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Mayo College of Further Education and Training – PLC Courses Application are now open

Mayo College of Further Education and training will be offering 40 PLC courses in September 2022 across our three campuses in Ballina, Castlebar, and Westport. We are delighted to announce that applications are now open, and all courses are listed on www.mayocollege.ie and are available for online applications. Click on the link below to find a list of courses that are available. Main Ad Enrolment 2022

Live Webinar / Webinar Beo will help students as CAO deadline looms

As the Central Admissions Office (CAO) deadline looms, second-level students and their families are invited to a free Live Webinar / Webinar Beo with renowned careers expert, Brian Mooney. De réir mar a thagann spriocdháta na Príomh-Oifige Iontrála (CAO) níos gaire, tugtar cuireadh do mhic léinn dara leibhéal agus dá dteaghlaigh chuig Webinar Beo saor in aisce leis an saineolaí gairme cáiliúil, Brian Mooney. ‘What students need to know / Eolas rí-thábhachtach do mhic léinn’ is the title of the event which will…

A Christmas message from MSLETB Chief Executive

A Christmas message from MSLETB Chief Executive

On behalf of the Chief Executive and MSLETB Executive Management Team, I would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas and New Year. 2021 has been another challenging year for MSLETB. I would like to thank the staff of MSLETB for their ongoing support for our organisation and all our students and learners.  I wish to acknowledge the contribution of each and every staff member, capably led by our managers and leaders, within or schools, centres and administration offices which allowed us…

Minister Harris launches Microsoft Cloud Traineeship Programme in partnership with Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board

Minister Harris launches Microsoft Cloud Traineeship Programme in partnership with Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board

  Tailor made programme developed in collaboration with Microsoft Ireland   Programme designed to equip learners with the digital skills to transition into Cloud-based roles The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD today joined Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) and Microsoft Ireland for the launch of the Microsoft Cloud Traineeship programme. This tailor-made programme has been specifically developed by MSLETB and the education team at Microsoft Ireland to equip people with the…

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board award funding to over 90 community education providers, who receive €450,739.00 funding under the Mitigating against Educational Disadvantage Fund.

Community education projects throughout Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim have received funding under the Mitigating against Educational Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF). The projects will be funded from an overall fund of €6.5 million which was announced by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD. The fund is administered by SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority and the 16 local Education and Training Boards. The aim of the fund is to support community education for adult learners, who have…

Special Needs Assisting Course in County Leitrim

With over 1000 new Special Needs Assisting jobs announced in the recent budget MSLETB are responding by offering a Special Needs Assisting course commencing in January in Carrick-on-Shannon.  Come along to our Information Session on Monday 10th January 2022 at 10am in the Carrick-on-Shannon FET Centre, Market Yard, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim.  For further information please contact Naomi on naomispellman@msletb.ie

Upcoming Changes to QQI Early Childhood Care and Education Awards, Level 5 and 6

The Advanced Certificate in Early Learning and Care (Level 6) and Certificate in Early Learning and Care (Level 5) are new awards that will replace the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Award at Level 5 and 6. This will be fully effective from August 2023. If you are currently or have recently studied modules under the Early Childhood Care and Education Awards and have NOT achieved your full award, it is advisable that you actively seek to complete all the required outstanding…

COMMUNITY EDUCATION SCHEME 2022

COMMUNITY EDUCATION SCHEME 2022 Applications are invited from Community and Voluntary Groups based in Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim who wish to avail of grants under the above scheme. Community Education refers to adult education and learning, generally outside the formal education sector. It aims to empower and support communities. It is firmly community-based, with local groups taking responsibility for, and playing a key role in organising courses and deciding on programme content. The scheme enables disadvantaged adults to avail of community education at…

MSLETB Community Education Team is delighted, in conjunction with ASIAM, to present an information session for Community groups in Mayo, asking the question: What is Autism?

Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week MSLETB Community Education Team is delighted, in conjunction with ASIAM, to present an information session for Community groups in Mayo, asking the question:  What is Autism? – What is Autism and what is it not? – Building empathy for the Autism experience – Supporting Communication – Supporting Sensory Processing – Supporting Social Interaction & Social Imagination – Supporting Self-Regulation & Anxiety – Building an Inclusive Culture – Q & A   Date of Event: 12th of October 2021 Time:…

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board offers a different path for Leaving Cert Students.

Two young further education and training (FET) learners are calling on Leaving Certificate students to consider post leaving certificate (PLC) courses, apprenticeships and traineeships for their next step. “The main reason I chose to do a PLC in nursing in North Connaught College was because I was just gone 17 before doing my leaving cert. I still felt I was quite young to be going to college and very unsure about what I wanted to do. I didn’t want to dedicate my time…

Minister of State Niall Collins TD launches a new innovative Eco Driving programme for professional HGV drivers

Minister of State Niall Collins TD launches a new innovative Eco Driving programme for professional HGV drivers

– Haulage companies set to save up to €4,000 per fleet vehicle annually by participating in programme – The Minister of State for Skills and Further Education, Niall Collins TD, formally launched a new innovative Eco Driving course for the haulage sector in Ireland today. (16th September 2021). The three-day SMART Driving programme, targeted at existing professional HGVs drivers, will help participants to develop behaviours and techniques that will improve fuel efficiency and road safety, reduce emissions, and will create cost savings for…

Mayo College of Further Education and Training Ballina Campus

Mayo College of Further Education and Training Ballina Campus

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board has today announced that Mayo College of Further Education and Training will operate a new campus in Ballina from 1st September 2022. The North Mayo – Ballina campus will run PLC courses formerly offered by Moyne College and develop new courses to offer to students in north Mayo. The new college will build on the strong reputation that Moyne College has gained in delivering PLC courses over many years. The addition of this new campus…

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