National Counselling Institute of Ireland
Part-time degree courses in Counselling Studies and Psychometric Testing. These are three year courses held one evening a week and one Saturday a month. Other courses available are Degrees in Counselling Skills and Addiction Studies, Adult Guidance Counselling Studies and Youth and Counselling Studies, Certificate in Counselling skills & Practices and Masters in Counseling and Psychotherapy.
Healthy Cooking Classes
Cookery classes with emphasis on using health-giving foods such as fresh fruit and vegetables, wholegrains, nuts, seeds, pulses (chickpeas, beans and lentils) and fish. Recipes are tasty and simple.
This service facilitates and supports community based learning in locations throughout the city and county. Its aim is to encourage adults to return to learning in their own local communities. Subjects include personal development, art, sign language, crafts, computer skills and are organised in association with a wide variety of groups/organisations. Classes generally run for 6 to 10 weeks. A minimum of 10 participants is required to begin a class.
Contact: Martha Bolger, Community Education Facilitator
Chess School Polimac Kilkenny
Weekly group chess lessons for adults at the Club House Hotel. 10 week courses in chess arranged for any group of up to 12 adults anywhere in Co Kilkenny. Chess is very good for all generations. The benefits are huge – better concentration, self esteem, planning and so on. Great fun for all!
Contact: Darko Polimac Telephone: 086 1629415 Location: Club House Hotel, Patrick St, Kilkenny
Kilkenny Job Club
The Kilkenny Job Club is a free training programme for anyone looking for a job. The programmes run every month of the year with a course lasting for four weeks from 10am to 1pm Monday to Friday. The Job Club offers help with job hunting, CV preparation, career advice, interview techniques, job applications and more.
Location: Unit 4 & 5 Abbey Business Centre, Abbey St, Kilkenny Telephone: 056 7756043