Specific Skills Training

Specific Skills Training

Whatever your needs, ability, circumstances or stage of life, Specific Skills Training courses within CMETB offer a choice of courses, delivered by highly skilled specialist contractors.  We can offer flexible learning options, online and face to face with full and part time routes available.  The courses last between 1-52 weeks and the majority are fully funded with no course fees.  Additional financial supports may apply.

We have a vast range of courses such as Construction Skills, Welding, Plant Machinery Operator, Floor and Wall Tiling, a range of Driving Courses, Project Management and a full suite of Computer Courses.  These courses can build on your current knowledge or provide you with the opportunity to learn a new skill and a recognised qualification.  If you are a learner returning to education or seeking to gain qualifications, we have something to offer you.  By completing our courses you can improve your employment prospects or grow and develop within an existing career.

Community Training  

Community Training Programmes comprise of Local Training Initiative and Specialist Training Provisions.  The main objectives of the community programmes is to raise trainee skills through certified training and therefore enhance employment prospects.  All learners within community training programmes are offered QQI levels 3,4 or 5 certification.

The target group for the Local Training Initiative (LTI) programmes include those with low skills or education levels and have been on the live register for longer period of time and are aged between 16-35 years of age.

Specialist Training Programmes 

Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board fund two specialist training provisions which identify the training needs of people with disabilities.  The National Learning Network in Monaghan and Cavan deliver a range of programmes.  Both programmes offer specialist training which include intensive supports specific to individual needs.  For more information please contact the National Learning Network.



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    These courses run throughout the year and are run for a set number of weeks. There are no course fees or hidden costs associated with these courses.

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board Training Programmes are Co-funded by the European Social Fund Programmes for Employment.


    Louise Cadam
    T: 049 4353963
    E: louisecadam@cmetb.ie

    Michelle Tilson
    T: 049 4353924
    E: michelletilson@cmetb.ie

    Aine Reilly
    T: 049 4353923
    E: ainereilly@cmetb.ie

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