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Ready to Return: Re-learn, Re-train, Re-skill


Is This Course For You?

This course is aimed at individuals who wish to develop their employability skills after an absence from the workplace.

The programme covers aspects of general education. The course is targeted at people who have been absent from the workplace and would like to improve their self-confidence and general skills.

There are many supports available to students on VTOS. You can use our Study Skills Centre and can see the Student Support Officer when you need help. Students can also apply for subsidised TEC crèche and after-school places.

Entry Requirements

What Will I Study?

What Qualifications Will I Get When I Finish The Course?

QQI Level 5 Award in General Studies 5M3114

Career Opportunities and Progression

Graduates of this programme qualify for employment or further training in Level 6 programmes such as business, as accounting technician students or some supervisory management courses. Graduates may apply as mature students for suitable further education or training.


1 Year

Course Code



Colaiste Ide College of Further Education Cardiffsbridge Road, Finglas West, Dublin 11

T 01 834 2333 / 01 834 2450 F 01 834 7242 E W

Funded by the Irish Government and supported by the European Union.

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education European Regional Development Fund Ireland's EU Structural Funds Solas CDETB - City of Dublin Education & Training Board