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Educating for Life
SKILLVEC is a national workplace education programme focused on the design and delivery of FETAC Level 3, 4, 5 and 6 accredited programmes for Support Staff and Line Managers/Supervisors within the HSE.
Participation in a SKILLVEC programme benefits Support Staff and Supervisors through:
Dún Laoghaire VEC currently runs SKILLVEC Programmes at Level 3/4 and at Level 5.
The Level 3 Programme is delivered in the Adult Learning Centre, based in Sallynoggin. It is aimed at learners who may be returning to education after many years absence and who may need additional supports to make a success of their programme. These learners may begin with a course at Level 3 or 4 and later progress to the level 5 or 6 course.
The Level 5 award consists of 8 modules of study. Each module contains 20 hours of class contact. The learners are required to attend classroom based sessions in a local VEC (or OTC/UCD for specific modules). Each module or subject is assessed on a range of learning outcomes.
All learners undertake 5 core modules and 3 elective modules based on their job/role.
- The SKILLVEC Programme is open only to employees of the HSE.
- Discuss your wish to participate on a SKILL programme with your line manager
who will provide details on programme contents and enrolment procedures.
- For most HSE agencies there are local processes established for support staff
to enrol. These are mainly through the HR / Personnel / Performance and
Tel +353 (0)1 214 7250