Specific Skills Training

Cavan and Monaghan ETB offers an extensive range of training courses to clients entering the labour market, wishing to re-skill or update skills, change their career path or have left school with no or incomplete qualifications.

Courses are delivered in local areas throughout Cavan and Monaghan leaving it easier for trainees to access the programmes.  Courses are demand driven adhering to the needs of the community and the labour market and will give our clients the skills necessary to progress to further training options and/or seek employment.

For the full list of courses offered by CMETB, please click www.fetchcourses.ie 

Community Training 

Community Training Programmes comprise of Local Training Initiative and Specialist Training Provisions.  The main objectives of the community programmes is to raise trainee skills through certified training and therefore enhance employment prospects.  All learners within community training programmes are offered QQI levels 3,4 or 5 certification.

The target group for the Local Training Initiative (LTI) programmes include those with low skills or education levels and have been on the live register for longer period of time and are aged between 16-35 years of age.  Within 2015 CMETB funded the following areas for local Training Initiative programmes: Cavan Genealogy programmes in Cavan,  Ballyjamesduff, Cootehill and Bailieborough, Iontas Centre, Castleblayney, Mullaghmatt, Monaghan and the Peacelink, Clones.

Specialist Training Programmes

CMETB fund two specialist training provisions which identify the training needs of people with disabilities.  The National Learning Network in Monaghan and Cavan deliver a range of programmes to 59 learners.  Both programmes offer specialist training which include intensive supports specific to individual needs.

For more information please contact the National Learning Network

Contracted Training is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020


Name Phone Number Email address 
Louise Cadam 049 4353963 louisecadam@cmetb.ie
Michelle Baker 049 4353924 michellebaker@cmetb.ie
Aine Reilly 049 4353923 ainereilly@cmetb.ie