Waterford VTOS has offers fulltime educational and training courses to the unemployed. Our courses are ideal if you have less than upper secondary education or have not engaged in education or training for in many years since our QQI Level 5 Awards are offered over a two - year period instead of a one-year period.
 
Programmes
QQI Level 5 Information Technology & Business Administration
QQI Level 5 Interior Design
QQI Level 5 Art, Craft & Design
QQI Level 5 Fashion Design
 
Please see below links for each of the course videos which you can copy and paste into Google search to see our Facebook Videos.
  
Art Craft & Design: https://fb.watch/4ZicxNgaxb/
 
Art Craft & Design Virtual Exhibition 2021: https://fb.watch/4ZiglNWCHL/
 
Interior Design: https://fb.watch/4ZikEf9txU/
 
Fashion Design & Sewing Skills: https://fb.watch/4ZinpHrOfC/
 
Information Technology & Business Administration: https://fb.watch/4Zis0RKexs/
 
Progression Routes for our Former Graduates:
Start Your Own Business:
Waterford VTOS works closely with the LEO to help graduates to start their own businesses e.g. "The Revamp Tramp" refurbishment business and workshops; Colm Griffin Motors, Cork Road; "Mise by Majella" enamel design and "Strong Roots" jewellery based in the Kite Design Centre.
 
Employment: Graduates have progressed to employment in "Homebase", "Colourtrend", "Rigney Dolpin", "Sun Life", Azzuri, WIT, HSE, and for many SME's in the city and county. 
 
Further Education: Graduates have progressed to QQI Level 6 in WCFE; WIT; Grennan Mills; UCC; National College of Fashion Design in Limerick etc...      
 
Community Employment Schemes: Graduates with the skills acquired have been able to apply for porter/caretaker and secretarial positions in Community Employment Schemes e.g. Ballybeg Family Resource Centre
 
Thank you for watching. I have also included our first Art Craft & Design Virtual Exhibition 2021 and the Waterford VTOS flyer.
 
Please contact Fintan or Helena at (051) 851803 or email us at vtos@adulteducationcentre.ie for more information.