Living Well: Working Well


About GHIS

The programme is open to anyone over 18 who has experienced health di­fficulties. If you are interested in receiving an application form, please contact us at the centre or download the application form.

We offer:

  • A comprehensive and supportive training programme
  • Help finding suitable employment
  • Opportunities to increase confidence
  • A focus on recovery
  • An improved quality of life


Our Courses

Our courses provide the opportunity to complete QQI certified modules in general education, and a variety of computer skills, from basic to advanced levels, in conjunction with career guidance and personal development support. The course duration can be up to two years.

Training is provided in small groups with one to one support where required. The programme is free for eligible participants.


  • QQI Level 5 Multi Media Production

The participants gets in-depth knowledge of Web Authoring, Computer Illustrated Graphics and Work Experience.

  • QQI Level 4 Information & Communications Technology Skills

QQI 4 is a progression from QQI 3.The participant gets in-depth knowledge of ECDL (European Computer Driving License), Communications, Mathematics, Personal & Interpersonal Development, Digital Media Technology, Personal E­ffectiveness and Career Planning.

  • QQI Level 3 Employability Skills

The first module for participants who have little knowledge of computers is 'Equalskills', followed by Word Processing, Internet Skills, Spreadsheets, Computer Literacy, Career Preparation, Communications, Application of Number, Health and Fitness and Self-Advocacy.


Progression to Education or Work

Each student has a two year period in GHIS to learn and develop new skills in a supported environment. They can use these skills to access Further Education or Higher Education or to enter employment.

The programme has a broad curriculum promoting health, well-being and recovery. Recovery is supported through a person centred approach, promoting inclusion and active citizenship.

  • WRAP
  • Physical Activity
  • English Literacy
  • Tai Chi
  • Smoking Cessation


How to apply

The application forms should to be completed by you and your family doctor/medical team and returned to the Centre Manager at the address below. An informal interview will be arranged to see if the service is suitable for you. You may be offered a sampling period of one to two weeks.


Hours of Service

Monday - Thursday: 8.30am - 4.00pm

Friday: 8.30am - 3:00pm



HSE Brú Chaoimhín Campus

EVE Building - GHIS

Cork St

Dublin 8


Contact Details

Phone: 01 4156801

Mobile: 0866656651







(087) 8258674 (Apply for Services / Client Referrals) (01) 415 6821 (General enquiries)
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