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Foundation 4 Life (F4L) is a Life skills and Job activation Programme for young people aged between 18-25 who are not in employment, education or training.

The programme runs for 14 weeks, 2 days a week (Tuesday & Wednesday) from 9.30am-4pm in Lough Lannagh Holiday Village.

Participants receive a wide range of industry certified and unaccredited training, complemented by team-building activities and supportive one-to-one mentoring. As an enticement to join and remain on F4L (minimum of 80% attendance), participants can avail of €250 towards driving lessons once they successfully pass their driving theory test.

Here is a list of other components of the programme:

  • Communication Skills
  • Culinary Skills
  • Drug Education
  • Customer Service Training
  • One Week Work Placement
  • Driving Theory Test
  • Driver Theory Preparation
  • Drive Safe Awareness course
  • HACCP training
  • Team Building Activities
  • Group Work Activities
  • Manual Handling
  • Basic First Aid Training

Closing dates for applications is 5:00pm Thursday, 20th of February. Application form can be downloaded here.

Informal interviews will take place on Wednesday, 26th and Thursday, 27th of February in the offices of MindSpace Mayo, Castlebar.

There are 20 available places on the programme.

For more information or any questions/queries please contact:

Pat Conway   087 7400011

Catherine Mc Closkey   087 1247771


South West Mayo Development Company, Main Company Office, Georges Street, Newport, Co. Mayo, (F28 X329) Ireland.
T: +353 (0) 98 41950  F: +353 (0) 98 41952  E: info@southmayo.com

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