Individuals wishing to submit an application for FÁS funding should complete the following process:
Register with FÁS(Candidates must complete a registration form)
Upon successful registration, an applicant should arrange a meeting with the Employment Officer to discuss details relating to further training.
Applicants are advised to provide the Employment Officer with all the relevant information in relation to the training programme e.g. cost of the programme
FÁS will issue a prompt response as to whether the request for funding will be successful or not.
Each funding application will be assessed on a case by case basis and the outcome will be determined following consideration of a number of factors, which may include but are not exclusive to:
- Category of applicant e.g. long term unemployed or those with special needs
- Applicant’s interest in the subject matter
- Job opportunities arising from training
- Personal Circumstances
- Referrals from Social Welfare
- Availability of funding