INOU: Shaping Futures Programme - Free Training Course


Are you looking to take the next steps to developing a career?

If so, the INOU are offering an exciting new programme designed to help participants develop a career using their life experiences and skills.

The Shaping Futures programme is a QQI accredited programme with participants working towards a level 4 major award in Employability Skills and includes workplace internships which will draw on participant’s life experiences. Shaping Futures is a yearlong full time programme starting 28th September 2020. The course runs from Monday to Friday 10am – 4.30pm. The venue for the course will be based in the city centre.

Modules include:

  • Understanding Interculturalism
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Teamworking
  • Communications
  • Career Planning
  • Functional Mathematics
  • Information Technology Skills
  • Work Experience
  • Workplace Safety

Participant criteria:

Are you…

  • Experiencing unemployment?
  • In receipt of a social welfare payment?
  • In and out of work regularly?
  • Moving on from a scheme (C.E., J.I., C.S.P. or similar)?


Do you…

  • Have good communication skills?
  • Reasonable literacy and I.T. skills?
  • Like working with people?
  • Good command of English

If so, then we would love to hear from you.


There is no cost to participate on the Shaping Futures programme. While training you will receive an ETB training allowance, meal allowance, travel allowance and your secondary social welfare payments will not be affected.


If interested, why not come along to our online workshop on Monday 7th September at 10am where you will find out more about the programme. The deadline to register for the workshop is Thursday 3rd September at 5.00pm.

Here’s how to Register:

Contact Michelle (089-4450204) / Sinead (089-4222756) or / for further information or apply online at

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
9th Sep, 2020
Expiry Date
28th Sep, 2020