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Free Healthcare course in Ballinasloe

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Care of the Elderly (QQI Level 5 Healthcare) in Ballinasloe 


Galway Rural Development (GRD) in collaboration with Galway Roscommon and Education Training Board (GRETB) are proposing to run a FREE course in Healthcare.  The course will be take place over Eight weeks in Ballinasloe:


Venue:                       Ballinasloe College of Further Education

Start Date:                 Monday 13th March

Time:                          9.30am -3.30pm

Duration:                   Every Monday for 8 weeks

Cost:                           FREE to anyone aged 18 years + if you are unemployed


If you are interested in registering for this course  please download the expression of interest form by  clicking on the link below:

Care of the Elderly (QQI Level 5 Healthcare) in Ballinasloe

Fill in and return to Galway Rural Development by post or email or alternatively contact Freeda Garman, GRD 091 844335 or There is no cost to participants who are unemployed and places will be filled on a first come first serve basis. 


Welcome to the Galway Rural Development website. Galway Rural Development, through the programmes we administer, will continue to work along with other agencies, groups and individuals around the county to improve the quality of life for all citizens in our area. We especially wish to work with those who are most in need of assistance, to provide real opportunities for people to gain significant improvements for themselves and their communities throughout rural Galway.

Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.