Greenworks is a nationwide education programme, offering courses to jobseekers, with a focus on upskilling the workforce for the growing opportunities within Ireland's Green Economy. As part of Green Works you can avail of a large variety of themed courses, FETAC certificates, workshops, work placements, lectures, networking and much more.
They are offering a number of courses of interest to textile producers, whether it’s a specific textile course, or a business or tourism course.
Here is an example of some of their courses:
Green Interior Design Workshop
Introduction to Sustainable Fashion
Sustainable Fashion Creation
Sustainable Fashion Industry Practice
They are starting a series of practical skills courses in their Cork and Sligo Hubs.
Sew & Mend | Mondays for 10 weeks from 17th Jan 2011 10.00-12.00
Embroidery | Tuesday for 10 weeks from 18th Jan 2011 14.00 - 16.00
Crochet | Wednesdays for 10 weeks from 19th Jan 2011 10.00 - 12.00
Knitting | Thursdays for 10 weeks from 20th Jan 2011 10.00- 12.00
Lacemaking | Fridays for 10 weeks from 21st Jan 2011 10.00 - 12.00
Sewing by Hand & Machine | 13th & 14th Jan 2011
For more information visit www.greeworks.ie