OUR BACKGROUND IN ACADEMIC AND CAREER

DEVELPMENT PLANNING AND SERVICES

Ger Colleran iCareer founder

Ger Colleran set up iCareer to address the career development and planning needs of secondary school and third level education students.

iCareer work with people from all walks of life, helping them identify and source their ideal job and career and choose the right further education courses.

Ger Colleran is a Director / Trainer / Job / Career / Communications Results Coach with iCareer (www.icareer.ie), Great Speech (www.greatspeech.ie) , Competent Public Speaking (www.competentpublicspeaking.com) , iInnovate (www.iInnovate.ie) and Talent Fusion (www.talentfusion.ie) organisations based in Oranmore, Galway, founded in 2002.

He works with various public and private sector organizations and individuals across Ireland in the areas of career guidance, training, , academic coaching, comunications and business development .

Prior to iCareer, Ger has 18 years of industrial experience working in Allsop – Waterford, Oral B Laboratories – Kildare and Boston Scientific Corporation – Galway in manufacturing / engineering / project management disciplines with a focus on the medical device / healthcare/ pharma fields, serving as Junior Engineer right up to Engineering Manager. He also spent some time working in Denmark, the UK and the USA.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Financial Management QFA (LIA – May 2017)
  • Diploma in Human Resources Management CIPD (NCI – December 2014)
  • Bachelors of Arts Degree in Education & Training (NUI, Galway – 2010)
  • Diploma in Business and Executive Coaching (Coaching Institute of Ireland – 2010)
  • Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (Christopher Howard – 2010)
  • Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (Christopher Howard – 2010)
  • Master Results Coach (Christopher Howard – 2010)
  • Certificate in Occupational Testing and Assessment (The British Psychological Society – 2007)
  • Diploma in Professional Management (Open University – 2002)
  • Degree in Polymer Engineering (Athlone Institute of Technology – 1984)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Carlow Institute of Technology – 1983)
  • Competent Toastmaster (Toastmasters International – 2000)

The organisation is proud to be:

  • Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM – part of City & Guilds Group) Accredited
  • Member of The Chartered Institute of Personal & Development (CIPD)
  • Member of The British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Member of The Life and Business Coaching Association of Ireland (LBCAI)
  • Member of The Coaching Alliance (formally The Irish Coaching Development Network – ICDN)
  • Member of Life Insurance Association (LIA)
  • Members of Galway Chamber
  • Excellence Through People Advisors and Assessors
  • Skillnet Trainers & Evaluators
  • Finalist in Galway Chamber Business Awards 2011 (Top three)
  • A FETAC Registered Training Organization
  • Irish Representative for Connor (UK) HR & Outplacement Specialists