Kerry Education and Training Board and University College Cork (UCC) sign Memorandum of Understanding
Kerry Education and Training Board (Kerry ETB) and University College Cork (UCC) today (Monday 22nd July) signed an agreement that will see both institutions working together to enhance opportunities for and engagement in outdoor education and training at Cappanalea, The National Centre for Outdoor Education and Training (NCOET), which is based at Oulagh West, Caragh Lake, Killorglin, Co. Kerry.
The Centre, with accommodation for 50 people is located on 57 acres on the side of Caragh Lake, with access to 120 more acres of wilderness and the wider beautiful countryside around the Centre, including the MacGillycuddy Reeks and Killarney National Park.
Cappanalea is the home to Kerry College’s successful Outdoor Activity Instructor training programmes – which are offered at QQI Level 5 and Level 6.
This MoU with UCC provides a framework for the continued development of the centre and enhancing the partnership with Kerry ETB and UCC.