New DSD employability programme for Omagh and Enniskillen

Tue, 05/03/2013 - 11:47 -- Editor

The Department for Social Development has announced funding of £300,000 for a training and employability programme in Enniskillen and Omagh.

The 2-year ‘Going Places’ programme will be delivered and managed by the South West College. The project involves a targeted training programme for the unemployed and young people who are no longer in education. 

Courses offered include: 
· car modification scheme;
· engineering courses; 
· customer service with hair, beauty and holistic therapies;
· life skills including team building and self esteem training.

The programme will also include the provision of a mentor who will support participants both during and after their training.