ALTERNATIVE CAREER OPPORTUNITY ON YOUR DOORSTEP!
The current Traineeship programme has been fully subscribed and is now up and running.
Get an advantage in the local jobs market!
This Traineeship offers a new approach for job-seekers in a supportive, team-based, commercial environment with training based on the current needs of local industry.
Take the first big step to freedom!
An alternative to further education, this programme gives you the training required by local employers, the experience of a workplace and valuable support in taking the next step to a salaried job.
Take control of your career and your life!
A unique opportunity to help you re-enter the workforce, update your skills and learn new ones.
The Traineeship will help you build your confidence and make a fresh start.
An Alternative Career Opportunity on Your Doorstep
This Traineeship in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Customer Service Logistics is a full-time, no-charge-to-you, nationally-accredited work and learning programme that is delivered over 30 weeks. The current programme commenced in February 2019.
It is run by Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education programme in association with Speedpak CLG and local industry partners. Training is delivered primarily at the Speedpak premises in the Clonshaugh Business & Technology Park. Industry work placements are provided in a variety of locations, mostly in the Dublin 17 area.
WHO CAN ATTEND?
The Traineeship is open to everyone regardless of whether they are receiving a social welfare payment or not. There is no charge to participants for attending.
SKILLS SHORTAGE – YOUR ADVANTAGE
We have designed the Traineeship to equip participants with the skills and work experience required by our Industry Partners. These are locally-based manufacturers, distributors, retailers and logistics companies who are regularly recruiting.
This is a growing sector that is currently seeking people with skills in warehousing, manufacturing operations, logistics, stock control, distribution and people who have a strong understanding of customer service. Applicants for roles requiring these skills will have a distinct jobs market advantage on successful completion of the Traineeship.
Following training you will achieve qualification/certification/licence in:
- Health and Safety at Work
- Occupational First Aid
- Manual Handling
- Forklift Operation
- IT Skills, Databases and Stock Control Systems
- Lean Manufacturing
- Production Processes
- Functional Maths
- Customer Service
Trainees will work as part of a team in a busy commercial warehouse and manufacturing plant to gain work experience and relevant on-the-job training in industry-standard operational and production procedures.
Trainees will also spend an eight week work placement with one of our local industry partners. This is an exciting and valuable opportunity to learn, put your training into practice …and to impress!
We are very proud of our successes over the years in supporting our many programme participants in transitioning to new jobs.
Through coaching and one-to-one mentoring we support participants in identifying, defining and pursuing the career path that best suits them. This includes help with developing confidence, self-esteem, communications skills, team working skills and organisational skills. We also help participants choose a work placement host and to apply for a new job, apprenticeship or further education.
We are able to deliver this Traineeship with the support of Solas, Coláiste Dhúlaigh CFE and local industry partners. Speedpak’s role as lead industry partner is being supported with investment from The Social Innovation Fund Ireland, The Ireland Funds, The Allergan International Foundation and JP Morgan.
This career opportunity is ideally located for people living in Árd na Gréine, Baldoyle, Ballymun, Bayside, Beaumont, Belmayne, Bonnybrook, Clarehall, Clongriffin, Clonshaugh, Clontarf, Coolock, Darndale, Donahies, Drumcondra, Edenmore, Fairview, Fingal, Finglas, Glasnevin, Kilbarrack, Killester, Kilmore, Kinsealy, North Strand, Portmarnock, Raheny, Sutton, Swords, Whitehall, Dublin 5, Dublin 7, Dublin 9, Dublin 11, Dublin 13, North County Dublin.