CAUTION – This article was written in 2012 and may no longer be accurate.
The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) offers the opportunity of free training for unemployed construction workers.
To find out if you are eligible for the grant scheme, contact the EGF Construction Contact Centre.
To obtain EGF funding for a project management course, you must have been made redundant between 1st July 2009 and 30th March 2010 and the course must be completed before Friday, 8th June 2012.
Velopi has eligible courses in Project Management, certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The courses help to prepare for the PMP Certification Exam of the PMI, and are available to people previously employed in the building industry who are eligible for an EGF grant.
This is an opportunity for construction workers, who have been made redundant, to obtain grant aided re-training and to aquire and develop new skills more relevant to the current jobs market.
To prepare candidates for the PMP Certification Exam, Velopi holds PMI accredited project management training courses in Dublin, Cork and Limerick. The Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is the most widely recognized certification available to Project Managers worldwide and offers an opportunity for construction workers to broaden and transfer their skills.
For more information on Project Management Courses which are eligible under the EGF scheme, contact us.