Rebrand Yourself for Career Progression Cork 2024

Start Date: 04/06/2024 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th June & 1st July

Duration: 20 Days (9.30am - 4.00pm)

Location: Cork City, Venue TBC

Accreditation: Restaurant & Hospitality Skillnet Certificate of Completion

Cost: Free

Programme overview

Are you looking to upskill and gain new skills to return to the workforce?

A 20-day training programme to help individuals rebuild and rebrand themselves to secure future employment. Trainees will develop key skills for their personal and professional life. This course is suitable for anyone who is currently unemployed. This programme is being delivered as part of the Skills Connect Initiative.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of you as your own brand when returning to the workplace.
  2. Understand and list the essentials of teamwork and perform the skills to work as part of a team.
  3. Have the key skills and techniques to build personal impact, influence and effectiveness when dealing with people.
  4. Know what a good CV looks like and have the skills to compose one.
  5. Be able to prepare effectively for interviews by participating in a mock interview.
  6. Develop a personal contingency plan.
  7. Develop a digital profile on LinkedIn/Jobs Ireland to improve employment opportunities and begin to network with professionals.
  8. Have completed 3 -5 days work experience.
  9. Have visited training centres to learn about further opportunities to develop and for employment.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for anyone who is currently unemployed or on temporary lay off.

(If you are unsure if you qualify please email to enquire)

Course Schedule & Modules Covered

  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Teamwork & Communication
  • Time Management
  • CV & Interview Prep
  • Creating a Digital Profile (LinkedIn)
  • Contingency Planning
  • Guest Speakers – from different industries in the area to gain understanding of opportunities available.
  • Work Experience or Project (work experience included in 20 days and should be 3 -5 days)

Course Dates:

Tuesday 4th June – Friday 7th June,

Monday 10th June – Friday 14th June,

Monday 17th June – Friday 21st June,

Monday 24th June – Friday 28th June,

Monday 1st July

Trainer Profile

Fiona Dunne of Hospitality Skills Ireland

Fiona Dunne has over 28 years experience in the hospitality sector. A failte Ireland Cert Instructor from 2004 to 2009 and a Hospitality Instructor from 2012 to present. Fiona Dunne completed her training at GMIT in 1998.

Fiona Dunne completed the Training Needs Identification & Design  Level 6 in 2016  with CPL Institute and the Train the Trainer in 2004 by Failte Ireland.

Your Social Welfare Payment

Programmes of 20 or less days’ duration

Programmes of 20 or less days’ duration may be pursued without prior approval from Intreo Offices/DEASP Scheme Areas. Individuals in receipt of a Job-seekers payment or other payment (listed above) should inform their local offices, wherever possible in advance, of their intention to participate in such short programmes.

*Important eligibility criteria:

Trainees must have a good standard of both written and spoken English is essential in order to successfully complete this course and the associated assessments.