Adult Literacy Schemes

Return to Education (Fás) - East Galway Tuam / Headford

  Return to Education (Fás) East and West Galway
   
 

Contact:

 

Address:

Ms. Margaret Hardiman

Return to Education (Fás) Co-Ordinator

Adult Literacy Office,
Dublin Road,
Tuam,
Co. Galway

Phone:

Fax:

Email:

Margaret Hardiman, Return to Education (Fas) Co-Ordinator093-26609

 

And:

Headford Adult Learning Centre,
Main Street,
Headford,
Co. Galway

   
 

 

Overview of Service / Programmes & Certification Offered:

A joint project between F?S and Co. Galway V.E.C., the Programme aims to give Community Employment Workers an opportunity to attend a workplace basic skills Course. The course is designed to meet the needs of the participants, to increase self confidence of the participants and to provide a learning environment, where learners choose what they want to learn, at their own pace.

 

Outline of Course Contents

English
Reading including for enjoyment, information and instructions.
Writing - Developing and enhancing writing skills.
Spelling – Spelling rules and Memory aids
Numeracy – Timetables, Calculator use and Budgeting.

Communications:
Letter writing, both formal and informal, Note taking, recording phone messages, Form filling, Map Reading, Verbal Communication skills

Computers:
Basic computer skills, Understanding computer technology
Keyboard skills, Basic Word processing, Spread sheets, Internet and Email

Personal development:
Self Awareness, Decision making, Assertiveness
Conflict resolution skills

Certification:
There will be an opportunity for any willing participants to receive certification if they so wish. However it is not compulsory to do so.

 

Certification

  • Accreditation is an option for participants wishing to gain FETAC certification.

 

Enrolment and registration:

  • Informal discussion with the Course Organiser on a one to one basis to discuss individual learning needs and wants.
  • Agree venues and times.

 

Target Group:

Community Employment Workers

 

Times available:

Courses are arranged to suit participants.

 

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