FREE SICAP courses for jobseekers in Ballina

FREE SICAP courses for jobseekers in Ballina

Looking for viable career options and need expert advice?

If you are a jobseeker/working part time and want to up skill/on a CE or Tús scheme/a low income family and unsure about the next step on your career path and you are looking for individual professional preparation advice then this is the perfect programme for you

 

Mayo North East LEADER Partnership Co. Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) in conjunction with Cú Chulainn Consultancy is delivering a FREE 1 day per week group workshop followed by a weekly 30 minute 1:1 Mentoring session to support you to develop your career plan (via meeting/phone/email)

 

Choose the Best Career for You!

13th October – 25th November 2016

Group Workshops every Thursday 10am – 3.30pm

Newman Institute Ballina

1:1 Mentoring sessions every Friday

 

This course will provide you with a blend of practical individual and group work skills training to help you prepare and present professionally to potential employers.

 

The course modules include:

  • Understanding your unique skills, motivations and behaviours
  • Job applications forms and aptitude testing preparation
  • Professional networking skills
  • Social media presences – LinkedIn
  • Telephone/Skype interview preparation (mock interviews)
  • Face-to-face interview preparation (mock interviews)
  • Job sourcing organisational tips and tools
  • Understand what employers want and where there are jobs
  • Providing STAR quality interview answers
  • Negotiating salaries with employers
  • SMART goal setting and career action plan
  • Job benchmarking, salary surveys and dealing with recruiters

 

For more information/registration form please contact Siobhán Carroll-Webb, Mayo North East on (094) 9256745 or email siobhancarrollwebb@mayonortheast.com

Alternatively you can contact Michael Kilcullen on 085 7030363 or email Michael@cuchulainnconsultancy.com

Childcare costs may be eligible for payment if with a registered service.

Closing date for completed application forms is Tuesday 22ND September 2016 at 12 noon

 

 

Professional Cookery & Kitchen Skills Training for Employment in the Hospitality,

Catering, Food Service, Food Business Start Up Sector

 

 

If you are a jobseeker/working part time and want to up skill/on a CE or Tús scheme/a low income family and looking for training to up skill as a chef in a cafẽ/hotel or restaurant

Mayo North East LEADER Partnership Co. Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) is delivering FREE professional cookery & kitchen Skills training course in BALLINA in late 201

 Professional Cookery & Kitchen Skills Training for Employment in the Hospitality,

Catering, Food Service, Food Business Start Up Sector

The aim of the programme is to give learners an overview of the procedures involved in preparing food. To develop a solid foundation in cookery skills & strong organisational ethos

This course will provide learners with a blend of training, hands on practical cooking, classroom theory and employer based work experience in their local area and will include:

  • Comprehensive theory book – Practical Cookery
  • Kitchen induction training
  • Knife skills
  • Classic vegetable cuts
  • Cooking techniques boiling, poaching, braising, grilling etc
  • Overview on meat, poultry, fish & shellfish cooking
  • Salads & presentation
  • Overview on basic pastry, scones & bread doughs
  • International cooking styles
  • Menu & food costing

Learners who successfully complete this programme will:

  • Develop their understanding of health and hygiene related to the kitchen
  • Develop the skills needed to prepare food creatively, efficiently and safely
  • Contribute to the team production of a meals.

 

 

 

 

Over five full days starting at 10am & finishing at 5pm this is areas/techniques a learner will cover on a typical

  1. Kitchen induction, H&S, Knife skills, veg cuts, cooking skills, soups
  2. stewing, braising meat & poultry – fish prep, cooking & cold sauces
  3. grill skills, potato sides, marinades, knife skills, stir fry dishes
  4. Salads, shellfish cookery, poaching, pastry, scones & meringues
  5. Breads, international cooking, dietary requirements, food costings

This is a hands on programme with the learner working from recipes & using techniques demonstrated by the tutor

The learner will also be responsible for cleaning as they go & working as a team for setting up & closing down the kitchen.

Learners will be practising basic preparation & setting up their work stations “mise-en-place” & the importance of continuity & workflow.

For more information or for a course application form please contact Siobhán Carroll-Webb on 094 9256745 or e-mail siobhancarrollwebb@mayonortheast.com

Completed course application form can be posted to Siobhán Carroll-Webb, Mayo North East LEADER Partnership Co, Head Office, Lower Main St, Foxford, Co. Mayo or emailed to siobhancarrollwebb@mayonortheast.com by Wednesday 5th October 2016.  You will be contacted with full course details and an informal interview if your application has been successful.

 

 

BARISTA SKILLS TRAINING

 

If you are a jobseeker/working part time and want to up skill/on a CE or Tús scheme/a low income family and looking for training to up skill as a Barista in a cafẽ/hotel or restaurant?

 

Mayo North East LEADER Partnership Co. Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) is delivering FREE Barista Skills training course in BALLINA

 

 2 ONE DAY COURSES ON

TUESDAY 25th OCTOBER 10am – 4.30pm

WEDNESDAY 26th October 10am – 4.30pm

 

Successful course participants will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Dublin Barista School

 

Strictly limited to 6 course participants each day

 

Course modules will include:

  • Understanding Espresso equipment
  • Drinks menu in detail – Latte/Cappuccino/Macchiatos
  • Machine care and cleaning
  • Understanding the Espresso grinder
  • Introduction to Latte designs
  • Understanding Cafế work flow
  • Espresso techniques
  • Milk chemistry
  • Milk texturing techniques

 

For more information or for a course application form please contact Siobhán Carroll-Webb on (094) 9256745 or e-mail siobhancarrollwebb@mayonortheast.com

 

Completed course application form can be posted to Siobhán Carroll-Webb, Mayo North East LEADER Partnership Co, Head Office, Lower Main St, Foxford, Co. Mayo or emailed to siobhancarrollwebb@mayonortheast.com  by Wednesday 28th September  2016 at 12 noon.

 

You will be contacted  with full course details if your application has been successful