Adult and Community Training

Southside Community Training Network provides adult and community education opportunities as well as general skills-focused and occupation specific courses for targeted individuals and communities in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown. Our Network also provides community groups with a social inclusion focus the opportunity to build their capacity through relevant professional development and networking opportunities.

Our Training Network also provides resources, information and supports services for the communities we work with. 

For further information contact Lisa Sieger-Jamison: or call  01 706 0100

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This programme is designed to provide community based education programmes that are designed to meet the needs of local people and are provide in an informal, non-threatening setting.  Many of these courses are run in partnership with the DDL ETB. 
For more information contact Lisa Sieger-Jamison:


Our English classes are held in different locations across Dun Laoghaire Rathdown.  These classes are friendly and informal, designed to meet the needs of both new arrivals and those who have been attending for some time.  We offer beginners English, intermediate English, English conversation and networking opportunities for women attending. 
Contact Rafika Kelly for more details:


In partnership with the DDL ETB we offer a number of accredited training courses in our local community centres including Childcare Level 5 and Community Care Level 5 in Ballybrack, (contact Gina Hogan Please check here for further details on our upcoming courses or contact Lisa Sieger Jamison at or call 01 284 2404. 


The RePower programme is designed to support women towards personal growth, education and employment. Providing a range of modules and supports it allows for personal & skills development and educational opportunities. Courses and events include Personal Development, Employability Skills (QQI Level 4), Computer Skills and Job Seeking Skills Workshops. This programme is designed specifically for women who are NOT in receipt of a Job Seekers payment, are currently unemployed and not on a Stamp 3 Visa.  For more information on the RePower programme go here.  For information on current courses being offered go hereFor further information about the RePower Programme please contact Marilyn Nyquist at or call 087 219 8183 or 01 706 0100.


If you are living in our targeted communities, unemployed, or in receipt of Social Protection type payment and would like to participate in one of our community education courses please contact Lisa Sieger-Jamison at or on 01 2842404.

Our community education programme enables adults from targeted communities and groups to avail of second chance education courses at minimal or no cost.