Can I join the Scheme?

You can apply to join the Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) if you are aged 21 and in receipt of any of the following Department of Social Protection Payments for 6 months (156 days) within the last year:
  • Jobseeker's Allowance/Benefit
  • One Parent Family Payment
  • Disability Benefit/Allowance
  • Invalidity Pension

or if you

  • Are signing for credits for at least six months
  • Have time spent on FÁS or Community Employment Scheme provided you are on a DSFA Payment prior to joining VTOS
  • Are an Asylum Seeker with ‘leave to remain’
  • Are a Refugee
  • Are a dependent spouse of a person on any of the above

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