"Accomplish your goals in life, and you will succeed in everything you believe in. You’ll get all the support you need"

"It’s easier than school.. There’s no pressure"
 "It’s not just about education; they will help you out in your personal life. They help and support you in any way they can"
"Trust for me is a big issue, but you can put your trust in Dóchas don Óige"
"It’s very easy to come to this place, it’s a brilliant place to be"
"The (Burren) was the best craic I ever had in my life"
"I’d rather been in here getting an education than sitting at home doing nothing"
"It makes you feel good and safe coming in here"
"It’s all given to you, pens, books and everything. You just have to show up"

Course Information

Before the learner undertakes the specific training programme at Dóchas don Óige it is important for him/her to understand which progression routes are available on completion of the training programme. 

In addition to the QQI accredited program the below are also completed while on Dóchas don Óige program;

For learners entering onto the QQI Level 3 programme:

On successful completion of the course the learner will be in a position to apply to:

  • progress on to a QQI Level 4 training course
  • progress on to GRETB course
  • progress on to an apprenticeship
  • progress on to employment
For learners entering onto the QQI Level 4 programme:

On successful completion of the course the learner will be in a position to apply to:

  • progress on to a GRETB course
  • progress on to a QQI Level 5 course (GTI, GCC etc.) which in turn could lead on to a QQI Level 6 course, GMIT or NUIG
  • progress on to an apprenticeship
  • progress on to employment

Employability Skills

QQI Level 3
Subject

  • Application of Numbers
  • Communications
  • Computer Literacy
  • Woodwork
  • Art & Design
  • Career Preparation
  • Biology
  • Health & Fitness

 

Pathway to Employment

QQI Level 4
Subject

  • Communications
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Work Experience
  • Functional Mathematics
  • Art & Design
  • Info Technology
  • Computer Applications
  • Wood-craft
  • Health & Fitness
  • Everyday Science

 

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Dóchas don Óge will be closed for our summer break from Monday 22nd July until 9am on Tuesday 13th August 2019..Please note trainees are due back on WEDNESDAY 14th August @ 9am. Wishing all of our trainees, staff and volunteers a happy and safe break....as always a big thank you to our wonderful volunteer Veronica Cregg who does an amazing job at looking after our website! ... See MoreSee Less

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Dochas don Oige will be closed from today and will reopen to Trainees on Monday 7th January @ 9am. Please note the office will reopen on Wednesday 2nd January @ 9am. Wishing you a very peaceful Christmas and a great 2019 🎄🎅 ... See MoreSee Less

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Dóchas don Óige, Liosban Industrial Estate, Tuam Road, Galway
Tel: 091 770887 Fax: 091 770899