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The EAP Institute announces a half day seminar “Driving for Work – Managing the Risks of Intoxicants (defined as drugs and alcohol)” A High Value Learning Seminar which will take place in the Waterford Chamber of Commerce, George's Street, Waterford on Tuesday, 22nd October 2019 from 1pm–5pm. Online registration is now open at

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For further information contact:

Irene Kenny, Conference Administrator,

EAP Institute, 143 Barrack Street, Waterford, Ireland

Tel: 051 855733 Intl. + 353 51 855733

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Home Instead Senior Care Waterford is recruiting CareGivers for Waterford City and County and South Kilkenny.

If you’re a carer or would like to find out about becoming a carer, drop into our Open Days between 10am and 3pm on Tuesday, May 7th at the Park Hotel, Dungarvan or Wednesday, May 8th at Home Instead Senior Care, Cleaboy Business Park, Old Kilmeaden Road, Waterford.

For further information call 051 333966 or visit

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'Taste and Sea' - Company Days Out with Freedom Surf School this May. 

Experience the Joy and Welbeing of the Coast through a number of coastal activities including :

  • Surfing - BodyBoarding 
  • Paddle Boarding 
  • Ecology & Historical Coastal Walks 
  • Sea Food Forrage 

Try our locally Roasted Artisan coffee supplied by Trá Coffee Roasters in our new Coffee Bar. 

'Relax, Breathe in the salt air and enjoy a visit to the coast with Freedom' 

For full Itinerary and details on these unique days out contact Freedom on 051 386773 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Freedom Surf School - Bilingual Adventure Education - An Award Winning Centre in Tramore.

Smovey Vibration Therapy


Smovey was designed to offer an increased level of fitness, happiness, and relief, by stimulating the body and mind in a fun and enjoyable way, free of heavy lifting or impact training.

If you're into exercising or only coming back to it now a smovey class is for you as all the exercises can be tailored to any levels of fitness and through the vibrations you receive from the smovey rings you will be helping yourself physically and mentally.

Some of the benefits from using smovey are:


We are delighted to offer a free class to Chamber members to come and try them out. Classes are being held in Tramore, Waterford City, Kilmacthomas, Dungarvan, Mooncoin, Clonea-Power.

Each class is 1 hour long and will include smovey exercises & smovey massage.

To reserve your free space please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or see for more information

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Course Code: 6S3372 – Special Purpose Award in Training and Development   **** Places Available

Day/dates: 6 Thursdays – May 2,9,16,23,30 and June 6

Time: 9.30am – 4pm

Location: New Links Training Solutions – Airport Business Park, Waterford

Tel: 051 385720

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On completion of this course participants will:

  • Identify a variety of educational theories and concepts.
  • Be able to compare and contrast concepts of training, teaching and facilitation.
  • Conduct advanced session planning.
  • Deal with complex issues such as interrupting, discrimination, group process dynamics, managing unconscious dynamics.
  • Recognise what motivates an adult learner.
  • Plan, undertake and evaluate a training needs analysis.
  • Set clear and achievable objectives for a training course.
  • Develop and deliver a professional training programme to learners.
  • Demonstrate the communication skills needed to deliver a training programme.
  • Have the ability to evaluate a training session through written and oral feedback.
  • Recognise current legislation and its influence on training and delivery.

“I’m a manager of a premises and we have recently carried out some refurbishments. Am I required by law to carry out a floor-slip test to make sure the floor is safe?”

Firstly, regardless of any statutory obligation – it makes good business sense to check the slip potential of floors. Slips, trips and falls are the most common contributor to workplace accidents – so if one of your staff, or a member of the public slips on your new floor it could have a significant impact on your business. The risk of slipping on a floor is associated with 3 factors – the type of flooring, contamination on the floor surface and the footwear. Testing the slip potential of floors before the accident happens is the best approach – LCE provide floor slip testing from as little as €150.

Now to answer the question in relation to legal obligation – yes, employers are required, by law to assess the risk of slips and to control those risks.  

Think workplace safety… think LCE.


RIKON are hosting a 1/2 Day Business Facilitated Workshop in conjunction with the Waterford Chamber on Thursday 25th of April, 2019 in Arclabs, WIT Carriganore Campus. This interactive workshop will be of interest to any Waterford Business looking to grow and improve their company in 2019.

The workshop will be facilitated by dedicated strategists and market specialists from RIKON who will work with the attendees on various business model elements throughout the day.  The workshop is free to attend but places are limited.

For more information and booking, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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“Tom Murphy Car Sales Ltd has been a member of Waterford Chamber of Commerce for over 25 years. It’s a membership that serves us well as we find it gives us a platform to interact with similar businesses and puts us in front of a wide audience. Having staged a number of very successful Chamber events, both at our dealership on the Cork Road and at venues chosen by the Chamber, it really puts into perspective the value of networking and meeting with potential customers face to face. We intend to continue the partnership between Waterford Chamber of Commerce and Tom Murphy Car Sales into the future, as the results speak for themselves and we see the value in being a member of Waterford Chamber.”

Tom Murphy, Tom Murphy Car Sales



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