Green Pathways II is a 27 week full-time course funded under the Momentum II initiative. It is open to long-term unemployed people who are in receipt of job seekers allowance for over a year. It is run by ECO-UNESCO, Ireland’s environmental education and youth organisation. ECO-UNESCO successfully ran Green Pathways I under Momentum I in 2013 – 2014 progressing a high percentage of participants onto work and further/higher education.
Green Pathways II caters for all age groups but will have a specific focus on the under 25s and focuses on progression into jobs.
The programme combines specialised environmental training, an accredited work experience module, a practical work placement, an applied learning project, ongoing support and post-delivery supports including job clubs. Each participant will undertake a 3 week induction programme; FETAC accredited training to include the modules in Work Experience Level 5, Sustainable Development Level 5 and Ecology and the Environment Level 6. There is a period of 10-14 weeks work placement.
We are enrolling now for our first start date of October 13th 2014.
You must apply through your local Department of Social Protection DSP Employment Services office. Please call Niamh Hand at ECO-UNESCO on 01 6625491 for more information.