PHOTOS: Students’ Hard Work Pays Off At Kerry ETB Presentation Ceremony

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Griselda Galvagno and Carol Daly at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

THERE were 530 certificates issued by Kerry ETB Training Centre for Spring 2017 and many students were in the Rose Hotel for a presentation of Certificates Ceremony on Thursday night.

Awards were presented on the evening for 26 different courses completed, both as full time day courses and part time evening course delivery.

Certificates were presented in the following courses:   Fibre Installation, Wind Turbine Maintenance, Overhead Lines Operative, Nail Technology, Hairdressing, Healthcare, Business Administration, Payroll and Accounts, Supervisory Management, Customer Service, Child Development,  ICT, CAD, Radio Production, Food Preparation and Culinary, Outdoor Activity Instructor, Milling, Turning, Welding, Marketing, Security.

Recipients of the Kerry ETB Training Centre Achievement Awards were:-

• Mr Gavin Lyne – Motor Mechanics Apprenticeship course:  In recognition of winning first place in the Ireland Skills National Competition in Motor Mechanics (employed by Ahern’s Garage, Castleisland)

• Ms Gráinne McPolin – Radio Broadcasting course : In recognition of being awarded 2016 Clarion International Radio award for her documentary “Saudi Dreams of a Camper Van”.

• Mr Seamus May – Stonecutting Apprenticeship course: In recognition of his winning of first prize in “Emerging Maker” category in the RDS Crafts Awards in 2017 (Employed by the Office of Public Works)

Gráinne McPolin said she was thrilled with her award and thanked her instructors Shane O’Connor,  and John Herlihy for their help during the course. Scroll down for photos…

Aedan Murphy, Priscilla Fenix, Rory Sheridan and Christy Enright at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

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Liam Walsh, Kerry ETB Training Centre presenting Gavin Lyne with his special award for winning first place in the IrelandSkills National Competition in Motor Mechanics with Tom O’Reilly, Senior Training Advisor, Services to Business, Kerry ETB Training Centre at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening.

Instructor Shane O’Connor and Alanna Diggin at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

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Jim Finucane, Kerry ETB Board of Management presenting Maria Cummings with her certificate in Manual and Computerised Payroll and Book-keeping at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening.

Jim Finucane, Kerry ETB Board of Management presenting Kelanie O’Reilly with her certificate for Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinery Arts) at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening.

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Instructor Shane O’Connor, Grainne McPolin and Manager Radio Kerry Training John Herlihy at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tom Little, Stonecutting and Stonemasonry Apprenticeship Instructor, Kerry ETB Training Centre presenting Seamus May, Apprentice Stonecutter with OPW with his special award from Kerry ETB Training Centre for winning first prize in the RDS Craft Awards 2017 at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening.

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Owen O’Donnell, Director of Further Education, Kerry ETB and Billy Keane, Listowel, Special Guest Speaker at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening.

John Herlihy, Manager Radio Kerry Training and Nora O’Callaghan, Area Training Manager of Kerry ETB at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

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Alanna Diggin and Eilis Ní Ghairbhí at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

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Darragh, Mary, Gavin, Jennifer and James Lyne, Groin, Aghadoe, Killarney at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening.

People attending the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening.

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People attending the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening.

People attending the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening.

People attending the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening.

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