SOME 6,500 unemployed people have the opportunity to avail of free training for food handlers and operatives, food process technicians and the healthcare sectors. This programme involves comprehensive training courses followed by structured work placement and ultimately job placement. Your commitment to the full duration of this programme is vital to the success of your journey back to continuous employment. You can retain your social welfare benefits during training.
Further information about these opportunities at learning.cpl.ie. There will be an information session about training opportunities in the Talbot Hotel, Carlow, at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 1.