Course Delivery Options - Training Centre

Course Delivery Options

Course Delivery Options

There are a number of course delivery options available including day courses (full-time or part-time), evening courses, online courses and blended learning courses.

Day Courses

These courses are delivered through its network of Training Centres, or through a range of training providers on behalf of your Training Centre in various locations throughout the country. The duration of the courses can vary. There is no fee and in some circumstances allowances may be paid. They are generally full-time courses with training taking place Monday to Friday however, some may be delivered on a part-time basis.

Online Courses

Online courses are delivered over the internet thereby allowing learners to learn at their own pace and at times that suit them. Online courses are a flexible response to the needs of job-ready individuals that require a specific training intervention to assist them to re-enter the labour market. Online courses are open to all persons (both employed and unemployed) however there is a fee for people in employment. Fee paying clients must apply online to eCollege. Non-fee paying clients (unemployed persons) must apply through their local DSP Employment Services Office.

Blended Learning

Blended Learning courses are online courses combined with learner supports delivered by telephone, email, E-tutor and instructor led workshops. Some courses may also include one to one mentoring or group mentoring, assignments or project work. Blended Learning courses are a flexible response to the needs of job ready individuals who require specific training interventions to assist them to re-enter the labour market.

Evening Courses

Evening courses are generally delivered in Training Centres and take place 1 or 2 evenings per week. The majority of courses are typically between 5 and 10 weeks. Evening courses are open to all persons (both employed and unemployed) however there is a fee for people in employment. Fee paying clients must apply directly to the Training Centre delivering the course. Non-fee paying clients (unemployed persons) must apply through their local DSP Employment Services Office.

Under certain conditions, SOLAS provides financial support in the form of Allowances to assist with its programmes, for example Training, Travel, Accommodation and Meals.