Together Academy – September 2021 Course Information

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September 2021 Training Course

We are delighted to open our bricks and mortar academy in September 2021 in Together Academy, Wanderers Rugby Club, Merrion Road, Dublin 4. Become a part of our Together Academy or continue your journey with us this September!

Together Academy is a young and innovative social enterprise that will provide tailored training and employment opportunities for adults with Down syndrome aged between 21 – 35. Through our QQI accredited training, our pathways programme and further tailored supports, we will improve the employment prospects of our young adults.

Together Academy Course Details

View our course brochure here, or check out the 2021 intake course details below.

Course Title:

QQI Level 3 Major Award in Employability Skills with a Culinary element along with a Sports and wellbeing programme.

Course Dates:

2 days per week, Monday/ Tuesday or Wednesday/Thursday over 2 years

Module List:

• Application of number
• Personal effectiveness
• Internet skills
• Breakfast cookery
• Nutrition and healthy options
• Bread, Pastry and Desserts
• Personal care and presentation
• Work experience

In the Together Café in Wanderers Rugby Club the TA students will work with the Café staff enhancing their employability skills. The students will also meet and greet customers increasing awareness and changing perspectives of people with Ds.

Pathways Programme:

Each student will be assigned a Pathways to employment specialist essentially a job coach to support the student and the employer. During their work experience the Pathways Team will work with the student to make their journey to employment a successful one. They will work with the employer to carve out a suitable role for the candidate and ensure job retention.
Together Academy will have ancillary businesses such as our online shop, coffee carts and catering where some of our students may gain paid employment on completion of their course.

Course fee:

€1,500

Please note the €1500 can be made in 3 installments throughout the year after an initial deposit. Together Academy is committed to accessible, inclusive education and training. If any part of the €1500 course fee is an issue or concern, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are happy to offer financial help.

For more information about the course, or for questions or queries about Together Academy and our programming, please email info@togetheracademy.ie. All in-person programming is subject to COVID-19 restriction guidelines and will be communicated to students throughout the course.

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