Fas Training Centre, Mount Lucas, Co. Offaly

FÁS Educational Training Centre, Mountlucas, Co. Offaly


This project located within the environs of the Bord naMona turf bog was the first of its kind under the new Government Form of Contract. The project consisted of the construc­tion of an Educational Training Facility for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) programme. The project involved the construction of a two storey modular building consisting of administration areas, classrooms, canteen, toilet and shower facilities, and included sizeable excavation elements for extensive hard areas, roads and services. This project also included the construction of a Sustainable Energy Ireland building for training in the use of sustainable energy equipment. Associated works included the construction of a machine storage building, a switch room / store, ramps for machine training, a base for tower crane, a steel structure for roof­ing and cladding training, car park and internal roads.