Parent alone? Looking to change your life?

One Family is committed to continued development of its offering to lone parents wishing to return to work/ and or education. In conjunction with Ballsbridge College of Further Education we are now offering the opportunity to take additional FETAC level 4 modules as part of One Family Options programme. One Family is now recruiting for the following programmes:

The Options programme will provide

  • Practical skills for progression into, Employment, Self Employment and/or College
  • Career  tasters  in a range of subjects: IT, Business and Social care
  • Experience of Further Education environment
  • FETAC Level 4 accreditation in Information Technology, Entrepreneurial Skills and Healthcare.
  • Learners who have prior learning in this area may have an option to Achieve Level 5 certification.
  • Wednesday and Thursday mornings  10- 1 pm, starting  on 28th September

The New Futures Programme ( FETAC Level 5 Personal and Professional development)  will provide


  • Personal development skills to enhance confidence and  self esteem
  • Communication skills and anger management
  • In depth self awareness of personal strengths, interests, values, personality type and learning styles
  • Guidance towards best fit career and college course choices
  • Decision making and financial planning
  • Balancing parenting with work / education,
  • Comprehensive goal setting and action planning skills to enable progression
  • Career clinic: preparation of CV and interview preparation
  • Shadowing opportunities in a range of college and/or work place environments
  • Keyworking support once a fortnight throughout the programme.
  • Mondays and Tuesdays 10 – 1:30 pm, starting  on 26th September


For further information please contact  Helen or Aisling on 01 6629212 or by email to  or