Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS)
This scheme allows unemployed people aged over 21 to participate in education and training without losing their benefits. Students eligible for an available place on the scheme continue to receive their Social Welfare entitlements plus the cost of some books, lunch and travel expenses (where applicable).
It applies to all courses offered at Carlow Institute of Further Education and Training and, to qualify applicants must be in receipt of one of a number of social welfare supports for at least six months.
1-3 Granby Row,
tel: 059 914 0311
for more information.