Adult Literacy Schemes

Return to Education (Fás) - West Galway Carna

  Return to Education (Fás) East and West Galway
Contact:   Phone:  
  Return to Education (Fás) Co-Ordinator Fax:  
Address: Carna,
Co. Galway


Overview of Service / Programmes & Certification Offered:

A joint project between F?S and Co. Galway V.E.C., the Return to Learning (Co. Council) 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

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.

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

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

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


Enrolment and registration:

  • Undertake an initial identification of learning needs and wants of participants.
  • Agree on learning objectives with each of the participants.
  • Agree venues and times.


Target Group:

Community Employment Workers


Times available:

Courses are arranged to suit participants.


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