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Come along to Festina Lente’s Transition Training Programme (RT Programme for School Leavers) Open Day Wednesday 21st June 2017

Meet the facilitators and current and past students

Half Hour Open Day Tour Includes:
• Classroom and New Garden Space Tour
• IT and Art (Mosaic) Demonstrations
• Mucking Out and Grooming Demonstrations in Riding School
• Presentations by Students
• Art, Community Links/Fundraising, Music and
• Health & Fitness Displays

Refreshments in Chalet Café and Q&A

If you wish to attend it is essential that you contact 087 9633348 by June 9th and state which tour you wish to attend (10.30am, 11.00am, 11.30am, 12noon, 12.30pm).

The Transition Training Programme is a three year HSE funded rehabilitative training programme which aims to provide trainees with a range of vocational and leisure related experiences. After the three years trainees will be able to make a well informed choice regarding further training or employment.

On this programme you will complete a broad range of modules at QQI Level 3. Learning activities include computers, career preparation, personal finances, horticulture, art, cookery, healthy lifestyle management, personal care, literacy classes, functional mathematics, stable management and community participation, as well as a broad range of sports and recreational activities.  At the end of the programme you will receive a QQI FETAC Level 3 certificate for the modules you have completed. If you complete the required number of modules you will receive a QQI Level 3 Certificate in General Learning.

If you are over 18 years of age, are physically able for the demands of the course and have a learning disability you are eligible for the programme. Contact the programme manager or 087 9633348 if you have a question about your eligibility.  You do not need experience with horses to take part on this programme but you must enjoy working outdoors in all weathers.

Click here for more details on this course.