Now that you have decided which training course you would like to enrol on, you may want to explore some of the options available to finance your studies.
With the Technical Employment Support Grant (TESG) each application is considered individually by your local Employment Services Office.
You will need to:
Visit your Local Employment Services Office and speak to your Placement Officer. Once you can demonstrate, to your local employment office, that the course you wish to complete is part of your plan to return to work you may be entitled to the TESG grant. It is really important that when you are seeking this grant that you have a definite career plan & that the course you have chosen is part of that plan.
Explain to your Employment Services Placement Officer that you would like to attend this course to be able return to work.
If one of our courses is essential to helping you find employment, your Local Employment Services Office may fund the training up to €500.
To find a Local Employment Service office near you, please click on the following logo to bring you to the Department of Social Protection's search page
For further information on funding or grants, contact your local citizens advice bureau or local unemployment office.
We can offer individualised payment plans that may suit your needs. To avail of our college payment plans you need to contact the college directly. If you click the link in the cibht logo it will bring you to our contact details page.
For private funding look no further than your local Credit Union, you can spread the cost of your course over 24-36 months. (Terms & Conditions Apply)
The following examples are correct as of 1/4/2015, for more information please view the Naas Credit Union Loan Calculator on http://www.naascreditunion.com/borrow/quick-calculator.php
Allied Irish Bank:
By clicking on the AIB logo it will take you to their website, where you can check out AIB's available student loan options: