Moving On Programme for Mothers

What is it?

The Moving On Programme is a back to education programme for mothers 17-35.  The programme runs for 43 weeks from September to June with learners getting a QQI level 4 Major Award in Employment Skills when they have completed the course.  This qualification is the equivalent of an Ordinary Leaving Certificate qualification.

The course offers the following modules:

  • Career Planning
  • Communications
  • Customer Service
  • Mathematics
  • Information Technology Skills
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Workplace Safety
  • Work Experience (includes a work placement)
  • Understanding Interculturalism

The programme also includes:

  • One-to- one personal support from a keyworker and support using the Outcomes Star system to guide and measure the personal development and growth of learners
  • The development of positive parenting skills using the Parents Plus programme
  • Advice and support from the Adult Educational Guidance and Information Service on how to apply for courses or jobs.
  • All learners have the opportunity to complete a work placement in a work area of their choice.
  • There are opportunities to complete classes in stress management, budget management, Manual Handling and personal development.

Who is it for?

The programme is specifically designed for mothers 17-35, who want to get back into education and explore their options for further education or finding a job.

Why do it?

The aims of the programme include:

  • Helping mothers to progress to further education, training or work
  • Supporting mothers with personal and social issues
  • Helping mothers develop confidence and stress management skills.
  • Supporting mothers to enhance their parenting skills

For support or more information please contact:

Moving On Co-ordinator

Tel: 059 9138718

085 162 8570


Moving On Programme Application form.