Longford Women's Link has established a formal progression agreement with the Institute of Technology Carlow.
One of the founding objectives of LWL is to provide back-to-education and training opportunities for women.
The centre currently offers QQI Level 5 and level 6 programmes in areas such as childcare, counselling, domestic violence and women's groups.
Under the formal agreement, IT Carlow will consider graduates of Longford Women's Link programmes for admission to designated IT Carlow courses.
CEO of Longford Women's Link Tara Farrell explains: