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TU Dublin (Bolton Street)

Access to Apprenticeship

The Access to Apprenticeship Programme is aimed at men and women aged 16-24 living in Dublin who experience social and economic barriers. The 12-week course provides an opportunity to sample a range of apprenticeships in Construction, Engineering, Electrical, Motor and Aviation industries, prepare CVs, interview skills, undertake 2 weeks work experience and complete Health and Safety training.

Organisations

Academy of the Near Future – Visioneers Workshops

Visioneers is a programme for Transition Year students, providing an opportunity to explore and experiment with Internet of Things hardware as used in smart city applications. Visioneers is a stream of Academy of the Near Future a partnership of the CONNECT research centre in Trinity with Dublin City Council via the Smart Docklands initiative. Visioneers is funded by Science Foundation Ireland.

St Andrew's Resource Centre

Local Employment Service

The Local Employment Service, called Eastside Docklands, provides guidance and access to training education and employment opportunities.

Organisations

Jobcare Employment Training & Support

Jobcare equips unemployed people with the skills, knowledge and confidence to secure appropriate work. Programmes such as networking, coaching, cv review, mock interviews and employment opportunities are supported by corporates including Matheson.

Trinity College Dublin

Tangent

Tangent, a new space, co-located within Trinity’s expanded School of Business focuses on entrepreneurship – for students, those seeking employment and people wanting to start their own business. Tangent delivers award-winning educational and training programmes, supports successful start-ups through our summer accelerator programme and has an established calendar of events.

Trinity College Dublin

Career Leap

Career LEAP is work readiness programme for young people aged 18-25 from marginalised backgrounds. It has been uniquely developed through a partnership approach between Trinity College, East Wall Youth, Swan Youth Service and local businesses in the docklands area including CHQ, Central Bank, A&L Goodbody and more.

Facebook

Friday for Good

Empowering charities and nonprofits through digital skills. A monthly, free-to-attend workshop series that is open to teams from nonprofits and charities. Our experts will be on hand to introduce you to the digital tools available through Facebook, offer creative inspiration and consult with you, one-to-one, about your non-profit’s specific aims and challenges.

Google

Grow with Google (Digital Garage)

Digital skills classes for SMEs, moved from in-person to virtual.

St Andrew's Resource Centre

Returning to Work

Each year, we partner with St Andrews Resource Centre to provide six month work placements in the facilities team. These roles are aimed at providing opportunities for people in our local vicinity who have been unable to secure permanent work or out of work. The placements offer people an opportunity to gain work experience, life skills and confidence with joining or returning to the work force.

Facebook

Boost with Facebook

A series of trainings to help small businesses digitise and grow their businesses using Facebook family of apps free or paid-for tools. We will run a series of Boost virtual events in partnership with Enterprise Nations and LEOs throughout 2021. We will also run separate trainings for businesses focused on exporting and those in arts and tourism.

Organisations

Construction Skills Course

Construction skills course for those seeking employment. Delivered with a range of partners including Dublin North Inner City Task Force, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP), Dublin City Council, Dublin Port, CDETB and SISK.

St Andrew's Resource Centre

Job Centre

Provides opportunities for local people to access jobs and training schemes; including career coaching and mentoring. Free service.

Matheson

Law Scholarship

Matheson's Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship is open to second year undergraduate law students in Trinity who are on the Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) or the Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) schemes; mature students; or students who face barriers in participating in third level education.

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