Skills for Employment

Southside Partnership DLR works closely with a number of partner groups to facilitate access to employment related training for its clients. This training may take the form of short skills based training or longer, more intense, job specific courses. The training is generally free for those who are in receipt of a Social Protection payment and where possible provided in local community locations.

Five day Job Club Training


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Five week Job Club Training  


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Career Activation and Progression Programme (CAPP)

12 week part-time programme for unemployed young people between 18 and d24 years designed to help young people develop a healthier lifestyle and break the cycle of joblessness.  The current programme is currently closed. 

For further information contact Fiona Burke: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Southside Partnership DLR in cooperation with the Irish Franchising Skillnet are currently taking names for the above mentioned Customer Service and Retail Sales training courses. All participants must also complete a 5 day work placement as part of this training. The Irish Franchising Skillnet will work with the participants to find a suitable work placement.



Customer Service Training

Contact Lisa Walsh, Tel: 01-2842404 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Horticulture Skills Course

View brochure: Certificate in Horticulture Level 4

This is an introductory horticultural course to gain and develop knowledge and skills in horticultural. The trainee will then be able to start a career in horticulture or progress on to a higher level horticultural course. 



Computer Basics

Using the internet,Email, On-line Systems, On-line Information.

Cost: FREE
 Fully funded for job seekers
Location: The Scout Den Ballybrack
Dates: On-going.
Sessions start on the hour, 11am, 12pm and 1pm every Monday, Thursday and Friday.

Contact the IT Team on 01-5345043 or 087 2715031

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Free QQI Level 5 Customer Service Course

Location: Loughlinstown Community Rooms
Dates: 15th – 19th August

This course is available for jobseekers in receipt of a social welfare payment. Priority will be given to individuals in the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown area.

Please contact Lisa Walsh, Employment Coordinator to book a place - 5166257

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