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Causeway Coast and Glens Labour Market Partnership endorses training and upskilling both in person and online. You can make learning suit your needs.


Personal Learning Account (PLA)

The Causeway Coast and Glens Labour Market Partnership intends to assist in developing priority sectors in the area.

Residents in the area can apply for up to £500 to fund their participation on accredited courses that will help develop careers. Applicants must be aged over 16, live in the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough and have the legal right to work. The PLA scheme is for those residents who need assistance in removing financial barriers to study. 

Visit PLA Webpage.



Apprenticeships are an excellent way to get hands on experience while you learn. Combining working and learning can be a fruitful and engaging experience for anyone over the age of 16 who is looking for work.

Why sign up for an apprenticeship?

  • You get to experience what working in a certain industry/role would be like.
  • You earn money while you learn.
  • You gain qualifications.
  • It can Improve your confidence and other professional skills.
  • You may be eligible for funding through The Department for the Economy.

You can visit our Causeway Apprenticeships Website to learn about Apprenticeships and sign up to receive emails about local apprenticeship opportunities!


Skill Up

Skill Up is open to anyone in Northern Ireland who is aged over 18 and eligible to work.

The Department for the Economy, with funding from the Northern Ireland Office and the Department of Finance, are funding FREE short courses, delivered by local colleges and universities.

There are up to 7000 free places available until end of March 2024!

For more information on SKILL UP click here.