Free places are now available for new Exploring Enterprise course

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There are still a few limited places available for the Exploring Enterprise programme which starts on November 9 in Carnlough’s Glenlough Centre, .

The course will run one day a week over six weeks, followed by one-to-one support for participants.

Exploring Enterprise 2 is geared towards supporting individuals back into employment and helping them develop possible business ideas. The programme is provided free to eligible participants and enables them to achieve an accredited qualification in order to improve their CVs and prospects for employment/self employment.

So far 87 local people from Carnlough, Glenarm, Craigyhill, Millbrook and Seacourt have already completed Exploring Enterprise programmes. All the successful participants who received qualifications stated they would recommend it to others.

Patricia Brennan, LEDCOM’s Exploring Enterprise programme manager, explained that the programme, “aims to help people into sustainable employment or self employment through mentoring, training and by gaining a recognised qualification.

“Participants can include the longterm unemployed, lone parents, stay at home mums, people with disabilities or with low or no qualifications, young people not in education, older workers and the recently retired.

“There are no qualifications required to gain entry to the programme.”

For further information contact Patricia Brennan at LEDCOM on 028 282 70742 or patriciabrennan@ledcom.org