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What is V.T.O.S –Vocational Training Opportunity Scheme?

 V.T.O.S is a full time Programme over one or two years from 9.00 until 3.30 Monday to Friday. To be eligible for V.T.O.S you need to be over 21 years and on a social Welfare Payment for six months (includes Jobseekers Benefit or Allowance, One Parents Family, Illness Benefit or Allowance or signing  for credit or a dependent). You will maintain whatever social welfare payment you are on prior to starting the programme (if any). Those under 25yrs of age and getting a reduced age related payment you will will receive an increase up to €160. You will receive a meal of €4 and travel allowance (if over 3 miles) 3 – 5 miles / 5 – 8 km €4.60, 5 – 10 miles / 8 – 16 km €11.90, 10 – 20 miles / 16 – 32 km €17.60, 20 – 30 miles / 32 – 48 km €21.60, 30 – 40 miles / 48 – 64 km €27.70, 40 – 50 miles / 64 – 80 km €32.60

The programmes offered under V.T.O.S are:

  • QQI (FETAC) Level 4 Employment Skills (NEW)
  • QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Award in Art & Design
  • QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Early Childhood Care and Education.
  • QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Community Care.
  • QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Business Studies.
  • QQI (FETAC) Level 6 Administration.

 For more information on full-time VTOS courses:  

 For more information on BTEI part-time courses:  

 For further information regarding places on VTOS & BTEI courses,  please contact one of the following: –

  • Maria Lally, VTOS Co-ordinator, on 0404-64029 or 086-8061927

  • Patricia Doyle, Centre Secretary, on 0404-64023

  • Christine Wray, BTEI Co-ordinator,on 0404-64056 or 086-7806979