At Larne Skills Development and Ballymena Skills we take our responsibilities, to help you achieve your qualification and a full time job, very seriously! To this end, we have a team of specialists in place in the areas of careers, counselling and learning support.Learning support includes: assessment for dyslexia, one to one support with written work and counselling services.

These support services are free and confidential.

Both Larne and Ballymena Skills regularly arrange for outside support bodies to deliver sessions, in house, to give further support. A list of these bodies and links to their websites can be found below:

Start 360
Princes Trust
Careers Service NI
Young Men’s Support Project
Dare to Stretch
Nexus Training
Disability Action


If you think that you will need extra support, please complete the appropriate section of your application form.