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Seirbhís Oideachais d'Aosaigh & Breisoideachais Fhine Ghall Fingal Adult & Further Education Service
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Who Can Access The Programme?


  • In the private sector
  • Willing to promote the SFW Programme
  • With employees who need to improve their core skills
  • With a need to upskill their existing workforce


  • Over 16 years of age and not in full-time second level education
  • In part-time or full time employment
  • With work skill needs
  • With few, out-dated or no educational qualifications
  • Willing to take part on a voluntary basis
  • Have a desire to improve
  • Have their employer’s support

What the programme involves?

  • A Skills for Work (SFW) project may include a variety of subjects which support the educational needs of the employee
  • The programme is offered on company premises where possible, the local ETB Adult Education Centre, or an alternative convenient location
  • A SFW programme is designed and delivered in a flexible and adaptable way to meet the needs of the employer and the employee
  • Programmes are of 35 hours duration
  • Sessions are usually 2 – 3 hours long and can be arranged for mornings, afternoons or evenings
  • Participants may be released from work to participate in SFW programmes
  • Most offer free nationally recognised certification
  • There are no tuition fees.

Click here to enquire about the Skills For Work Programme

How can a QQI qualification benefit you?

Completing a SFW programme may help you to advance within your job , gain promotion and increase your earning ability or change job should you need to.

How can a QQI qualification benefit your employees?

Make the best of the potential, people resources within the company.

Click here to read about QQI qualifications