VTOS (Vocational Training
Opportunities Scheme)

The Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) is a second chance education and training scheme for adults which provides courses of up to two years duration for jobseekers.  Courses are useful as routes into both further study and employment.

Prospective students need to be over 21 and in receipt of a DSP payment for 6 months prior to joining the course.

There are a variety of subject areas to choose from including Information Technology, Information Processing, Software Development, Art, Craft & Design, and Business Studies. QQI Level 5 courses are available.

Applications for places will be invited in May/June of each year. Priority will be given to applicants with lower levels of formal education.

VTOS Contacts & Locations

Maria Ryan
VTOS Co-ordinator
Athlone Training Centre
Co Westmeath
N37 X985
09064 24200
086 8522795
[email protected]

Maeve Madden
VTOS Co-ordinator
Battery Road
043 3341030 ext. 216
[email protected]

Martina Kavanagh
VTOS Co-ordinator
Further Education and Training Education Centre
O’Growney Drive
Co Westmeath
N91 H292
044 9347217
086 6038821
[email protected]

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