VTOS Information

Monaghan Institute

 Liberal Arts

 
Course Name Liberal Arts
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
VTOS Information Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS)

This is a scheme operated to give unemployed people educational opportunities without losing their benefits. VTOS is funded by the Department of Education and Skills with assistance from the European Social Fund. It applies to all full time courses offered at Monaghan Institute.

WHO QUALIFIES?
You must be aged 21 or over and be in receipt of unemployment payments or other social welfare benefit for at least 6 months. The number of places on VTOS is limited and priority is given to those who are long-term unemployed and have not had the opportunity to complete second-level education. For further details contact your local ETB Office or visit www.vtos.ie

Benefits of VTOS
Books, materials and examination fees are paid for on VTOS and participants receive a meal and travel allowance (depending on distance from the Institute). Childcare support is also available through the Childcare Employment and Training
Support Scheme (CETS).

For further details contact your local ETB or social welfare office or visit www.studentfinance.ie or www.welfare.ie