Clare Life Learning Network

Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS).

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Welcome to VTOS Scariff. VTOS is part of the Further Education and Training Service of the Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board.
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Vocational Training Opportunity Scheme is a full-time, two year general education and work related learning programme for long-term unemployed adults. It offers the chance to go back to education in an environment suited to adults, to use time productively, to make new friends, and to acquire valuable educational qualifications while still retaining your social welfare benefits. Trainees on VTOS can pursue subjects in the Junior or Leaving Certificate programmes or modules or awards certified by the Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) at Foundation Level 1 to 5. Participants may also acquire a portfolio of qualifications in line with their needs and interests. Participants are also encouraged to continue studies at further/higher levels

Target Group

People aged 21 or over, and in receipt of Unemployment Benefit/Assistance, One-Parent Family Payment, Disability Allowance, Disability Benefit, Invalidity Pension for at least six months are eligible for VTOS. Those signing for credits or who satisfy these conditions and dependant spouses of eligible persons may also avail of the programme.

Contact Details

Geraldine Fallon,
FET Centre, Scariff Campus
Co. Clare.

Phone No: 061-921863


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Level Triple-A conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0Clare Lifelong Learning Network, Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board Community Education Service Clare, Further Education and Training Centre, Clonroad Campus, Clonroad, Ennis, Co Clare; Tel: 065 6843732; Email
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