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OTC Short Courses CPD Autumn Schedule 2019-20

OTC Short Course Autumn Schedule 2019

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Using Lamh in a Total Communication Approach

Commencing Sept 2019. This programme leads to 2 QQI Award Level 5 modules.  Read more here.

Certificate in Training and Development

Commencing Feb 2020. A twelve week course that provides participants with the tools to identify training needs and design skills to deliver quality training. Read more here.

Certificate in Supported Employment

Commencing Spring 2020. A Level 7 Special Purpose award. the course is targeted at those involved in supported people to access mainstream work through job coaching and employment facilitation. Read more here.

Supporting Independent Living and Alternative services

Sept 2019. Learn new approaches in relation to creating, designing and progressing individualised services in Ireland today. Read more here.

Key Management Skills

Commencing Nov 2019. This level 6 minor award will increase your ability to lead, motivate and manage a team. Read more here.

Focus on the Individual

Commencing Sept 2019. A level 6 minor award that introduces you to person centred planning and how best to integrate into your work practice and your agency. Read more here.

Our Mission

The Open Training College has a mission to ensure that frontline staff and managers in disability services and human service organisations educational opportunities that are flexible, accessible and explores best international practice.

Why Work With Us

The Open Training College has worked with over 220 agencies across Ireland, been involved in international projects and supported over 10000 students to gain professional qualifications since 1992.

Award winning

The Open Training College has won the national award for supporting adult learners, the international award for blended learning and have staff that have been deemed Teaching Heroes in Ireland.

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About Us

The Open Training College (OTC) founded in 1992 to provide accredited, flexible and accessible educational opportunities for people who work in disability services.

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