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National Learning Network - Carrick-On-Shannon

At NLN in Carrick-on-Shannon we provide a range of free courses to people who have had an accident, illness, injury or have a disability and extra support need

Our courses are tailored to each student's needs, to help them to build their confidence while getting practical job-seeking skills to help them get a job or go on to further training.

For more information on courses available at NLN in Carrick-on-Shannon see below or call the centre today.

Kick Start

Provides students with a range of personal, social and work related skills, and helps them achieve greater levels of independence and community integration. Students also experience improved health and social gain, as they identify achievable goals leading on to further training, education or employment.

Certification: QQI Level 3 Employability Skills (3M0935).

Employer Based Training

Employer Based Training supports students to acquire practical skills with a company in an area of their choice.
The course is a combination of on-the-job and in-centre training 60% on-the-job and 40% in-centre. The Employer Based Training instructor supports both the student and the employer. Students choose a training area that interests and suits them and the Employer Based Training instructor finds a suitable company to accommodate them in their locality.

Certification: QQI Level 4 Employment Skills (4M0857).

New Voyages

Provides students who experience a high level of social and community isolation with the opportunity to develop personal and social skills, to make independent choices and to explore recreational, social and vocational options.

Certifications: QQI Level 4 Employment Skills (4M0857)



Helena Finneran


Hilldrum House, Leitrim Rd., Carrick on Shannon, N41 YOC9, Leitrim