Frequently Asked Questions

  • strict warning: Declaration of CRM_Core_DAO::factory() should be compatible with DB_DataObject::factory($table = '') in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/DAO.php on line 46.
  • strict warning: Non-static method PEAR_ErrorStack::singleton() should not be called statically in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/PEAR/ErrorStack.php on line 983.
  • strict warning: Declaration of CRM_Core_Error::singleton() should be compatible with & PEAR_ErrorStack::singleton($package, $msgCallback = false, $contextCallback = false, $throwPEAR_Error = false, $stackClass = 'PEAR_Error...') in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/Error.php on line 46.
  • strict warning: Non-static method PEAR_ErrorStack::singleton() should not be called statically in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/Error.php on line 549.
  • strict warning: Non-static method CRM_Utils_File::createDir() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/Config.php on line 330.
  • strict warning: Non-static method CRM_Core_DAO::init() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/Config.php on line 362.
  • strict warning: Non-static method PEAR::getStaticProperty() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/DAO.php on line 97.
  • strict warning: Non-static method CRM_Core_DAO::setFactory() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/Config.php on line 366.
  • strict warning: Non-static method Log::singleton() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/Config.php on line 344.
  • strict warning: Non-static method Log::factory() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/Log.php on line 221.
  • strict warning: Non-static method Log::_classExists() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/Log.php on line 163.
  • strict warning: Non-static method Log::_classExists() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/Log.php on line 168.
  • strict warning: Non-static method PEAR::getStaticProperty() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB/DataObject.php on line 4211.
  • strict warning: Non-static method PEAR::getStaticProperty() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB/DataObject.php on line 2273.
  • strict warning: Non-static method DB::connect() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB/DataObject.php on line 2278.
  • strict warning: Non-static method DB::parseDSN() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB.php on line 522.
  • strict warning: Non-static method DB::isError() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB.php on line 559.
  • strict warning: Non-static method PEAR::isError() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB/DataObject.php on line 2165.
  • strict warning: Non-static method DB::isManip() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB/common.php on line 2195.
  • strict warning: Non-static method PEAR::isError() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB/DataObject.php on line 2300.
  • strict warning: Non-static method PEAR::isError() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB/DataObject.php on line 2165.
  • strict warning: Non-static method PEAR::isError() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB/DataObject.php on line 2165.
  • strict warning: Non-static method DB::isManip() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB/common.php on line 2195.
  • strict warning: Non-static method DB::isError() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/packages/DB/common.php on line 1217.
  • strict warning: Non-static method CRM_Utils_File::createDir() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/Config.php on line 436.
  • strict warning: Non-static method CRM_Utils_File::createDir() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/Config.php on line 423.
  • strict warning: Non-static method CRM_Utils_File::createDir() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/Config.php on line 423.
  • strict warning: Non-static method PEAR::setErrorHandling() should not be called statically in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/Error.php on line 506.
  • strict warning: Declaration of CRM_Utils_Hook_Drupal::invoke() should be compatible with CRM_Utils_Hook::invoke($numParams, &$arg1, &$arg2, &$arg3, &$arg4, &$arg5, $fnSuffix, $fnPrefix) in /home/sustaina/public_html/cultivate.ie/gw/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Utils/Hook/Drupal.php on line 0.

    •    What is Green Works?


Green Works is a collaborative project of Cultivate, NICER Training, Syspro (System for Progress Ltd) and Woodrow Sustainable Solutions. Green Works is funded by The Department of Education and Skills through the Labour Market Activation Fund with support from The European Social Fund.


    •    Am I eligible for free training?

Free Training is available for anyone who is in receipt of unemployment payments.

    •    If I am employed can I still take the courses?


Yes. You can still take the Green Works courses for a fee. Please contact us if you would like further information on paying for courses.

    •    Do I have to complete an interview to be accepted into the Green Works programme?

Yes, each student is required to complete a short interview in person with one of our course coordinators. This is to ensure that students can learn more about the Green Works and the coordinator can guide the student towards the courses most suited to the students needs.
 
    •    How long are the courses?

Green Works offers flexible module based learning with courses ranging in duration from 1 day workshops to full year courses (and everything in between). Course duration is listed under each of the course descriptions in the Courses section of this website. If you cannot find any of the details you are looking for please contact us for further information

    •    Where do the courses take place?

The courses take place in one of our 4 hubs in Cork, Dublin, Sligo and Tipperary.  You can view which courses are available in each location in the Courses section of this website.

    •    Can I choose modules from different course themes, or do I have to choose them all from the same theme?

You can choose modules from any of the themes to create a course of study suited to your own personal needs.  Scheduling and course locations may make some combinations unworkable but we will always do our best to meet your requirements.  

    •    What is FETAC?

The Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC) is the statutory awarding body for further education and training in Ireland.  Visit the Accreditation section of this website for further details.


    •    What is the Labour Market Activation Fund?

The Labour Market Activation Fund was established as part of Budget 2010. The €20 million Fund is used to support training and education programmes for the unemployed who want to improve their education and skills.  Visit the Free Training section of this website for further details.