Susan Mccann

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New Midlands Retrofit Training Programme Launched Today

It will give Bord na Móna employees the opportunity to upskill in the area.

A new Midlands Retrofit Training Programme is being launched today.

The six-day course - at the Mount Lucas National Construction Training Facility in Offaly - will offer Bord na Móna employees a QQI level accreditation in Thermal Insulation Installation.

A 26-week Peatlands Rehabilitation Traineeship is also being launched - to allow employees to continue working in the company for the next three to four years. 

They're among a number alternative career training courses Bord na Móna and the Laois Offaly Education and Training Board are co-ordinating.

Pádraig Boland, Skills Manager at LOETB, says they're focused on supporting workers affected by the closure of power stations:



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