Access to skills training for people in all communities is essential if we want to reduce the pressure on families due to the cost-of-living crisis. That’s according to Leanne Young, Manager of the Liberties Training Centre, speaking at the launch of the organisation’s strategic plan by Minister Niall Collins. “There is much media and political […]
This is our first year celebrating Charity Trustee Week, as we very recently obtained our Charity Status. Liberties Training Centre would like to thank its trustees who voluntarily give their time, skills and support, ensuring the centre is the best that it can be. Anthony Joyce, who has been a trustee for one year, tells us his experience.
In June, our trainees visited the soon to be opened Bridgefoot Street Park. It was great to see an active construction site, and a long-awaited community facility reaching its end stages. Our Woodwork trainees built 18 bird boxes that we hope will attract some birds to nest in the park in time. Thanks to Dermot […]
A team of learners from Liberties Training Centre Woodwork Course has been awarded first prize in Category 1 of the Generation Apprenticeship Schools and Centres Competition. The competition aims to raise awareness and help learners visualise how they can combine future careers through apprenticeships with their commitment to green values and sustainable futures. Congratulations to […]
Making that jump to further education can be a big step, and sometimes a financial hurdle as well, especially when starting out. Thankfully, a local business, Bricolage, has agreed to sponsor two of our learners who have finished their studies in Liberties to progress onto further education or training for September 2021. Bricolage is cultural understanding business, […]
It’s been a tough year for staff and learners at Liberties Training Centre. In mid-March 2020, we closed our doors and moved our operations online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a huge challenge for us, as it has been for all educational organisations, and we didn’t have much time to prepare. We rose […]
As part of our Tourism & Hospitality course, the trainees completed the work experience segment of their course by organising and running activities during the Liberties Festival. The trainees made and served canapes in the Digital Hub for “The Big Launch” The trainees prepared and served a 3 course meal at the “Blue […]