Balbriggan Enterprise Development Group
Phone Number: 01 802 0417/419

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Balbriggan Enterprise Development Group
Company Limited by Guarantee not having a shared capital
Unit 9 The Beat Centre Stephenstown Ind. Est. Balbriggan Co. Dublin
Phone: 01 802 0417 Email:

Community Services Programme BEDG is supported by POBAL from 'The Community Services Programme' (CSP) which supports social enterprises to deliver local services to their communities and employ people from disadvantaged groups.  The programme is funded by the Department of Social Protection under the Social Inclusion chapter of the National Development Plan 2007-2016.  By the end of 2010, the programme was approved to fund 441 community enterprises across the country.

At BEDG (Balbriggan Enterprise Development Group) we provide training for the private individual and the cooperate sector as well as contract training for ETB and other state bodies. We train in all aspects of computer training including all Microsoft products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook and Internet Explorer to various certification levels, covering equal skills, E-citizen, computers for beginners, computers for the actively retired, Web Design, Image manipulation, IT security, Computer Essentials, Online Essentials European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) essentials (4 modules) and European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)  full (E7 modules),  European Computer Driving Licence Advanced (ECDL) in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. We also cover all the Microsoft Office Specialist and expert qualifications in Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint.  Our accounts training includes manual and computerised accounts using Sage and our manual and computerised payroll use Sage Quickpay. In addition to this we supply training in various areas of health and safety including First Aid and manual handling. In our enterprise training section we supply training in Start Your Own Business and in customer relations as well as security training to protect your business. Our accrediting bodies are ECDL, Microsoft, and QQI.