courses are designed to meet the needs of industry and business across a range of sectors leading to accreditation at Levels 4-6 on the National Framework of Qualifications or certification from a recognised external accredited body. Courses are full-time and are run all year round to facilitate those seeking employment for the first time and for persons wishing to up-date or acquire new skills to increase their future employment opportunities.
Examples of Specific Skills Training Courses in Kildare and Wicklow are:

  • Business Administration
  • Computer Applications and Office Skills
  • Door Security & Guarding Skills
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Manual and Computerised Payroll and Book-keeping
  • Maintenance Skills Technology
  • Retail Skills
  • Technical Employability Skills
  • Warehouse Operations

The duration of a Specific Skills Training Programme is determined by the requirements of each set of skills to be acquired for the occupation for which the person is being trained. Specific Skills Training programmes range from 15 to 52 weeks.

Kildare Contact Wicklow Contact
Dympna Donohoe
Contracted Training Officer
KWETB Training Services, Suite 10, Osprey Business Centre, Devoy Quarter, Naas, Co. Kildare
087 947 4343
trainingcourses@kwetb.ie
Jacqueline Wadden
Contracted Training Officer
KWETB Training Services, Church Street, Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow
087 188 9677
trainingcourses@kwetb.ie

 

John Mulcahy, Recruitment Officer
 KWETB Training Services, Suite 10, Osprey Business Centre, Devoy Quarter, Naas, Co Kildare
087 185 5293
trainingcourses@kwetb.ie

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