Friday, July 23, 2010

Free College Places at Tipperary Institute for Unemployed People

Labour Market Activation

Tipperary Institute has 80 free College places available for courses starting in September, funded by the Government’s Labour Market Activation Fund, 2010. Free places on these courses are available to applicants who are unemployed and in receipt of unemployment benefit or assistance. Applicants who are under 35 years of age must be at least 3 months unemployed before the course commences. Applicants who are over 35 years of age must be at least 12 months unemployed before the course commences.

To be eligible for free places, applicants must also meet the normal minimum entry requirements for the course they are interested in. The new places created at Tipperary Institute will be in a range of full-time and part-time courses delivered in Thurles or Clonmel, as outlined in the attached brochures.

Application forms and further information may be obtained from Tipperary Institute by phoning (0504) 28072 or downloading from the website at Completed applications should be returned by 20th August. Late applications may be considered pending availability of places.