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ETB Adult Learners presented with QQI Full Award Certificates

Published 4 months ago 28th December 2023 by Jamie O’Flaherty

Healthcare Support group photographed at the ETB QQI Full Awards Presentation held at Kickham Barracks Campus, Clonmel. Back L to R: Colin Cummins (FET Director, TETB), Kathleen Grimes (Coordinator, TETB), Stephen Hannigan, Edel Connelly, Ken O’Flaherty, Elzbieta Jacodzinska, Conor Byrne, Laura Culligan, Martina Skeffington, Bernadette Cullen (Chief Executive, TETB). Front L to R: Mary Hanna-Hourigan (Chairperson, TETB), Veronica Benson, Marion O’Dwyer, Vaneci Cirillo, Bernadette Forristal, Maighread Casey, and Gillian Barton.

Adult learners from Tipperary Education and Training Board (ETB) campuses in Carrick-on-Suir, Clonmel, Tipperary Town, Thurles and Cashel were presented with QQI Full Award certificates at a special ceremony at the ETB’s Army Barracks Campus in Clonmel.
The event on November 14, saw honours being presented to learners studying the areas of Healthcare Support, Beauty Therapy, Animal Care, Culinary, Horticulture and ICT (Information and Communications Technology), with others receiving certificates in Community Addiction Studies and ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence).

Animal Care awards group photographed at the ETB QQI Full Awards Presentation held at the Kickham Barracks Campus, Clonmel. L to R: Michelle Morrissey (Teacher), Katie Egan, Silvia Hatnancikova, Shirley Mullery, Anne Lenihan (Teacher), and Jeanne Wallace (Teacher).


Learners who received QQI Full Awards successfully completed a comprehensive program in their field of study and have met all the required standards and criteria set by QQI. QQI is the national awarding body for further education and training.

Tipperary Education and Training Board staff members photographed at the ETB QQI Full Awards Presentation held at Kickham Barracks Campus, Clonmel. Back L to R: Marion O’Dwyer (Teacher), Anne Lenihan (Teacher), Kaye Mullaney (Adult Education Officer, TETB), Bernadette Cullen (Chief Executive, TETB), Kathleen Grimes (Coordinator, TETB), Emmet Thornton (Teacher). Front L to R: Ann Marie Sweeney (Tutor), Michelle Morrisey (Teacher), Jeanne Wallace (Teacher), Colin Cummins (FET Director, TETB), and Cllr Mary Hanna-Hourigan (Chairperson, TETB).
ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) awards group photographed at the ETB QQI Full Awards Presentation held at the Kickham Barracks Campus, Clonmel. L to R: Sean Moore, Jacinta Drohan, Elaine Winston, Christine McGrath, and Kaye Mullaney (Adult Education Officer).
Elizabeth O’Brien, receiving her Beauty Therapy certificate from Colin Cummins (FET Director)


Tipperary ETB was represented at the event by Chief Executive, Bernadette Cullen, Director of Further Education and Training (FET), Colin Cummins, Director of Organisation, Support and Development, Liam McGrath, Adult Education Officer, Kaye Mullaney and Tipperary ETB Chairperson, Cllr Mary Hanna-Hourigan, who all expressed their admiration for the dedication displayed by the adult learners during their education journey, Further Education Coordinator at Tipperary ETB, Kathleen Grimes, said:
“We are delighted to recognise and celebrate the achievements of our adult learners. This certification is a sign of their commitment to personal and professional development, and we are proud to play a part in their journey.”

Aileen Rice, receiving her Horticulture certificate from Colin Cummins (FET Director)


Tipperary ETB’s Army Barracks Campus, located on the site of the former Kickham Barracks, is a central location for a wide range of interesting full and part-time courses, both certified and non-certified.
Anybody interested in finding out more about the courses available at Tipperary ETB can contact the Adult Guidance Officer by phone at 052 6191424 or email
adultguidance@tipperaryetb.ie

Maura Hennessey, receiving her Horticulture certificate from Colin Cummins (FET Director)
Caitriona Myers, receiving her Horticulture certificate from Colin Cummins (FET Director)
Michael Butler, receiving his Community Addiction Studies certificate from Colin Cummins (FET Director)
Laura Amos, receiving her Culinary Skills certificate from Colin Cummins (FET Director)
Katherine Hickey, receiving her Culinary Skills certificate from Colin Cummins (FET Director)
Daire O’Mahoney, receiving his Community Addiction Studies certificate from Colin Cummins (FET Director)
Kristina Naluzhna, receiving her ICDL certificate from Colin Cummins (FET Director)
 
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