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National "Foot in the Door" Events - FREE - FREE - FREE - FREE

ICOS Skillnet will be running this event in Thurles, Co. Tipperary, in conjunction with employers from the Co-Operative Sector, which is aimed at “Supporting Job Creation and Employability in the Co-Operative Sector” and helping unemployed persons, to enhance their chances of gaining employment within this sector.

What will YOU get from these events:

  • 2 x introductory training sessions, that will enhance your skills base
  • An opportunity to meet with perspective employers
  • An opportunity to access FREE Training Courses, relevant to the skills requirements by employers, not only within the Co-Op Sector but across all industries.
  • An opportunity to Network and make new contacts.

Venue:                 Anner Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

 Date:                     28th August  2014

Times:                  14.00 – 17.30


2nd September 2013 Limited number of places still available on Full Time VTOS course, mornings only. Please contact us as soon as possible if interested in further information as classes this week.

Itinerary for the day:

14.00                     -             Welcome & Launch

14.15 – 15.00      -             CV Preparation & Interview Skills

                -                             Billy Bloom – Future People

15.00 – 15.45      -            Introductory Training Session on the Retail Skills for the Agri-Store Business

                                               Keith Harford – Keith Harford Retail & Business Advisers

15.45 – 16.15      -             Break

16.15 – 17.00      -             Employers Briefing to the unemployed

17.00 – 17.30      -             Open Networking Session to meet and greet the Employers

17.30                     -               Close of Event

For Eligibility Criteria, please visit:

To register to attend, please contact Breeda or Billy on 01-6131348 or on email: 


29th of August. Enrolment for Autumn 2013 10am - 12 noon


1st of July 2013. Change of organisation   North Tipperary VEC amalgamated with South Tipperary VEC on 1st July 2013.

The amalgamated organisation is known as Tipperary Education and Training Board (ETB)

These changes are brought about by the commencement of the Education and Training Boards Act on 1st July, 2013.


26th June 2013. Annual Awards Day


19 December 2012. Christmas Event


3 July 2012. Official opening.