This section is to keep everyone informed as to training and funding opportunities that may be relevant to our various member groups.

Social Enterprise Opportunities for Community Groups

Social Enterprise Opportunities for Community Groups and Social Entrepreneurs


Thursday 26th March 2015

7 – 9pm

Armagh City Hotel

  • Information on how social enterprises work
  • Presentations from successful community social enterprise projects followed by Q&A
  • Opportunities for mentoring and funding support for your idea
  • Ideas for follow-up events


Event open to all interested groups and individuals from Armagh City & District Areas

Places are free but limited. To register, please contact Margarita O’Donnell on tel. 3752 9600 ext. 3331 by Monday 23rd March.

Organised by Armagh Neighbourhood Renewal in partnership with The Southern Social Enterprise Hub and ACBC Council

Local community volunteers in Defribillator training

Local community activists recently took part in a Defibrillator training course delivered through the West Armagh Consortium and NRPB’s growing communities’ programme. The course took place in the Pearse Og Social Club on February 21st. All participants passed with flying colours. It is intended to roll out this project further with the provision of defibrillators for local community houses.

Consortium chairman ,Stephen Fields praised the activists who took part in the course adding ,” The feedback that we received is that those who took part found the course very interesting and informative. Even though it is the sort of training that no one hopes to have to employ it is nonetheless important that local activists are equipped with the necessary skills.”

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Work@sea Training through Southern Regional College



Work@Sea Training

(STCW 95) Standards of Training, Certification & Watch keeping.

Do you live in Neighbourhood Renewal Area? If yes, SRC are providing basic training for individuals looking to work on ferries, commercial vessels and superyachts. The training covers:

•        Essential Skills Training

•        STCW Personal Survival Techniques

•        STCW Fire Fighting

•        STCW Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities

•        STCW Elementary First Aid

To find out more or to register Contact: 

Jim Cunningham

T: 028 3839 7868  

M: 077 1198 1732

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