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Details of EGF fund for former Andersen staff

The former Andersen Plant in Rathkeale.

Picture Michael Cowhey

The former Andersen Plant in Rathkeale. Picture Michael Cowhey

 

Details of the European Globalisation Fund for workers made redundant from the Andersen plant in Rathkeale have been released this week.

Grants for training courses include a higher education grant of up to €5,000 annually, further education grant of €3,000 annually and up to €3000 to cover course expenses every year.

Career guidance services will also be provided to eligible participants which will also include supports with developing an action plan to identify training and development needs, job search strategies, CV development, interview techniques and post interview supports.

European Globalisation Fund training grant/course expense contribution application forms are available via www.egf.ie or directly from the EGF Unit in Rathkeale.

Local TD Dan Neville has welcomed the clarification of how the fund will operate.

 

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