Will i be able to maintain my benefits ?
Full benefits will be maintained.
Candidates who are in receipt of a reduced rate of Jobseekers’
Assistance (JA) and who are aged 25 or under may be paid a maximum
rate of €160 per week, subject to means testing


What other benefits are there ?
Meal & Travel allowance available
Assistance with the costs of registered childcare/creche
All books and equipment supplied

What kind of social acivities are there ?
Day trips to historical, cultural & geographical sites
Walks and field trips to National Park
Visits to local gym, Pitch and Putt etc
Tea/Coffee is available in canteen at morning and lunch breaks


What supports do you provide ?
Career Guidance Counselling
Personal Counselling
Access to IT and Study Room
Literacy and Nemeracy Support


What Opportunities will VTOS offer me?

  • A chance to continue your education and training.
  • A chance to develop new skills.
  • A chance to gain certification at a range of levels.
  • A chance to find good employment.


How will QQI awards benefit me ?

QQI awards

  • are quality assured 
  • are nationally and internationally recognised 
  • offer access to further and higher education and training opportunities 
  • are recognised by employers


What does the programme involve ?

  • Courses include a wide range of subjects and activities.
  • Certification is available at a range of levels, including the Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate, QQI Level 3, Level 4 and Level 5 Certificates, and City & Guilds Certificates.
  • Courses last for up to two years.