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Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.

Community Employment

Community Employment (CE) is an employment programme which helps long-term unemployed (at least 12 months) people to re-enter the workforce by breaking their experience of unemployment through a return to work routine.

The CE programme aims to enhance and develop both technical and personal skills which can then be used in the workplace. The CE programme is generally sponsored by groups wishing to benefit the local community, namely voluntary organisations and public bodies involved in not-for-profit activities. The training provided through Community Employment is delivered within a Quality Assurance framework.

See details of recognised QQI Awards and qualifications which can be achieved and which lead to major awards on the National Framework of Qualifications. A CE applicant who needs childcare in order to take up a place in a CE schemes is eligible for a CE childcare place.

For further detail in relation to how CE childcare places are managed please contact your CE Sponsor or click here.

To participate in the CE programme, you must: Register at your local Employment Services Office and Meet certain Eligibility Criteria.The Department provides financial support in the form of Allowances and Funding to assist with the programme, for example participant wages, supervisor grants, materials grants, and specific skills training grants.

For further information click here

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