Entry Qualifications & Fees
There are no formal entry qualifications to NTDI courses. Applicants
must be over 16 years of age, be eligible for funding under the European
Social Fund and be approved by the National Rehabilitation Board (NRB).
No fees apply to any NTDI courses. Additionally, students receive a
training allowance and retain their statutory benefits. e.g. Free Travel
Course content and Certification.
NTDI courses apply the skills of the students to the practical tasks
of the job and the demands of the job market.
Courses are divided into three levels:
are tailor made to the individual skills, knowledge and interests
of the student;
are practical and job orientated;
refect the latest knowledge and technology of the career in
question, and offer where possible specific on the job training
have recognised exteranl certification from bodies such as
the Department of Education, Cert and City & Guilds.
programmes are introductory in nature, designed to acquaint the student
with all the options open to them and help them come to a choice that is
right for them. Courses emphasise vocational research, goal definition
and personal development with the oppotunity to sample skills in a variety
of training options.
Level 2 and level2/3
programmes offer specific training at semi-skilled and basic training
professional skill level, qualifying stuudents for a wide range of employer
recognised certificates in preparation for work in their chosen field.
Training programmes prepare students to higher crafts or professional
levels, closely resembling training given at Regional Technical Colleges
or colleges of further education.
NTDI trainnig programmes qualify graduates for successful entrance
to the job market. The courses are designed to prepare people for the world
of work. Close cooperation with industry ensures training relevence and
assists students in the search of employment following course completion.
Over 17000 students have been placed in employment todate.
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Further Information From:
NTDI Marketing Department
Tel: (01) 205 7200
Fax: (01) 205 7211
Tel: 094 22770