Digital Skills

10 hours Free Computer Training, covering Internet Security, online banking, sending email attachments and more, maximum of 10 participants per class. This course runs on a regular basis so why not contact us and register your interest.


First Aid Responder

Training takes place regularly here in the EDI. Why not book now to secure your place on the 3 day full course or the 2 day refresher course.


Live Longer and Prosper

Free programme which covered healthy eating, exercise, socialising and health promotion speakers. We ran this Programme in Drumlish, Edgeworthstown, Ballinalee, Newtownforbes and Lanesboro.


Healthy Eating demonstrations included Cottage Pie, Beef Stew, Chicken Curry, Homemade Soup, Apple Crumble, Rhubarb and Strawberry Crumble.


Exercise undertaken by participants included Walking, Chair Aerobics with Mags Fitness, Bowls in Ardagh Community Centre and Walking Football with Longford Sports Partnership.


Talks have included speakers from the Marie Keating Foundation, HSE Cardiovascular team, Longford Brach of Arthritis Ireland.


The following courses are ran by the EDI Centre subject to demand:


Level 3 Cake Baking and Decoration Level 3 Computer Literacy
Level 3 Culinary Operations Level 3 Bread, Pastry and Desserts
Level 3 Nutrition and Healthy Options Level 3 Career Preparation
Level 3 Health and Safety Awareness Level 3 Tiling
Level 3 Woodwork Level 3 Upholstery
Level 3 Work Experience Level 3 Personal & Interpersonal Skills
Level 4 Customer Service  
Level 5 Communications Level 5 Database Methods
Level 5 Desktop Publishing Level 5 Customer Service
Level 5 Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised Level 5 Work Experience
Level 5 Word Processing Level 5 Teamworking
Level 5 eBusiness Level 5 Start Your Own Business
Level 5 Payroll Manual and Computerised Level 5 Reception and Frontline Office Skills
Level 5 The Internet Level 5 Web Authoring
Level 5 Spreadsheet Methods Level 5 Retail Selling



Previous courses ran in the EDI Centre by various organisations and individuals included:

  • Traditional Skills Programme
  • Pre-Employment Programme
  • Hairdressing QQI level 5
  • Live Longer and Proper
  • Sewing (beginners to advanced)
  • Equal Skills
  • Training and Development QQI Level 6
  • Care Skills QQI Level 5
  • Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5
  • Communications QQI Level 5
  • Patient Moving and Handling
  • FAR
  • Safe Pass
  • Reception and Frontline Office Skills Course
  • Work Experience - QQI level 5
  • Manual Handling
  • Digital Skills
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Christmas Baking

Fashion, Development and Production Survey 2017

Research is presently been conducted into the possibility of delivering a Fashion, Development and Production Programme in County Longford. If you would be interested in taking part in such a programme please complete this survey: Fashion, Development and Production Survey