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Residential training for adults with disabilities

Parkanaur College is the only residential training college in Northern Ireland for people with significant disabilities.

Parkanaur College

Training is offered up to NVQ3 in areas such as:

  • business administration
  • catering
  • horticulture
  • upholstery

The college is funded by the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL) through the Disability Employment Service (DES).

Application process

Suitable candidates who could benefit from attending Parkanaur, and who cannot avail of other mainstream programmes, are identified by:

  • Employment Service Team Leaders
  • Employment Service Advisers and
  • Careers Advisers

These advisers are based in JobCentres/Jobs and Benefits Offices.

Each person's suitability for this training and their future potential for progression towards or into employment is assessed by DEL's Occupational Psychology Service.

If you need more information on Parkanaur College, please contact your nearest Jobcentre or Jobs and Benefits office, or contact the college as follows:

Parkanaur College
57 Parkanaur Road
BT70 3AA

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