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Swilly Group Recruiting Instructors and Tutors

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The Swilly Group has announced that they are accepting applications for Driving Instructor and Transport Tutor positions to work in Dublin, Donegal and throughout Ireland.  The company is also happy to talk to existing RSA approved instructors and Driver CPC tutors interested in joining a winning team.

Swilly Group Managing Director Brian Sweeney

Established in 1975, Swilly Group has grown to become one of the leading providers of training and employment support services in Ireland.  The company serves industries such as Transport, Driving, Hospitality and Tourism.  The company currently has a staff of over twenty highly qualified tutors and support staff delivering training services in Dublin, Donegal and other counties throughout the country.

Managing Director Brian Sweeney said “2020 and 2021 have been challenging years for everyone, both personally and in business”.   “Responding to these challenges, we have been busy adapting and migrating all of our training programmes to online and blended learning delivery platforms”.  “This has been a major change for both our tutors and learners but it has been very well received by everyone”. “In recent weeks, we have been seeing a notable increase in demand for our training programmes”.

To meet this new demand, Swilly Group is now looking for a number of candidates who are interested in developing a career in training”. “We would also like to hear from persons with qualifications or experience in the transport sector interested in working as tutors or Driving Instructors”.  “We are offering attractive employment packages and will provide the necessary training to the successful candidates”.  Brian said “We have successfully trained many of our current workforce, some of whom have spent many years working in the transport industry before becoming tutors or driving instructors”.  “They have found working as a tutor or driving instructor to be very rewarding, less stressful and the hours of work are very much suited to family life”.

Candidates with experience or qualifications in Driving, Transport Management, Warehouse and Logistics or Health and Safety are invited to apply to become a Driving Instructors or Transport Tutor at Swilly Group.  All candidates must be eager to learn, confident, good with people and flexible.  A train the trainer qualification is not essential but would be beneficial.

To find out more about the current vacancies, contact Swilly Group on (074) 91 51212/1890 63 63 63 or email susan@swillygroup.com.  The positions will be kept open until they are filled.   To apply, please submit a Cover Letter and a full Curriculum Vitae via email to susan@swillygroup.com or via post to Recruitment Division, The Swilly Group, The Business Hub, Business Park Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal F92 HX4F.  Please mark the envelope and email subject line “Tutor/Instructor Application

Transport Managers CPC Online

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Brian Sweeney congratulated Swilly Group’s Bernard McElaney after receiving the award for highest mark in Ireland from Chris Callaghan, CILT. 

Swilly Group has announced that they are now taking bookings for the Certificate in Professional Competence (CPC) in Transport Management to be delivered ONLINE starting Tuesday 7th SEPTEMBER 2021.

Swilly Group Managing Director Brian Sweeney said, “Our first ONLINE transport managers’ course in April SOLD OUT after just TWO weeks”. “As the course is delivered 100% ONLINE, candidates from all across the island of Ireland can complete our course”. “If we get enough applicants for the September course, we will consider running TWO courses to run into the next exams on 24th November 2021”.

The popular course will start on Tuesday 7th September and ONLINE classes will run every Tuesday and Thursday from 7pm to 10pm for 10 WEEKS.  There will also be classes scheduled for two Saturdays and a full week before the exam on the 24th November 2021.  Over 100 hours of classes will be scheduled and learners must attend at least 75 hrs to sit the exam.

The course will be delivered ONLINE using ZOOM. The learners will be sent a course pack and all materials will be made available to the learners online so learners can attend the course from the comfort of their own home.

The Certificate in Professional Competence (CPC) in Road Passenger Transport or Road Haulage Transport is a qualification for persons managing a national or international haulage or passenger transport company and meets the requirements of European Regulation (EC) No. 1071/2009.  Swilly Group has delivered the classroom-based Transport Mangers CPC for many years and achieve some excellent results.   On three separate occasions, Swilly Group Learners achieved the highest marks in the country.

Brian Sweeney continued, “Transport is a very highly regulated profession and it’s important that managers receive good quality training and certification”.  “There are many challenges facing the passenger and haulage industries at the moment including BREXIT and the COVID lock downs”. “However, there continues to be many employment opportunities for good people with experience and a good qualification, such as the Transport Managers’ CPC, within the transport industry”.

Brian continued, “The Transport Managers’ CPC is also an excellent course for drivers wishing to upskill and move into a supervisory or management role within their organisation”.

For bookings, please email info@swillygroup.com or call 1890 63 63 63 or +353-74-91 51212.  Bookings will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. Places are limited so early booking is advisable.