Engage Galway

Engage ‘18: An Information Event for Adult Learners

 Engage ‘18 will focus on you and may be what you need to kick start your career in 2018.

  •  Are you unsure of what study options to take?
  • Are you interested in upskilling or changing careers?
  • Do you need some career advice?
  • Would you like to speak to someone employed in the career area you are interested in?
  • Are you currently unemployed and seeking work?

 If you have answered yes to any of these questions, then Engage ‘18 may be what you need.

 Where: Connacht Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway.

When: Saturday 27 January, 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm

 Engage 18 Schedule


You can book a 15-minute one-to-one consultation on the day, on a first come first serve basis. A Career Counsellor will review your personal work and education history with you. They will help you identify your skills, abilities, interests, and explore a range of opportunities available. They can advise you of options that will help you achieve your goals.


Representatives from the following Industry areas will attend Engage ‘18 to provide advice on career options in a diverse range of areas. The focus will be on employability, job categories and specific skill sets employers are seeking.

Industry areas include:

  • Medical Devices
  • Construction
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Business and Sales
  • Creative Arts
  • Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Apprenticeships
  • Healthcare
  • Social Impact field

Representatives from GRETB Apprenticeship team will also be on hand on the day with information on the full range of over 40 apprenticeships/traineeships in a range of sectors including Construction, Electrical, Engineering, Finance, IT, Hospitality and Motor.


Representatives from the Regional Skills Forum West, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board and NUI Galway will be available to discuss further education and support options for those who wish to return to further education and training. Additionally, representatives from Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) will be available to discuss any queries on grants, funding and entitlements you may have.

 REGISTRATION Registration to attend Engage ‘18 is free and may be done online here.

NB: One-to-one consultations are made on a first come, first served basis on the day so come early to avoid disappointment.

 CONTACT: If you have any further enquires please call 091 706269 or 087-0552292 or email: engagegalway18@gmail.com. Follow us on social media #engagegalway

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