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This course is designed to assist participants in deciding on their Career Plan, provide the skills required to achieve their goals and instil the confidence to put this plan into action. It will enable them to progress into further training or into employment with a recognised City & Guilds qualification.


Looking for a career in hospitality, tourism, retail or customer service?


HPSU Skillnet in conjunction with Career & Life Planning  have a 4 week course (3 weeks training – 1 week placement) commencing in Galway. The full-time course is open to those in receipt of a welfare payment or signing for credits. The course includes ;


Stress has become synonymous with today’s fast-paced lifestyle and, for the majority of people, it’s a given that there will be times when their job becomes highly stressful. But the better able an individual feels able to cope with stress the less (more…)

Developing new approaches to activating people locally, drive positive outcomes and influence the right people


  • Engaging with Local Employers, does your organisation have a strategy?
  • Are you confident that you have the knowledge and skills to implement a successful employability programme and drive positive outcomes?
  • Do you have the confidence, knowledge and skills to influence your social partners and potential participants to get your programme noticed?

Career Employability Specialist Programme endorsed by the
Institute of Employability Professionals, recognised by the Institute of Leadership & Management

 Limerick, Dublin and Sligo* 

1 Day per week over 4 weeks


Making a case for your training budget can be tough. Graham Scrivener, Managing Director of Forum EMEA, shares his tips.

Measuring the value that leadership development brings to the business is key, especially at a time when companies are looking for ways to reduce spending and cut costs. Any areas of the business unable to demonstrate a return on investment are vulnerable to budget cuts.


Demonstrating ROI (Return On Investment) – both for your clients and as a coach – is imperative.

Coaching: it’s a term that most learning and development professionals are familiar with.  To coach – in a workplace setting, of course – means to help others explore their goals and ambitions, and equip them with the right tools to help achieve their potential.  It is a useful way of developing people’s skills and abilities, and of boosting performance, which in turn delivers business benefits.


This article was first published on March 2015 edition of Inspire, the Institute of Leadership & Management  international edition for HR and L&D professionals.

Should you train your managers in coaching skills? Steve Hemsley investigates


Accredited programme by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM)

Level 6 NFQ Diploma/Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring from Institute of Leadership & Management starting
March 2016


Limerick & Dublin

 Book your place on the programme by contacting us on 091 700 220 or info@calp.ie for more information on the programme.

Register your Interest Here


This workshop illustrates how using the “5 Steps to Success” coaching framework will help you improve and enjoy your work & life jointly. The 5 steps to Success helps people Cope & Adapt with change; Improve personal and professional performance, maintain it and stay focused on getting to a level of Enjoyment in both personal and professional performance.


Holiday cheer is in the air and in order to promote our Calp Success Management Development programme we will be giving you an insight into 12 of our most popular modules. The festive season offers us a chance to re assess what’s really important to us both personally and professionally. With so many plates spinning for managers, trying to manage yourself, your workload, your employees and your manager can be difficult.

Day 12: Giving Briefings and Making Presentations