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Community Training & Education Centre (CTEC)

2nd Floor Norse Gate House, St Peter’s Square, Wexford Town, Wexford, Ireland

Community Training & Education Centre (CTEC) provides lifelong learning courses in Wexford.

Established in January 2003, The Community Training & Education Centre (CTEC) is a not-for-profit training community organisation providing training for all sectors of society – employed and unemployed. All training is delivered from an adult education philosophy and every effort is made to ensure that our training provides learners with a positive and enjoyable experience which will encourage them in the “Lifelong Learning” process.

CTEC provides training for those seeking employment, participants on FAS CE schemes and those who are employed but who wish to enhance their skills base. In addition, we provide tailor-made training to suit the needs of individuals and/or groups and on-site business training.

Mission Statement

“To develop and deliver  training programmes in response to the training and educational needs of our customers in line with the ethos and principles of adult and community education.”

Aim

“ To provide equality of access to training programmes for those who cannot avail of programmes currently provided by other agencies, and to ensure that the training is of the highest quality at all times.”

Objectives

·To provide training programmes of the highest quality for those who are educationally disadvantaged

·To ensure equality of access to all CTEC training programmes

·To support potential course participants to source funding from various agencies set up to assist in further education and training·To deliver training from an adult and community education perspective in a friendly, non-threatening atmosphere

·To provide students with a positive learning experience which will encourage them to continue in the process of lifelong learning.·To allow participants learn at their own pace and to respect the skills, strengths and diversity of talents which students present.

·To work in conjunction with other local agencies to secure funding for training courses being requested by the unemployed.

 

·To work in close liaison with local employers and other adult and further education training providers to ensure progression routes for participants from all our training programmes.

Basic Computer Literacy Course

Unit 1 – Microsoft Windows Getting to know the PC Computer Screen Using the Mouse Using a Windows operating system The Windows desktop Booting up and Powering Down Saving & Storing your work Unit 2 – Word Processing Inserting & Deleting Text Blocking Text Toolbars Word-wrap Spell check Formatting & graphics Print Preview /Printing Editing…

Bookkeeping course (Manual and Computerised)

Bookkeeping course learning outcomes   · Explain the key terminology associated with the recording and maintenance of bookkeeping records, using manual and computerised systems    · Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual one for record keeping purposes    · Complete the books of first entry with appropriate VAT and departmental analysis from…

Business Administration Skills course

Business Administration Skills course learning outcomes · Identify features of different types of business organisations &  explain a range of organisational structure.  · Explore different types of departments within an organisation · Analyse the impact of the external environment on a business · Identify the main functions of management and the role and impact of Human Resource management in an organisation…

Communications course

Communications course learning outcomes:   · Analyse a range of current issues in communications and information technology · Summarise the elements of legislation that must be observed in a personal and/or work context, to include health, safety and welfare at work and communications-related legislation · Use appropriate non-verbal and visual communication in personal- and work-related settings · Demonstrate verbal skills…

ECDL European Computer Driving Licence (Version 6 Course)

Computer Essentials   Understand key concepts relating to ICT, computers, devices and software. Start up and shut down a computer & Work effectively on the computer desktop. Know about the main concepts of file management and be able to efficiently organise files and folders & Understand key storage concepts and use utility software to compress and…

Equalskills Course

Qualification: Irish Computer Society (ICS) Preferred Entry Level: None Level on National Framework of Qualifications – Credit Value: None Special Requirements: None Fee: €195

Payroll Manual and Computerised course

Payroll Manual and Computerised course learning outcomes:   · Explain the key terminology associated with personal taxation in preparing and maintaining payroll records  · Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual system · Process the payroll for employee(s), using manual and computerised systems, under the cumulative tax system, to include; , cut-off points,…

QQI (FETAC) Special Purpose Award in Training & Development

This special purpose award is aimed at those who wish to pursue a career as a trainer in the adult and continuing sector and consists of two QQI level 6 modules 6N3326 Training Delivery and Evaluation The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to deliver, assess…

QQI level 6 Computerised Accounts

QQI level 6 Computerised Accounts learning outcomes Restore data files from an appropriate medium such as a network or DVD Set up parameters to include; VAT rates, foreign exchange rates, nominal accounts, inventory Process the information, for at least one accounting period, from source data supplied (in euro and one foreign currency) for the daybooks…

Reception and Frontline Office Skills course

 Reception and Frontline Office Skills course learning outcomes   · Examine the skills, functions /responsibilities of a receptionist /front line office representative · Outline the products, services, key policies, structures and personnel of an organisation · Explore the range of telecommunications network equipment used in a reception and or front office context · Source information from the internet, reservation systems,…

Taxation course

Taxation course learning outcomes  · Explore the various trading structures through which a business can carry out its activities · Identify the tax returns that a typical business is required to make including the tax records required for a Revenue audit · Summarise the general concepts and procedures relating to Value Added Tax (VAT) to include thresholds for…

Training Delivery and Evaluation course

Outline the concepts and theories underlying the delivery and evaluation of training interventions and explore the elements which impact on the effectiveness of a training session to include, the learning environment, the trainer, learning methodologies and the group dynamics of participants Demonstrate an awareness of a range of issues to include equality, diversity and disability…

Word-processing course

Word-processing course learning outcomes   1 Describe a typical word processing application in terms of common uses and features including – text manipulation, document formatting, graphics, tabs, tables, mail merge and label printing   2 Identify frequently-used toolbar icons and related functions associated with file handling and text formatting   3 Create documents applying a range of text processing…

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