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Energy Mentor (Skills to Advance)

The programme aim is to equip employees who are currently performing, or recently appointed to a supervisory management role, with enhanced skills to lead and manage their teams effectively.

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Course Overview

The Award in Leadership and Management is designed for new and aspiring department heads, regional team leaders, and other middle managers. It enables learners to gain comprehensive business knowledge and develop the skills they need to lead at this level.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Participants must be currently employed and must be or aspire to be, in a supervisory, team leader or middle management role.
  • Applicants seeking entry to the programme must also be capable of completing the programme assessments.
  • They must have achieved a minimum of an NFQ level 5 major award or its equivalent prior to entry to the programme, or have achieved the relevant skills, knowledge and competencies through work experience.

What will I study ?

  • Induction (ILM Leadership Management)
  • ILM – Managing Meetings (ILM – 8605-412)
  • ILM – Understand How to Lead Effective Meetings (ILM-8605-328)
  • ILM – Understanding Sustainability and Environmental Issues in an Organisation (ILM-8605-332)
  • ILM – Developing a Culture to Support Innovation and Improvement (ILM-8605-427)
  • ILM – Managing Marketing Activities (ILM-8605-413)


Fee Information

Fees apply to all part-time programmes.

A fee waiver is in place for applicants in receipt of qualifying social welfare payment. You can check your fee waiver eligibility with the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP), INTREO, or your Local Employment Service (LES) office.

What is the certification ?

Certificate in Leadership & Management

Still have questions?

Call Claire 066 714 96 90 or get in touch by email: [email protected]

Part-time Courses - FAQs

FET is short for Further Education & Training. Kerry College is an integrated college of FET. This means we do both progression-focused further education programmes and a range of employment-focused skills training programmes.

We enroll twice each year - January and September.

Part-time programmes run on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings, Friday afternoons, Saturday mornings, and increasingly online.

This depends on the course you choose. 

Some courses have long waiting lists, others - not so much. Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis so the best advice we can offer is to apply in plenty of time.

We enroll over 1000 applicants to our part-time courses each year - so it's always busy.

As places are offered based on the date of application, our team could be working their way down through the list.

That said, always check.

You can call Caroline on our Part-time courses team at Monavalley on 066-7149600 or Stephen on our Part-time courses team in Listowel on 067-21023.

Although all of our part-time courses are fee-paying, we do have a DEASP Fee Waiver in place for those in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment. 

This is subject to a waiting list and demand for course places.

Most part-time courses run at Kerry College are Minor awards.

A Minor award is commonly referred to as a module - but also as a component certificate or a certificate of unit credit.

These single 'modules' may be completed and certificated individually. All minor awards are linked to a major award that allows learners to collect and build their minor awards and work towards gaining a major award.

Applications for all part-time programmes should be made online - via the Kerry College website or

FETCH COURSES is the national application system for all FET course applications. 

All new applicants must set up a free account on You must use this to apply for all further education and training progarmmes anywhere in Ireland. 

For existing Fetch Courses account holders, login and apply as before. 

You can reset your password using your email or mobile phone. When you do, make sure you keep it for future reference.

Bear in mind, FETCH uses your PPS number to identify you - so although you might be able to set up a second account - it won't work properly.

If you're still stuck, contact our Admissions team on 066-714 96 96

No, aside from the DEASP Fee Waiver, all part-time courses are fee-paying.

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