Free Training Courses Starting Soon with Baldoyle Training Centre

Posted 8 months ago

Thinking about doing a course? Baldoyle Training Centre has a wide variety of exciting day and night courses on offer ready to kick start your career.

Our courses range from Office Equipment Maintenance; Information Technology, Hotel Reception & Guest Services to Security; Sports; Driving and many more.

The courses listed below are just some that are starting soon and are completely free of charge. Please contact our course recruitment team on 01-8167400 for further information.

In-Centre Courses

European Computer Driving License – ECDL (BLK79)

Starting in July, ECDL provides successful participants with an internationally recognized qualification in Information Technology (IT) covering modules including word processing, spreadsheets, Databases & presentations.

The world’s largest computer skills certification programme with more than 6 million candidates in 146 countries, ECDL Provides a platform from which successful learners can move on to higher level IT education or seek employment.

Flexibility around the skill level of learners – the tutor will work at different paces and more intensely with some so this ECDL course may suit people who would not normally be ready for ECDL, for example, they will take people who have completed a basic computers course. This course runs for 16 weeks. 

Basic Computers (BL98Z)

Starting in July, this course is suitable for beginners who would like to learn computer basics to assist with job searching, using the internet, using email etc.

Ideal for people who have not used computers or IT technology previously and would like to gain knowledge of computer basics. Course duration is 12 weeks.

 Hotel Reception & Guest Services (BL07877)

Starting in July, this course aims to equip learners with the knowledge, skills and ability required to find work as front line reception staff within the hospitality industry.

Learners will cover modules including: ow to handle guest reservations and cancellations, manage payments, answer guest queries, produce documents, safeguard guest information, maintain the reception area and deal with telephone calls. Upon completion, successful learners will receive a Diploma in Reception Services City and Guilds 8067-02 and a Certificate in Microsoft Office User Specialist in Word and Excel. Course duration is 35 weeks.

Heavy Goods Vehicle Driving (HGV) Artic (BL038)

Starting in July, this articulated truck driving course covers modules including driver CPC, HGV driving, career planning & job seeking skills. Applicants must have a good standard of written & spoken English and must also have full C license and EC learner permit. Course will run for 7 weeks.

Software Tester (BL92R)

Starting in September, this course is ideal for those who wish to start a career in the IT sector or change to a career in the IT sector. Modules includes software development lifecycle, software testing, automated testing, SQL scripting, job seeking skills and four weeks work experience.

Applicants must have ECDL level or QQI level 4 or equivalent with a knowledge of spreadsheets. Course duration is 22 weeks. 

Office Administration (BL 07062)

Starts on October 9th. Through a combination of classroom learning and practical work placement, participants will learn essential office skills such as computer applications, customer service, document production, filing systems and use of office equipment.

Successful learners will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Major award – Certificate in Office Administration. Advice on career planning and job seeking skills included.

Successful learners will be equipped to work in a variety of office settings. Course duration is 49 weeks.

Pharmacy Sales (BLS95)

This course is suitable for those who may wish to work in a retail environment particularly in the Pharmacy retail sector. Modules include retail sales techniques, grooming & skincare, customer service, IT skills, product knowledge – over the counter, stock control, career planning and job seeking skills. Successful participants will gain Retail Skills – Level 4 certification. Course will run for 34 weeks.

Multimedia Training Facility (BL923) (Part-Time Day Course)

Multi Media Training provides part time training programmes for individuals that consists of self-paced, flexible training methods using the latest Multi Media Technology and Training Packages.
The aim of this training programme is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge, know-how and competence in the programme of their choice.

Programmes covered include: Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, Microsoft Office Specialist Modules – Access, Excel & Word (maximum of 2 modules, ECDL (any three of the seven modules) – Adobe, Microsoft & ECDL certification will be offered where  applicable. All of the above may be completed on a singular modular basis. This course has continuous intake.

Contracted Training Courses

Kick Start Your Own Business (DN09276)

Starting in July 2017, running in Baldoyle, this programme is designed to equip and support participants through the process of starting a business. It will help participants to build and grow their ideas, confidence, skills, knowledge, business and support network.

The programme will focus on developing and testing participant’s business ideas right through to the stage where the business is ready to register. Once started in business they will continue to receive support and guidance, helping to tackle the initial hurdles encountered by most start-ups.

What is needed? Junior Certificate or equivalent qualification. Some people will already have a business idea and others will not, that’s ok, the programme helps to develop and refine ideas until they are viable. What participants receive: All the support, advice and practical training needed to get started in business delivered by a team of experienced entrepreneurs. Successful participants can also achieve QQI Level 5 and 6 Certification. Programme duration is 42 weeks. Course duration is 39 weeks. 

Accounting Technician – Year 1 (DN214)

Starting in September in Baldoyle and running for 39 weeks, learners will cover the skills needed to become an Accounting Technician. Career Planning and job seeking skills included and learners will spend four weeks on work placement. Ideal for those who’ve got experience working with figures or have already completed bookkeeping training. Successful learners will be awarded an ATI Record of Achievement and can progress their training to become an Accounting Technician or can apply for employment in accounts departments or accounting practices.

Delivery Driver (DN955)

Starting in August in Baldoyle, this course is ideal for those wishing to gain valuable driving experience to pass the driving test with a view to finding work as a Delivery Driver.  Includes 25 hours in practical, behind the wheel, driving lessons. Modules also include Steps to Excellence for Personal Success, Career Planning & Job Seeking Skills. Driving test is included as part of the course – successful learners will be awarded a Driving License (Class B). Applicants must have a B category learner permit valid for at least 6 months. Course duration is 9 weeks.

Bus Driving – D License (DN07176)

Starting in July in Baldoyle, this course aims to give learners the skills needed to find work as a Bus Driver. Learners will expand on their existing knowledge and receive the training in CPC, Manual Handling & Fire Safety and Customer Service.

Applicants must have a full current class B Driving License and provisional category D learner permit. Course duration is 14 weeks. 

Employment Skills: Barista, HACCP & Retail Skills (DN09100)

Running in Baldoyle starting in June and Swords starting in August, this programme will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and competence to operate effectively as a Barista with the ability to implement Food Safety Processes and Procedures.

HACCP & Manual Handling included as part of this short course. Certification is Barista Skills Level 4. Course duration is 5 weeks.

Professional Office Administrator (DN08731)

Starting in August in Swords, this course aims to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work providing administration services and support in a range of office administration contexts. Modules include Contact Centre Skills, Information and Administration, Text Production and Word Processing. Learners may choose for their last module either Medical Terminology, Legal Practice & Procedures or Bookkeeping (Manual & computerized). This last module takes place in a self-directed learning format. Course duration is 42 weeks.

Healthcare Support (DNS97)

This course will run in both Blanchardstown Dublin 15 and Balbriggan Co. Dublin starting in September. Participants will learn a range of skills from care support and patient handling to anatomy & physiology and human growth & development.

As well as direct classroom training, learners will gain practical experience on work placement as well as expert support in career planning and job seeking skills.

Successful learners will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Major Award in Health Care and after the course will be fully equipped to work as a Health Care worker either as a support carer in a person’s home or in a larger institutional setting. Course duration is 37 weeks.

We also have a full range of evening courses available, please see or call 01-8167400 for more information.



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