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Are you a Jobseeker or in Part Time Employment??

Do you want to achieve a coaching qualification in GAA, Soccer, Rugby, Basketball  and other sports so that you can work as a Multi Sport Coach?

Goal to Work Multi Agency Committee would like to invite applications from anyone living in Ballinrobe or the South Mayo area to participate in a sports coach training programme commencing in September 2017. Participation on this course will not affect a social welfare payment.


Trainee Coaches must:

  • Be a Jobseeker or in part-time employment
  • Have an interest in sport
  • Be willing to participate in a 10-week training programme for 3 days per week, based in Ballinrobe from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Awards achieved will include:

  • Basketball Foundation level Coaching Award
  • GAA Coaching Award - Foundation
  • FAI - Kick Start 1
  • Rugby Coaching Award - Mini and Foundation
  • Walking Leader Training
  • FETAC Level 5 Occupation Sports First Aid
  • Child Protection in Sport - Safeguarding 1
  • Disability Awareness Training
  • Sport Ireland Active Leadership Training
  • Coaching Chiuldren Programme - Coaching Ireland

As places will be limited to 12 Trainee Coaches short listing may apply.

Contact:  Catherine Mc Closkey, South West Mayo Development Company.

Email: cmccloskey@southmayo.com or call: 087 1247771 for details.

Application forms can also be downloaded here or www.mayosports.ie

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is strictly:

5pm on Wednesday 16th August 2017.

Interviews to take place on Wednesday 23rd August.

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This project is supported by the Dormant Accounts Board and is an equal opportunities training programme

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The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2015-2017 is funded by the Irish Government and co-funded by the European Social Fund and includes a special allocation under the Youth Employment Initiative



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T: +353 (0) 98 41950  F: +353 (0) 98 41952  E: info@southmayo.com

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