Ballycommon Technology & Training Centre, Ballycommon, Tullamore, Offaly, R35 V124, Ireland
Describe the purpose and aim(s) of the organisation/voluntary group

We are a rural community owned Social Enterprise Training Centre
Our main aims and purpose are:
The Advancement of Education
Services for the Older Persons
Skills for Work

Learners most commonly worked with:
Lone parents
Members of Traveller communities
Older learners
People experiencing rural isolation
People living in areas of high unemployment and deprivation
People who are unemployed
People who left school early
People with disabilities
People with literacy difficulties
People with mental health challenges
Refugees and/or people seeking international protection
Women returning to the workplace
Young Adults
Programmes/Courses Offered
Community engagement programmes (personal development programmes through creative, social or manual activities eg. flower arranging)
Computer skills
Employment skills
Health and wellbeing programmes
Additional Programmes/Courses (not listed)
Skills for Work - Safepass, Manual Handling, FAR (First Aid Responder) Retrofit Training, Robotics, Security, kids clubs, senior weekly activity morning, craft clubs
Level of courses you offer
Accredited levels 1 - 3
Accredited levels 4 - 5
Types of wraparound support provided
Drop in centre
Food or meal provision services (e.g. foodbanks, meals on wheels, free lunch)
Information and guidance services
Additional Wraparound Support (not listed)
We are part of the connecting hubs network and have hot desks available and remote working and conferencing facilities and meeting rooms
Approximate number of learners engaged with annually