Welcome to Westport College of Further Education Employer Services page.

Westport College of Further Education provides a wide range of services to employers. Employers can find information on education and training programmes for existing and potential employees Employers interested in taking our full time learners on placement can also apply through this page. If you have any vacancies in your organisation (full time or part time), please advertise the position here. In addition, employers are invited to suggest project titles for our students.

Furthermore, we welcome applications from employers interested in sharing their experience and expertise with our students. Finally, a list of events and conferences that may interest employers is provide

Contact us for more information by emailing admin@westportcfe.ie or call us on 098 50800

Recruit a Learner for Full Time / Part Time Employment

Please email job vacancies to admin@westportcfe.ie and we will advertise them to our students.

Recruit a Learner for work placement

All of our full time programmes offer work placement where the learners go out into employer organisations to receive valuable work experience. These placements are beneficial for the learner and the employer.

If you wish to recruit a student for Work Experience on any of the courses below please contact admin@westportcfe.ie

  • Agriculture Level 5
  • Agriculture Level 6
  • Horticulture Level 6
  • Art Level 6
  • Film & Photography Production Level 5
  • Professional Photography Level 6
  • Healthcare Support Level 5 with EMT
  • Animal Care Level 5
  • Animal Science Level 6
  • Hairdressing Level 5
  • Hairdressing Level 6
  • ITEC Beauty Therapy with Make-up
  • ITEC Advanced Beauty Therapy
  • Office Administration Level 5
  • Motor Technology Level 5
  • Business with Tourism Level 5

Train your Staff

Westport College of Further Education have a range of Night classes on offer. These night classes offer a cost effective method to upskill your staff. Details of night classes can be found here. We all offer the facility to deliver certified courses to your company on an ad hoc basis. Please contact marygreally@westportcfe.ie for more information.

Suggest a project for our full time learners

On all  of our courses, learners are expected to complete a project relevant to the course they are completing. We welcome suggestions from local employers who can provide opportunities to our learners to engage in real life case studies or projects. Please contact admin@westportcfe.ie with any suggestions.

Come in and speak to our learners

Westport College of Further Education always welcome  guest speakers to come in and speak to our learners. This typically involves a 1-hour slot where the employer volunteers their time to share their expertise with our learners. Please contact admin@westportcfe.ie if you wish to speak to our learners.