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Welcome to Limerick Training Centre
The Limerick Training Centre campus, as part of the newly established Limerick & Clare Education and Training Board (LCETB), is a large and modern training facility (7,800 sq. mtr. floor area), consisting of fully equipped light and heavy workshop training areas and spacious computer classrooms, with a direct staffing of 66 employees complemented with evening course staff members and numerous training partners that deliver a wide range of technical and skills based training to mainly unemployed persons wishing to update or acquire new skills, persons entering the labour market for the first time and those changing careers. Key focus industries within the Limerick & Clare region include the medical devices & precision manufacturing industries, the traditional engineering sector, the financial sector, and the retail and commercial sectors.
The following provides an outline of programme types delivered:
- Specific skills training is delivered in such areas as CAD & Computer Aided Engineering / Manufacturing for the engineering and wood manufacturing industries, Industrial Automation Skills for manufacturing product lines, Milling & Turning, Machine Tool Operating, and Welding. Entry level (pre-apprenticeship) technical skills courses are provided in Kerbing & Paving, Concreting, Construction Skills, and Technical Employability Skills. QQI and industry recognised certifications.
- The centre also delivers a range of specific skills ICT and business related courses leading to QQI and industry recognised certifications in areas such as Business Management, Office Administration, Payroll & Bookkeeping, Social Media for Business, Web Design, ICT Skills, MOS, ECDL and Hairdressing.
- Craft apprenticeship / trade training is delivered in the areas of Electrical, Motor Mechanics, Fitting, Carpentry & Joinery, and Wood Manufacturing & Finishing.
- The Limerick Training Centre also delivers a wide range of training through its contracted training unit (Healthcare, Childcare, Life Sciences, Beauty Therapist, Retail Skills, Equestrian Instructor, Sports Recreation, etc.), community training unit, and via direct evening course provision.
The full suite of courses offered by the Limerick Training Centre positions our learners well to avail of current and future employment opportunities within the region.
Formally known as FÁS Training Centre, Limerick, has now changed to Limerick Training Centre which is now part of Limerick and Clare Education & Training Board (LCETB). The general functions of an Education and Training Board, stated under the Education and Training Boards Act 2013, are to: a) establish and… + FÁS Training Centre is now Limerick Training Centre, LCETB