TFS Programme

Training For Success is the only course of its kind in Europe. It aims to help young people with epilepsy to;

  • Identify their own personal goals and plan to achieve them
  • Build confidence and self-esteem
  • Decide upon the career of their choice
  • Learn about the nature and management of epilepsy

Entry to the programme is by interview. Students are fully registered with the IT Sligo and Intreo. Students are paid a training allowance and where appropriate, an accommodation allowance by MSLETB (Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board) . Training For Success is funded by Intreo.

TFS - A unique approach

In developing Training For Success, Epilepsy Ireland adopted a holistic approach, focusing on two main areas: Career Planning & Development and Personal Development » read more


Career Options

Those who have graduated from the programme have taken up a variety of career paths. While many have found their way into open employment, some have opted for supported employment. » read more


Course Content

The holistic nature of Training For Success is reflected in the varied course content which includes both core and elective subjects. » read more


Institute of Technology Sligo

Training For Success is run in partnership with the Sligo Institute of Technology. Students on TFS have full access to all the Institute's facilities and resources. » read more

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