courses in Ireland

pre nursing courses in IrelandPre Nursing Courses

Pre-nursing programmes are designed to give a solid foundation in the theory and practice of Health Care and Nursing Care for those who intend entering the nursing, paramedical or community care service. Pre-nursing courses have a number of different aims. … Continue reading

plc coursesPLC Courses as a Route to Third Level

There was a time, not too long ago, when your Leaving Certificate grades and the points that they translated into determined whether you would become a third level student, go directly into employment or head for distant shores. Thanks to … Continue reading

accounting and payroll trainingAccounting Courses

Whether you want to balance your own books or launch an international fraud investigation, accountancy is among the most practical skills for everyday life and can also be an important and rewarding career. Generally, accounting is the process in which … Continue reading

java programming coursesGetting into Java

Many of us associate the word ‘Java’ with coffee and coffee houses. However, if one was to scan through any number of job sites – Java is a frequently occurring word in the list of job vacancies. So what is … Continue reading

cao 2017CAO Timetable 2017

With the CAO deadline on February 1st as the closing date for applications, now might be a good time to review the other important dates on the CAO calender for 2017. The table below outlines the timeframe for amending course … Continue reading

vtos coursesWhat is VTOS?

If you are over 21 years of age, unemployed and have been getting certain social welfare payments for at least 6 months you can apply for the Vocational Training and Opportunities Scheme (VTOS). The VTOS scheme provides a wide range … Continue reading

online degrees irelandOnline Degree Courses

Distance learning has become increasingly popular in recent years, however, the idea of distance learning is not all that new; there have been distance education programmes available in Ireland for over 25 years. These courses were print-based at the beginning, … Continue reading

Higher Education Links SchemeHigher Education Links Scheme

In 2013, FETAC (now QQI) introduced a wide range of major awards with new features, many of which provide links to higher education through the CAO. These awards are part of a national awards system for further education and training … Continue reading

how to apply for plc courseFurther Education, The PLC Application Process

Further Education can be described as education and training which occurs after second level schooling but which is not part of the third level system. Further education providers offer a wide variety of QQI level 5 and level 6 courses often known … Continue reading

language courses for beginnersLanguages for Beginners

Learning a foreign language can be like returning to the days of childhood learning. Many people feel overwhelmed when they begin, but for most it should be no problem. You must remember though that learning a language should be an … Continue reading

art classesArt Classes – Are They For You

There aren’t many pocket friendly hobbies that you can take up, that are not only affordable but also therapeutic. Let’s face it, how much does it cost to buy some pencils, pastels or paper? Another added incentive is that your … Continue reading

fitness instructor coursesFitness Instructor Courses

It has been said that if you can turn a hobby or passion into a career – you will never work a day in your life. With an increasing amount of Irish people becoming health conscious and more fitness focused, … Continue reading

management training coursesManagement Training Courses

Today’s corporate world requires a manager to do more than might have been necessary in the past. Employers look for a reflective and inspirational motivator; a leader who will inspire others to achieve shared company goals. In a rapidly changing … Continue reading

exam stressDealing with Exam Stress

Everyone gets stressed around exam time but it’s important not to let it get out of hand. A small amount of stress can be helpful in terms of motivating us to study but too much stress can stop us from … Continue reading

Erasmus plusWhat is Erasmus Plus?

Erasmus+ is the European Union programme for education, training, youth and sport for the years 2014 to 2020. It provides funding and support for organisations to operate projects consistent with its objectives and which encourage European exchange, co-operation and learning. … Continue reading