Innishmore, Ballincollig, Co. Cork
Ballincollig Regional Training Centre was officially opened in Innishmore, Ballincollig in 1996 following the establishment of the Water Services National Training Group. The Centre was the first of five centres built nationwide to provide training as set out in the National Training Programme for the Sanitary Services Sector. The Centre now caters for the Water Services, Roads, Environment and Fire Services training needs of Local Authority personnel in Cork County, Cork City and Kerry County Councils in addition to providing high quality training to other public and private sector organisations.
The Training Centre consists of a number of classrooms, two of which can seat up to sixty people each. Each room is equipped with integrated audio visual equipment to allow presentation delivery using a variety of technologies. The Centre also houses a large indoor workshop and includes an outdoor area complete with a range of plant and equipment which are ideal for the delivery of training courses which focus on practical skills. In addition there is a leak detection unit and a recently constructed confined space unit in the grounds of the centre. The Centre also has dedicated canteen facilities and ample car parking is available. Catering and room hire can also be arranged for a range of meeting and training events.
Ballincollig Regional Training Centre is an Approved Training Organisation registered by Solas as an accredited centre under the Construction Training Incentive Scheme. A number of the centres trainers are listed on the National Trainers Register and one of the Centres staff is qualified and appointed as an Internal Verifier.
Ballincollig Regional Training Centre is also RSA /CPC approved and in addition has a further three registered outreach training centres - Skibbereen, Mallow and Killorglin.
The Confined Space Unit is City and Guilds accredited for the delivery of Low and Medium Risk City and Guilds Confined Space Training.
The Centre is approved by IT Carlow for delivery of the Road Programme Management Programme for Local Authority Roads Staff.
The Centre is OHSAS 18001 Accredited.