Hospitality Skills Training

The National Organic Training Skillnet will host a Job Seekers Support Program based on working in the hospitality sector.  We are now seeking applications from eligible candidates.  This course is open to those who are unemployed and is FREE (however eligibility criteria apply)


Course Content:

Course Content: The course will be divided into 20 days contact training days plus 10 days work experience.

·       Customer Service,

·       Team Work,

·       Front of house skills,

·       Waiting Skills,

·       Banqueting Skills,

·       Bar Skills,

·       Mixology,

·       Barista Training

·       General hospitality Knowledge

·       Hospitality Food Hygiene

·       First Aid for the hospitality sector

·       Manual Handling for hospitality industry

Course Start Date: This course will start on the 14th of March and run 3 days a week until May 2016,

Course Location: The course will be held in various locations in the Carrick on Shannon area.

How to apply:   To apply please check that you are eligible (see link above), if eligible then please send a brief CV and cover letter to the:  National Organic Training Skillnet via email  Please enter “Hospitality Skills” in the subject title or post your CV and cover letter to National Organic Training Skillnet, The Enterprise Centre, Hill Road, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim.

Places are limited therefore you will be called for an interview.

For additional information please contact the Margaret or Sean at the National Organic Training Skillnet on 0719640688, or contact Nuala Greene, Employment Support Services, Department of Social Protection, Shannon Lodge , Carrick-on-Shannon, Ph:  071-9672341    E-mail:

The National Organic Training Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.


At the end of this program trainees will be equipped with a clear knowledge of the hospitality sector; trainees will clearly understand the importance of good customer service. Trainees will have a gained the basic skills required to work in a restaurant, café, bar or hotel.