RAPID Rural Training Centre

RAPID’s Training and Catering Facilities provides a space for rural dwellers, community groups and business owners to receive training run by RAPID, hire the training facilities for their own courses, and hire the kitchen facilities.  The development of these facilities has served to strengthen RAPID’s position as a hub for the rural community.

The main aims of the Training and Catering facilities are:

  • To provide the rural community with a well-equipped area for training, meetings and presentations.
  • To provide the rural community well-equipped, well maintained kitchen for outside caterers and community groups to avail of.
  • To provide volunteering opportunities for older people participating in the Healthy Ageing Network in Derry programme.
  • To provide access to state of the art training facilities which provide a cutting edge training service.
  • To enhance RAPID’s position a social hub for rural dwellers to improve their quality of life in a friendly community atmosphere.
  • To provide discounts for rural businesses who wish to use the premises.
  • To reduce the isolation experienced by older people living in rural areas within the Derry City Council area. 
  • To improve wellbeing of the residents of the rural Derry area.
  • To create social and business links in the rural community through integration of workshops held in the new facilities.
  • To increase the number of people taking part in community activities in the rural Derry area.
  • To boost the rural economy by encouraging rural dwellers to get involved in projects and businesses.
  • To raise awareness to the range of support services RAPID offers to the rural community.

For further details please contact Luke@rapidni.com


The Old School House,
2 Foreglen Road,
Killaloo, Co. LDerry, N.Ireland BT47 3TP


TELEPHONE:+44(0) 28 71 337149
FAX:+44 (0) 28 71 337146


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