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Grants / Training Support

At American Beauty Academy it is important to us to be able to offer all possible options for our students.

You can apply for a training support grant if you are receiving one of the qualifying payments.


Qualifying Payments

Jobseeker’s Allowance (incl. Casuals, Credits only)

Jobseeker’s Benefit (incl. Casuals, JBSE, Credits only)

Jobseeker’s Transition payment

Blind Pension

Carer’s Allowance

Disability Allowance

Deserted Wives Allowance (DWA) / Deserted Wives Benefit (DWB)

Farm/Fish Assist (FA)

Illness Benefit for 6 months or more

Invalidity Pension

One Parent Family Payment

COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP)

Qualified Adults of Jobseekers payment who are job-seeking ONLY (activation measure)

Rural Social Scheme (RSS)


Widows/Widowers Contributory/Non-Contributory

Work Experience Placement Programme (WPEP) Note: Youth Employment Support Scheme (YESS) Scheme is no longer available, however, time spent on YESS counts towards qualifying periods.


Must continue to be genuinely seeking work (GSW) and available to work

Case Officers may support a customer in receipt of another DSP payment (other than State Pension) that is not listed above where the customer has an identified work/activation opportunity.


You can apply for a TSG grant from your local Intreo Centre.

You should ask for Accreditation of Provider & Training Form from your social officer. Please note that these forms are not available from the reception and you should meet your social officer to discuss your options.


Once you receive this form you should send it to us to fill out and we will send it back to Intreo Centre for approval.

The forms can be scanned and sent to along with a note of which courses you are looking to attend with dates and locations.

Otherwise the forms can be posted to

Alexis O'Sullivan

American Beauty Academy Ireland

The Mall,

Riverside Way


Co. Cork, Ireland


The approval usually takes only few days and once approved you can start the training with us. Terms and conditions apply.


To find more information on how to qualify visit

You can receive a grant up to 1000€ per annum which means you can select more then one course in your application.

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