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Free Environmental Youth Employability training starting in April

The Green Skills training allows young people aged 18-26 to gain skills and experience


Written by Hannah Byrne | View this authors Twitter page and posted in news


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Are you interested in working with the environment, or simply looking for new training opportunities?

ECO-UNESCO are offering free accredited training in Dublin to young people aged 18-26 to allow them to gain the skills and experience to enhance their employability.

The training is available to young people not in any other training, education or employment who would like to upskill.

What is involved in the Green Skills programme?

The part-time course runs for 10 weeks, three days a week, starting April 23rd, 2018. Included in the course is:

  • QQI Level 3 in Eco Community Development course
  • A valuable 5 week work placement
  • One-to-one mentoring
  • Guidance and advice on preparing for interviews
  • Outdoor education including field trips
  • Ongoing support towards education, training and employment

The course takes place at ECO-UNESCO, 9 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2.

Who can apply?

The course is open to any young person aged 18-26 currently not in training, employment or education.

This training is open to young people of all backgrounds, with past participants including young people engaged with the probation service, LGBTQAI+, single parents, members of the travelling community, and more.

How to apply

Places are allocated on a first come, first serve basis. If you’re interested in the training, you should apply as soon as possible.

To apply, fill out this application form online.

For more information, you can call Triona on 01 662 5491 or email yei@ecounesco.ie.

You can also visit the ECO-UNESCO website for more information.

About ECO-UNESCO

ECO-UNESCO is Ireland’s Environmental Education and Youth Organisation that works to

conserve the environment and empower young people. ECO-UNESCO is affiliated to the

World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Associations (WFUCA).

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Published February 6th, 2018
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