I started in PACE Training for 6 weeks on Community Returns. I decided to stay on because I grew to like what they were doing.Woodwork, Art & Design, Computers, Horticulture, Wood-Burning was my favourite!PACE helped me get myself together again after prison. AB, PACE Trainee
Training for Employment
PACE provide a range of
training options including
woodwork, metalwork, horticulture, art and design, communications,
interpersonal and computer skills.
The aim of the training is to provide
a supported environment for people who want to change their lives after a
criminal conviction through training, education, work experience and employment.
We offer fully accredited courses along
with individual programme planning for each participant which includes CV
preparation, interview skills and employability skills.
We also have access to funding for
participants to achieve Safepass, Manual Handling and various other external
courses that they have an interest in.
The Project Works for...
The project works intensively with both men and women on preparing them for progression into employment or further education/training opportunities.
Our programmes are particularly beneficial to people who have served lengthy sentences in custody and provide support to those transitioning from prison to the community.
Our overall aim is to support our participants to live safely in the community.
The keyworker model of support is an essential part of the successful reintegration process and provides support for the participants in addressing various issues including addiction, reconnecting with family.
- The Probation Service
- The Irish Prison Service
- Dublin City Council
- The Glin (Community Employment)
- Irish school of Motoring
- Irish Social Enterprise Network
- Dept of Rural & Community Development
First Impressions, 2018
Unit 3ASantry Hall Industrial EstateSantryDublin 9
Tel: 01 8427997Mobile: 087 4061989 (Sales)