What We Provide
- An initial identification of previous achievements, current needs and interests.
- Identifying, agreeing and setting individual learning plans and goals to include personal development and ongoing exploration between the learner and CTC staff.
- Assigning a member of the CTC staff to the learner as his or her Key Worker or Mentor.
- Provision of an initial induction to or sampling of general vocational skills.
- Be offered modules of learning that enable him or her to achieve their goals.
- Pursue learning objectives to secure specific outcomes such as National Certification in one or a number of areas.
- Regular reviews between the learner and the Key Worker during which the learner can receive positive feedback and negotiate adjustments to his or her learning programme.
- Be supported in periods of suitable and complementary work experience or work based learning on an employers premises that furthers his or her career and learning goals.
- Continue to develop literacy,numeracy and communication skills related to life and work objectives.
- Be supported by CTC staff for a period of at least 6 months after formal training in the Centre is completed to help him or her adjust to life and opportunities in the workplace or further learning placement.
CTC Training Programmes
- Return to learning and help them prepare for employment and adult life
- Continue their personal and social development
- Focus on areas and activities where he or she can experience and build on success
- Promote a positive attitude to his or her life long learning, personal independence and responsibilities, active citizenship and social inclusion
- Provide them with the skills, knowledge and competencies required whereby he or she can to get a secure foothold in the active Labour Market and compete for work.
- CTCs offer a flexible and tailor-made program of integrated general education, vocational training and work experience.
- Learners are helped set personal and learning goals that increase their self-esteem, skill and knowledge base and employability. Course elements include Personal and Social Development, a choice of Vocational Skills and Communications Skills including Literacy and Numeracy.