Friday, 28 June 2019

Gold Healthy Eating Award

We are delighted here at Sligo CTC to announce that we have achieved The Irish Hearth Foundation - Gold Healthy Eating Award!

There are three different levels of achievement for this award: bronze, silver and gold. Therefore we are trilled to be recipients of the top level gold award.

For more information on the award see:

Gavin & Mary present Mairead & Lisa with flowers on the occasion of achieving the Gold Healthy Eating Award

Wednesday, 26 June 2019


Congratulations to the 20 learners from Sligo and Leitrim Community Training Centres who had their level 3 and 4 QQI awards approved at yesterday's result approval panel meeting. One learner also achieved a full ECDL award. We look forward to presenting these learners with their certificates in autumn.

Friday, 14 June 2019

Activities planned for Men's Health Week at Sligo CTC

As part of promoting Men's Health in the centre next week we are inviting any male trainees to join the sports group for any or all of the following activities:

Monday 17th
9:15am-10:00am: RELAXATION session in the gym
1:05pm-1:30pm: INFORMATION PRESENTATION on Men's Health
1:30pm-2:00pm: A LIGHT WALK around the track opposite the Sports Complex
2:00pm-3:00pm: SWIMMING session in Sports Complex

Tuesday 18th
9:15am-10:00am: Body Weight CIRCUIT class
1:00pm-2:30pm: Indoor FOOTBALL competition

Wednesday 19th
9:20am-10:00am: RECOVERY session
11:30am-12:15pm: 2.4Km RUN around track opposite Sports Complex

Thursday 20th
9:15am-10:00am: RELAXATION session in the gym
11:30am-12:15pm: Body weight CIRCUIT class in the gym

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Planting in the CTC Garden

Edel Noone from the Sligo Leaderboard back in the CTC Garden for the second session in our new green house. Planting some more fresh produce for our kitchen, with the help from the computer trainees.

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Men's Health Week - Man Manual

The Men's Health Forum Ireland (MHFI) produce a Man Manual - 'Challenges and Choices' booklet. This 32 page publication highlights ten key men's health issues i.e. alcohol, food, physical activity, smoking, stress, blood pressure, sexually transmitted diseases, skin cancers, back care and help-seeking behaviour.

View the booklet at the following link:

Friday, 7 June 2019


A group of trainees from the sports course took part in an enjoyable yoga session yesterday with Nicky provided by Sligo Leader Partnership Company.

Thursday, 6 June 2019

A little help from Edel

Students from the Computer class who are completing the Level 3 Gardening Module getting expert help from Edel Noone from the Sligo Leaderboard. First session in the new green house.