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Athlone Training Centre Professional Qualification

Athlone Training Centre as part of the Longford Westmeathl ETB offers specific industrial and professional qualifications that are required for employment in specific employment sectors. These courses provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies required to meet the demands of specific jobs. Examples of popular sector specific training includes: Information Technology, Beauty Therapist, Sports and Recreation Instructor and Industrial Automation training.

Professional and Industrial Qualifications

  • The Training Centre offers a wide range of courses across the following areas:
    • Business
    • Office / Administration
    • Career Planning
    • Computer Hardware / Networks
    • Computer Software
    • Computer Applications
    • Construction Related
    • Engineering Related
    • Electronics / Industrial
    • Hairdressing
    • Health / Child Care
    • Management
    • Return to Work
    • Sports / Leisure
  • The Training Centre offers a range of programmes leading to qualifications within the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
  • These include major awards at NFQ levels 5-6; minor, special purpose awards at NFQ levels 3-5; and Craft, Phase 2.
  • The Training Centre also offers through its Test Centre Professional Qualifications, such as Oracle, Abode, Cisco and Microsoft