Participants who completed FETAC Level 3 Restaurant Food Service and Bar Skills course in Achill have taken their first step towards a career in the local tourism industry.
South West Mayo Development Company, in response to local demand, organised the delivery of the FETAC Level 3 Restaurant Food Service and Bar Skills course for thirteen participants from the Achill area.
The project was supported by the Local and Community Development Programme and SWMDC, in partnership with Achill’s Local Employment Service (INTREO).
The six-day course in Óstáin Oileán Acla was delivered with course tutors provided by St Colman’s Training Centre Mayo Abbey.
South West Mayo Development Company’s Project Co-ordinator Breda Murray and Project Officer Anne-Marie Carroll, at the certificate presentations ceremony, both emphasised to all the course participants that their new skills will encourage and help them move into employment in the vibrant tourism and hospitality industry that is so economically important to the Achill region.