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Sub-Programme on Tourism Training

This programme is designed to improve the quality, professionalism and performance of the Irish tourism sector. A total of £110 million will be invested over the period 1994-1999.

Training will be provided in the following:

Training of the Unemployed
These training programmes will equip the unemployed and early school leavers with the technical and inter-personal skills needed to take up employment openings in the tourism industry.

Initial Training
This training will cover a wide variety of programmes designed to prepare second level school leavers for employment in the tourism industry. Some will be full time courses in the RTCs while other will involve training on a day release basis.

Continuing Training
A variety of training programmes are provided through CERT and the Department of Education to update the skills levels of the workforce in the industry - where a training need exists which is not met by such bodies, grant assistance for such training may be available.

This sub-programme is administered by:
Department of Education,
Apollo House,
Tara Street,
Dublin 2.

Tel: (01) 873 4700

Amiens Street,
Dublin 1.

Tel: (01) 874 2555

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