IDA Business Park, Ballycoolen, Dublin 15
Ballycoolin Regional Training Centre was officially opened in 2005 in Dublin 15 following the establishment of the Water Services National Training Group. The Centre is one of the 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 Dublin City Council, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, Fingal County Council, Kildare County Council, Louth County Council, Meath County Council, South Dublin County Council, Westmeath County Council and Wicklow County Council in addition to providing high quality training to other public and private sector organisations. The Training Centre is located in the IDA Business Park, Ballycoolin, Dublin 15, alongside Fingal County Council’s Water Services major regional storage reservoir and depot. The Centre is easily accessible for its customer base, being adjacent to the M50 and M3 motorways.
The Training Centre consists of a number of lecture rooms, one of which is an IT training room. Each room is equipped with integrated audio visual equipment to allow presentation delivery using a variety of technologies. The Centre also has 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 leakage detection unit and a 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.
Ballycoolin Regional Training Centre is an Approved Training Organisation registered by Solas as an accredited centre under the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS).
Ballycoolin Regional Training Centre is also RSA /CPC approved and in addition has a further three registered outreach training centres.
The Confined Space Unit is City and Guilds accredited for the delivery of City and Guilds Confined Space Training.
The Centre is approved by IT Blanchardstown and IT Carlow for delivery of training programmes.