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Programme Title: General Learning

Major Award: NFQ Level 4 Certificate in General Learning 4M2010

Programme Structure: One Year Full Time - September to June

Funding:          VTOS Grant funded (see notes on VTOS)


Programme Overview

This programme is ideally suited to adults returning to education after a length of time. This programme facilitates progression to further studies at Level 5 and 6 (Post Leaving Certificate) on the National Framework of Qualifications and further to Third Level as well as enhancing the employability of the student.



Programme Objectives

  • To provide a programme of learning that is general in nature and flexible in structure so that the student has the maximum opportunity to improve their communication, numerical, ICT, planning and problem solving skills
  • To facilitate the student to explore new vocational areas such as Work Experience or with a view to upskilling, developing new skills and exploring concepts and subjects that may interest the student in future programmes or employment
  • To enhance the student’s confidence in their ability and to build on their skills and potential



Programme Content


Autumn Term                                                              Spring Term

Computer   Applications

Work   Experience

Understanding   Interculturalism

Business   Calculations

Information   Technology Skills

Personal   & Interpersonal Development