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Kerry ETB IT Support Course With High Rate Of Job Placement

Kerry ETB IT Support Course With High Rate Of Job Placement

May 21, 2019 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

IF a career as an Computer Systems Technician or IT Support Specialist is something you have ever considered, an upcoming traineeship at Kerry ETB Training Centre is something you should look at. Boasting 80%+ job placement rate, 12 weeks industry work placement and a range newly updated professional certifications from […]

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Gemma O'Brien and JP O'Brien at the exhibition of art from night classes students at Coláiste Gleann Lí on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Wonderful Talent On Display At Evening Art Class Exhibition

May 15, 2019 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE talent of those who took evening art classes over the past eight months was plain to see at an exhibition in Coláiste Gleann Lí on Tuesday night. Two sets of courses — one in the autumn and again in spring — saw a great attendance of men and women […]

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Free Course At Kerry ETB To Learn Culinary Arts

Free Course At Kerry ETB To Learn Culinary Arts

April 29, 2019 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

TO address the skills gap and staff shortage in hospitality and tourism sectors in County Kerry, a new fully funded course in Tralee may be of interest. Applicants are open for the upcoming Certificate in Culinary Arts (Food Preparation and Cooking) at Kerry ETB Training Centre at Monavalley. This is […]

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Kerry ETB Apprentice Team for Generation-A 2019
(L-R) Andrew Coneran, Ward & Burke, Galway, Enda Surlis – Ward & Burke, Galway, Jonathan Byrne – ASK Mechanical, Meath, Brian McMahon - Emmett Stankard Heating & Plumbing, Galway

Kerry ETB Trainees Recognised For Problem-Solving Skills

April 15, 2019 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A TEAM of Kerry ETB apprentices have been recognised for their innovative problem solving skills at a National Award ceremony. The 2019 Generation A Competition Awards event was organised by SOLAS, the National Further Education and Training Authority and took place in Dublin’s Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road on Thursday last […]

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Unique Coding Opportunity Comes To Kerry

Unique Coding Opportunity Comes To Kerry

April 12, 2019 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre and Code Institute are offering 14 fully-funded places on their upcoming Software Development Diploma (Full Stack) qualification which starts on May 27 in Tralee. In a first for Kerry, this accelerated bootcamp programme is the only classroom version of this highly acclaimed course run outside of […]

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Trainees shooting the movie at Kerry ETB Training Centre.

Trainees Shooting A ‘Mentored Movie’ At Kerry ETB Training Centre

April 10, 2019 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is getting a sprinkling of movie magic this week as Brian Nolan and his team of Broadcast Production trainees begin work with an impressive group of industry professionals to make their first ever ‘Mentored Movie’ in Kerry’s ETB’s National Digital Skills Centre in the Monavalley Campus. It all takes […]

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Kerry Short Film Bursary Of €10,000 Open For Applications

Kerry Short Film Bursary Of €10,000 Open For Applications

April 6, 2019 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Short Film Bursary for 2019 is now open for submissions. A fund of €10,000 is available to the successful applicant towards the cost of their production of a 10-12min short film. The Bursary is funded through Kerry County Council with support from the Arts Council and is intended […]

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Siobhan O'Sullivan.

New Film Development Officer For Kerry

April 3, 2019 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB in collaboration with Kerry County Council are delighted to announce that Siobhan O’Sullivan has been appointed to the newly created role of Film Development Officer for Kerry. Listowel native Siobhan brings extensive experience to the job having worked in TV production for the last 12 years. She has […]

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Allanagh O'Sullivan.

Allanagh To Represent Ireland In World Skills Final In Russia

March 27, 2019 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

A LIXNAW teenager will go on to represent her country in the World Skills Final in Russia later this year after winning the national competition at the weekend. Kerry ETB trainee, Allanagh O Sullivan from Lixnaw won the national title in the beauty therapy category at the Ireland Skills Live […]

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Coláiste Gleann Lí students Samia Ali, Aleksandra Skotka, Chantelle Allen and Sophie Foran who are representing Ireland at ‘She Runs’ event in Paris. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Schools’ Students Off To Paris For ‘She Runs’ Programme

March 8, 2019 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

TWELVE students from three of Kerry ETB’s schools will be representing Ireland on the ‘She Runs’ education programme. This flagship event will be held in Paris next week and the international programme aims to promote physical activity, develop leadership and empower female students through school sport. The three Kerry ETB schools […]

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Recruitment For Kerry ETB Course Where Over 90% Of Graduates Gain Employment

Recruitment For Kerry ETB Course Where Over 90% Of Graduates Gain Employment

March 2, 2019 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre will shortly close recruitment for their upcoming Fibre Installation Technician qualification, which will be delivered in partnership with TLI Group at their Monavalley Campus in Tralee. Headquartered in Abbeydorney, TLI Group are a leading critical utility infrastructure company who employ more than 400 staff and operate […]

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Front Left to right Kate Kennelly (Arts Officer ,Creative Ireland Kerry Co-Ordinator), Mayor of Kerry Cllr, Norma Foley, Ann O Dwyer, Director of Schools Youth and Music Kerry EETB., Una O Sullivan (KDYS)
Back Left to right  Padraig Harrington, Liam Murray, Miriam Galvin (Youth Officer, Kerry ETB) Marion O’Toole Kerry ETB, Oisin Murray and Brian Devane

Kerry ETB Announces Funding For Creative Youth Partnership

February 28, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Education and Training Board has announced funding for a Creative Youth Partnership pilot. Kerry ETB is one of three ETBs set to pilot this local creative partnership which was funded by the Department of Education and Skills. Kerry ETB along with its local partner Kerry County Council’s Arts Office […]

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New Construction Groundwork Skills Course At Kerry ETB Training Centre

New Construction Groundwork Skills Course At Kerry ETB Training Centre

February 5, 2019 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

RESPONDING to the shortage of skilled construction workers across Kerry, Kerry ETB Training Centre have announced an all-new 22-week full time Construction Groundworks Skills training course. Learners will learn how to lay, fix and join a range of kerbs, flags and paviors, mix and finish concrete and undertake skill sampling […]

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Instructor Tara O'Sullivan in front with Kerry ETB trainees and models taking part in the

Kerry ETB Beauticians Get Creative For National Skills Competition

January 26, 2019 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

COMPETITORS went head to head (literally) at Kerry ETB Training Centre this week in a bid to represent Kerry in the All-Ireland Beauty Therapy Skills Final in the RDS this March. Taking place at the Monavalley centre, members of the public 9am-3pm to come and observe the best of the […]

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Colaiste Gleann Lí students who received awards with teachers and Principal. Photo: Francis Bennett

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Schools Students Honoured At Awards Ceremony

January 22, 2019 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Kerry ETB Student Award ceremony took place last Friday at the IT Tralee North Campus. The event celebrates the achievements of students and learners from their Post Primary Schools and Youthreach centres. Seventy-six student awards were presented at this ceremony which is a very special occasion for all […]

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Beauty Skills And Apprenticeship Events At Kerry ETB Open Week

Beauty Skills And Apprenticeship Events At Kerry ETB Open Week

January 20, 2019 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre at Monavalley is holding its first ever Open Week from Monday, January 21 to Saturday, January 26 and there’s a It is a chance for parents, school leavers, job seekers, career changers, those who wish to re-skill or up-skill and guidance professionals to visit the Monavalley […]

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Find The Right Career Path At Kerry ETB’s Open Week

Find The Right Career Path At Kerry ETB’s Open Week

January 8, 2019 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre at Monavalley is holding its first ever Open Week from Monday, January 21 to Saturday, January 26. It is a chance for parents, school leavers, job seekers, career changers, those who wish to re-skill or up-skill and guidance professionals to visit the Monavalley campus and see […]

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At the Kerry ETB 'EmPowerMe' event at The Rose Hotel on Thursday were Aisling Coughlan and Néidin O'Sullivan of Killarney Community College, Cllr Aoife Thornton, Guest speaker Louise O'Neill, Cllr Norma Moriarty, Cllr Toireasa Ferris and Anne Marie Hassett of Kerry ETB. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Celebrates Young Women At ‘EmPowerMe’ Event

December 13, 2018 at 3:48 pm 1 comment

‘EmPowerMe’ a Kerry Education and Training Board event to celebrate young women in modern Ireland and the 100 years of the Women’s vote was held in The Rose Hotel on Thursday. February 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of Irish women’s right to vote and Kerry ETB acknowledged that this was a huge […]

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Graduates of the National Tour Guiding Course at the Kerry ETB Presentation of Certificates. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Hosts Presentation Of Certificates In Rose Hotel

December 11, 2018 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

IT has been another busy year for Kerry ETB Training Centre in Monavalley and their second graduation event of 2018 – ‘Presentation of Certificates Ceremony’ took place on Thursday night last at The Rose Hotel,. There were 436 certificates issued to graduates who attended on the night with their families […]

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23/11/2018: Pictured at the Kerry ETB opening of its new Kenmare Culinary Skills Centre in the Kenmare Further Education and Training Centre at Bell Heights, Kenmare, Co. Kerry on Friday were from left, Con O'Sullivan, Kerry ETB, Owen O'Donnell, Director of Further Education Kerry ETB, Shivaun Shanahan, Kerry ETB,  Minister Brendan Griffin who opened the centre, Simon Regan, Chief Instructor, Colm McEvoy, CEO, Kerry ETB and Chef Mike Foley. The State of the Art Culinary training facility provides facilities to deliver the Commis Chef Apprenticeship (QQI level 6) course in Kenmare.  As part of the course, the apprentices will spend 40% of their training in the training kitchen and 60% of their training on the job. 
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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Press Release
Launch of Kenmare Culinary Skills Centre
Kerry Education and Training Board (Kerry ETB) are delighted to announce the opening of its new Kenmare Culinary Skills Centre in the Kenmare Further Education and Training Centre, Bell Heights, Kenmare, Co. Kerry. The new facilities will be officially opened by the Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr. Brendan Griffin, TD on Friday the 23rd of November at 12pm.
This State of the Art Culinary training facility based in the Kenmare Further Education and Training Centre provides the facilities in Kenmare for Kerry ETB to deliver the Commis Chef Apprenticeship (QQI level 6) course in Kenmare.  As part of the course, the apprentices will spend 40% of their training in the training kitchen and 60% of their training on the job. This apprenticeship model allows for the apprentice to transfer their skills from the training Kitchen directly to the workplace. On completion of the programme the apprentice will be awarded a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Culinary Arts.
This new facility will add to the suite of courses already offered by the Kenmare Further Education and Training Centre. Current provision includes plant Propagation and Plant Science, Early Childhood Care and Education, Healthcare Support and Tourism with Business. A full list of their courses can be accessed at www.fetch.ie
Commenting on the opening of the New Culinary Skills Centre, Mr. Colm Mc Evoy CEO of Kerry ETB stated “Kerry ETB provides a very comprehensive range of Further Education and Training programmes across the County.  The opening of this new Culinary Skills facility in Kenmare will help in ensuring that both learners and employers in this area of South Kerry have direct access to this modern culinary training facility locally.  I am confident that many learners who pursue apprenticeships, traineeships or other courses in this facility will progress to the workplace locally. The apprenticeship delivered from this facility will help in addressing skills gaps and job vacancies in this area, which is one of the premier tourist locations in Ireland.”
Owen O’Donnell, Director of Further Education in Kerry ETB stated “This marks a significant investment from Kerry ETB in the hospitality and culinary skills sector in Kenmare and also in the South Kerry Region.”  
Shivaun Shanahan, Adult Education Officer with Kerry ETB acknowledged that “while Kenmare Further Education Centre has an extensive Further Education and Training programmes, the opening of the Culinary Centre is a very positive development for Kerry ETB as our aim is to ensure Learners and Employers have access to our services locally.”
Speaking at the launch Minister Brendan Griffin said, “this culinary training centre is of enormous benefit to Kenmare and the wider South Kerry area in terms of providing training opportunities for people to take up fulltime all year round employment in the hospitality and tourism industry but also in terms of serving the needs and requirements of that industry in terms of meeting the skills shortages that are currently existing because of the unprecedented growth and success of tourism in Kerry where we have seen over 25 percent growth in visitor numbers during 2017 and 2018 which resulted in a  growth in revenue and employment.  I wish to congratulate Kerry ETB and all of their partners in this outstanding endeavour which literally will transform lives by giving people the opportunity to grow up live and work in their native place and make an enormous contribution to their communities through their employment and the provision of outstanding tourism service to all of our visitors
ENDS
For further information, please contact Marion O Toole at motoole@kerryetb.ie or 066 7121488/ 086 415 0637

Kerry ETB Opens New Facility In Kenmare

November 25, 2018 at 11:09 am 1 comment

KERRY Education and Training Board (Kerry ETB) have announced the opening of its new Kenmare Culinary Skills Centre in the Kenmare Further Education and Training Centre, Bell Heights, Kenmare. The new facilities were officially opened by the Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr. Brendan […]

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New Guide To Possible Film Locations In Kerry To Be Launched

New Guide To Possible Film Locations In Kerry To Be Launched

September 12, 2018 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB will be the venue for the launch of an interactive guide to list locations in Kerry to attract filmmakers to shoot here. Kevin Mulcahy and Ed O’Connor completed a Broadcast Production Course at the National Digital Skills Centre and are behind ‘The Kerry Film Location Guide’. The digital […]

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Kerry ETB Courses Starting Soon In Tralee Centre

Kerry ETB Courses Starting Soon In Tralee Centre

May 23, 2018 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

TWO new courses are beginning very soon at Kerry ETB Training Centre but there’s still time to apply. Interviews take place tomorrow, Thursday, May 24 for IT Support Specialist Traineeship. This course is for people who have an interest in developing careers in IT support services. It offers a grounding […]

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Kerry ETB Holds Final Parents Forum Of School Year

Kerry ETB Holds Final Parents Forum Of School Year

May 16, 2018 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Education and Training Board held its fourth and final Parents Forum for the 2017/2018 school year on May 10. Parents attending this forum are representing members from their respective Parent’s Councils. The forum was first established in 2006 to promote effective liaison and consultation between schools and parents and […]

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Apprentices from Kerry ETB Training Centre’s Stone Cutting and Masonry delivering their ‘Generation Apprenticeship’ competition entry to the National College of Ireland, Dublin ahead of judging next month. Standing left to right Kieran Casey, Tim Lacey, Mary Liz Trant (SOLAS), Fred Browne, Andy O’Connor.

Kerry ETB Entry Is Runner-Up In National Competition For Apprentices

May 2, 2018 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

APPRENTICES from Kerry ETB Training Centre have come 2nd in the ‘Generation Apprenticeship’ National Competition in an award ceremony in Dublin on Monday. The Kerry ETB Training Centre entry will now be displayed at the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) Headquarters ‘Construction House’ located on Canal Road, Dublin 6. The entry […]

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Jemi John and Saoirse Horgan apply the effects make-up to Orla O'Brien during the special make-up art event on Wednesday at Presentation School. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pres Students In Colourful Collaboration With Kerry ETB

April 19, 2018 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A COLOURFUL, fun and educational event took place in Presentation Secondary School on Wednesday which saw students get a taste of photography and special effects make-up art. In a collaboration between the Transition Years and tutors and trainees from Kerry ETB Training Centre in Monavalley, a special make-up event was […]

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Back row; Adele Conway, Samantha ward, Aoife Flavin, Aideen Spillane, Naomi O'Leary, Dawn Lenihan, Niamh O'Halloran Colbert, Anna Flannery, Sandra O'Shea, Katie Mc Coy, Chloe Carroll.Front row; Cliona Moran, Kayleigh Muphy, Shannon Brown, Danielle Horgan, Shannon Murphy at the opening of the new Hairdressing Salon facility at Kerry ETB in Monavalley.

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Opens New Salon For Hairdressing Trainees

April 18, 2018 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

HAIR Salons from across Kerry gathered at Kerry ETB Training Centre’s all-new Hairdressing Salon in Monvalley on Monday for an opening evening to showcase their futuristic looking new facility and to meet the current crop of young hairdressers. Visitors spent two hours mingling with staff, trainees and other business owners […]

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Kerry ETB Further Education And Training Fair Is Well Worth A Visit

Kerry ETB Further Education And Training Fair Is Well Worth A Visit

April 17, 2018 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT is building for the Kerry ETB Further Education and Training Event of the year as the list of live skill demonstrations and event activities continues to grow. The event takes place on this Thursday, April 19 from 11am-6pm at the Brandon Hotel Tralee. And if you live outside Tralee, […]

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The wonderful new flower bed at Rock Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

This New Stone Flowerbed In Town Centre Looks Great

April 14, 2018 at 2:39 pm 1 comment

NOW that was a good morning’s work! The junction at the bottom of Rock Street looks a whole lot brighter thanks to the trainees at Kerry ETB. The Traditional Stonewall Construction trainees, along with instructor Donal Corcoran, installed a drystone flowerbed structure in front of the Brogue Inn on Saturday […]

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Apprentices from Kerry ETB Training Centre’s Stone Cutting and Masonry delivering their ‘Generation Apprenticeship’ competition entry to the National College of Ireland, Dublin ahead of judging next month. Standing left to right Kieran Casey, Tim Lacey, Mary Liz Trant (SOLAS), Fred Browne, Andy O’Connor.

Creating A Work Of Art At Kerry ETB Centre In Tralee

April 11, 2018 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

    APPRENTICES from Kerry ETB Training Centre in Monavalley have delivered their ‘Generation Apprenticeship’ competition entry to the National College of Ireland, Dublin ahead of judging next month. In an open competition, sponsored by ESB and the Construction Industry Federation, teams of apprentices were invited to use their skills […]

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New Construction Groundwork Skills Course At Kerry ETB

New Construction Groundwork Skills Course At Kerry ETB

March 19, 2018 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

WITH an increase in planned building projects, national and regional infrastructure – demand for construction industry workers is on the rise. This year, the Irish construction industry is projected to grow by 14 per cent to €19.5 billion in value terms – following an increase of almost 20 per cent […]

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