Training & Upskilling Expo to be held in Cork city on 30 April


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Training & Upskilling Expo to be held in Cork city on 30 April

Tuesday 23 April 2019

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection will host a Training and Upskilling event in its Intreo Centre at Hanover Street, Cork city on Tuesday 30 April from 1.00pm to 4.00pm. The main focus of the event is to support for jobseekers with getting back into employment.
 
Over 20 local education providers will be attending the event including UCC, CIT, FIT, Skillnet, Innopharma Labs, local ETB Colleges and National Learning Network. Representatives from these and other training institutions and colleges will be on-hand to give course information and one-to-one career advice.
 
Visitors to the event will also have an opportunity to speak to representatives of the Cork Job Club, Dress for Success, Peil Progamme for Women Returners and the Cork Adult Guidance Service.

The Department strongly encourages jobseekers to avail of the opportunity to visit the event where they can meet directly with training providers and discuss the opportunities that would best suit them to upskill or retrain to get back into employment.

Commenting on the event, Marie O’Flynn, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection Divisional Manager, Cork said:

“There are currently many job opportunities in Cork and we welcome this event to work with education and training providers to train and upskill people who are interested in living and working in Cork. All age groups are welcome and together we can help families and individuals build diverse and sustainable futures.”
 

Those who wish to attend are asked to bring their PPS details with them for registration purposes on the day.
All are welcome and admission is free.
 
ENDS
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

Last modified:23/04/2019