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Laois Sports Partnership launch community coaching programme

Laois Sports Partnership are launching an exciting programme
Laois Sports Partnership are launching an exciting programme

Are you interested in sports? If so, Laois Sports Partnership have an exciting training opportunity available.

Starting today, they have launched a new community coaching programme which will run for 14 weeks.

The Community Coaching Programme is focused on successfully
assisting unemployed people to gain employment, coaching,
volunteering and further education opportunities in the sports
sector.

They could work for example as coaches, referees or physical activity leaders.

The course is free of charge, consists for €2,500 worth of courses, with GAA, soccer, athletics and cricket as well as Sport Ireland accredited courses.

It also holds a level 4 QQI work experience module with Laois Offaly Education and Training Board along with a QQI first aid course.

The course consists of two and a half days per week from Wednesday to Friday.

It is open to both male and female Jobseekers. Places are limited, please contact James Kelly at 086 7962177 or call to Laois Sports Partnership, Portlaoise Leisure Centre, Moneyballytyrrell, Portlaoise, Co Laois on 057 8671248.

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.