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20 Day Restaurant & Hospitality Skills Course for Jobseekers

20 Day Restaurant & Hospitality Skills Course for Jobseekers

 

Find out more about this fantastic Skills course at an information session in the Intreo Office, Abbey Court House, George’s Quay on Tuesday 4th February 2020. You can book your timeslot by phone with employer relations on 021 4805445 or e-mail  employercork@welfare.ie

 

What is covered:

  1. Customer Service

  2. Food Hygiene

  3. Manual Handling

  4. Bar skills

  5. Restaurant skills

  6. CV prep and interview skills

  7. Accommodation skills

  8. Work experience

 

Course Dates: 2020

February - 10th, 11th, 12th, 17th,18th, 19th, 24th, 25th

March - 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 18th, 23rd, 24th, 30th, 31st

April - 6th, 7th

 

COST: FREE to those currently seeking employment.

Location: Imperial Hotel, South Mall, Cork City.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Individuals who are Welfare Payment Recipients

Unemployed people with an entitlement to a Jobseekers Allowance (JA) or Jobseekers Benefit

(JB) payment from the Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection (DEASP) may retain

such payments subject to the Back to Education criteria of that Department.

People in receipt of other forms of income support from DEASP may retain such payments subject

to the Back to Education criteria of that Department. Other forms of income support include:

  • Disability Allowance

  • Blind Pension

  • Invalidity Pension

  • Illness Benefit

  • Supplementary Welfare Allowance

  • Adult Dependants

  • One Parent Family Payment

  • Back-to-Work Allowance

  • Back-to-Work Enterprise Allowance

  • Short-term Enterprise Allowance

  • Farm Assist

  • Rural Social Scheme

Eligible Individuals who are not Welfare Payment Recipients

Individuals who are not in receipt of a welfare payment from DEASP and whose circumstances are

described below are eligible to participate.

  • Former sole traders and business owners

  • Recent graduates who are unemployed

  • Homemakers

  • Retirees seeking to return to the workplace

  • Individuals who fail to qualify for social welfare payments because of a spouse’s income

  • Individuals signing on for credits but in receipt of no social welfare payment

  • Individuals who have recently accepted redundancy payments

  • Non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationals holding immigration Stamp 4

Programme Duration Conditions for Welfare Recipients

Programmes offered by Skillnet Ireland networks may be full or part-time and may be continuous

or staggered over time. Programmes typically will incorporate a work placement, the duration of

which is included in the overall course duration.

Programmes of 20 or less days’ duration

Programmes of 20 or less days’ duration may be pursued without prior approval from Intreo

Offices/DEASP Scheme Areas. Individuals in receipt of a Job-seekers payment or other payment

(listed above) should inform their local offices, wherever possible in advance, of their intention to

participate in such short programmes.

Programmes Exceeding 20 days’ Duration

Individuals in receipt of a Job-seekers payment or other payment (listed above) must receive prior

approval from INTREO Offices/DEASP Scheme Areas to participate on programmes delivered by

training networks which exceeds 20 days in duration. For example, Disability Allowance recipients

should contact the Disability Allowance Section within DEASP.

Ineligible Unemployed Individuals

Skillnet Ireland, under its current mandate, does not provide training to unemployed people who

fall into any of the following categories:

  1. Current participants on Jobs Initiative (JI) Schemes

  2. Non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationals holding immigration Stamp 1, Stamp 2 or Stamp 3

  3. Full-time students engaged in second or third-level education.

Important Additional Information for Unemployed Individuals

Please note that:

  • Once eligibility has been established, it is the responsibility of the Skillnet network to decide who

participates in training based on the network’s programme selection criteria

  • Network managers may seek information about previous work history, education and career

aspirations to ensure programmes that candidates are interested in completing are relevant

  • If training occurs on the same day as a signing day, it is the responsibility of the learner to inform

the INTREO Office and arrange an alternative signing day prior to commencing training

  • All trainees are required to complete relevant programme documentation including a Participant

Profile Form and a Training Evaluation Form

  • After training is complete, learners may be contacted by Training Networks, Skillnet Ireland or a

representative of Skillnet Ireland for the purposes of evaluating programmes and determining how

learners have progressed since the completion of training

  • Learners must be resident in the Republic of Ireland