Art Craft Design Open Day 2018

The VTOS Art Craft and Design Exhibition and Open day is on Tuesday the 29th May at the Further Education and Training Centre, Kilmallock Road Campus from 10am – 2pm.

Discover and explore the fantastic range of creative works on display.

This is a great opportunity to find out more about the Art Craft Design course or any of the VTOS courses on offer.  You can also take the time to Register your Expression of Interest for the Art Craft Design course.

To tempt you in there will be tea, coffee and some yummy bites!

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Office Administration Assessments

Typical work space on Office Administration course

Assessments for the Level 5 Office Administration with Digital Marketing course took place on Monday May 21st 2018 @ 9.30 am.  Thank you to all who took the time to attend the assessment.  Further assessments will take place in the near future.

The assessment will comprise of 3 parts:

  • Typing test
  • Theory test
  • Word Processing test

The assessment will take approximately 2 hours to complete – Register your expression of interest to attend the assessment!  

You can read details on the various modules on the Office Administration with Digital Marketing course page.

Due to the intense nature of the course and the demands of the Text Production module where a typing speed of 35 wpm minimum is required to pass the module a minimum typing speed is required for the assessment.  This will also impact of the awarding of the major award of Office Administration 5M1997.

The purpose of the theory assessment will establish a baseline of theory knowledge and vocabulary for use across the various modules on the course.

The word processing assessment will ensure beyond beginner competency in word processing skills to ensure ability to complete all assignments across modules (that are expected to be word processed to deadlines).


Intercultural Day 2017

VTOS Limerick city Intercultural Day served to highlight the diversity and culture of all the different nationalities that participate on VTOS courses.   Global food tasting, experience of different languages and cultures all came together along with and an unforgettable tribal drumming experience.

VTOS students enjoy learning in friendly surroundings and are taught be highly skilled and experienced teachers.  VTOS allows social welfare recipients to keep payments while attending education courses and gain certificate in state exams (Junior Cert and Leaving Cert) as well as a variety of QQI awards.




Intercultural Day 2017

VTOS students are ambassadors for the different nationalities in Limerick and the Intercultural Day event creates strong bonds for learners and teachers as part of lifelong learning and creates cross culture friendships.
The goal of the Intercultural Day is to create a place where everyone can appreciate the different aspects of the cultures in VTOS. It is a great opportunity to learn about the cultures of the world, many of which are represented in Limerick city, and we’ll have lots of fun at the same time.

Art Craft Design Open Day

Art Open Day

Thursday 25th May 2017 10am – 2pm

Discover and explore the fantastic range of creative works on display.

The VTOS Programme Art Exhibition takes place in the Art Studio at the Further Education and Training Centre, Kilmallock Road Campus. There will also be an opportunity for the public to view the newly refurbished former St Enda’s building that is now a vibrant, creative learning hub.

You can also use this as an opportunity to enquire about a place on the course for next year or apply online now!


Thinking of a course for next September?

OA keyboard for assessmentAre you interested in studying Office Administration starting next September?

Next Monday 15 May 2017 there will be an information session with pre-course IT assessment in A09, Further Education & Training Centre, Kilmallock Road Campus, Limerick @ 11.45am – 1.45pm

This Level 5 Major Award will provide you with comprehensive training in all office skills and provide the confidence necessary to work in administration, clerical, secretarial or reception environments.

Learners also have the opportunity to achieve certification in Digital Marketing and ECDL.
This highly successful course offers a number of career pathways with proven potential to access employment or further education/training.


Erasmus+ Quake Project Bulgarian visitors

Bon voyage to Radoslava Petkova & Silviya Nikolaeva, who participated on the QUAKE Erasmus+ Mobility Project. They visited us from École Professionnelle d’Agriculture Nikola Pushkarov in Popovo, Bulgaria.

During the 3 weeks, they completed work experience in D & M Garden Centre and restaurant and Ballycannon Lodge, Croagh, Co. Limerick. Valuable insights were gained into horticulture, agriculture and tourism.

While staying in County Limerick, Radoslava and Silviya took the opportunity to experience the scenery and cultural activities on offer; farm visits, farm to fork restaurants and hotels, the Limerick Milk Market, famous Limerick city landmarks, Irish dancing as well as participating in not one but two St. Patrick’s Day parades.

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