VTOS Galway provides opportunities for eligible unemployed adults to acquire educational qualifications. The courses are run in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Upon finishing their courses, students can progress to further education or pursue employment.
VTOS Galway was established in 1989. The centre is dedicated to providing adults with further education opportunities. The courses are all QQI accredited which allows progression and recognition of the qualifications earned.
The centre is located on the Tuam Road. Centre facilities include three computer rooms, a sound engineering studio, a TV/film studio, art and craft rooms, a photography studio and general classrooms.
Participants are encouraged to be actively involved in accepting responsibility for their own learning. VTOS Galway has a good record of academic success with good levels of progression on to third level institutions and to employment.
Courses on offer from VTOS Galway include the following;
- Early Childhood Care and Education 5M2009
- Business Administration 5M2468
- Healthcare Assistant
- Art, Craft & Design
- Sound Production 5M2149
- T.V. and Film Production 5M5158
- Film and Video Showcase
- General Learning
The general learning course is certified at level 4 of the NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications). This course includes maths and is at the same level as the Leaving Cert. This makds it a good option for early school leavers who may wish to return to education.
For more information, view the VTOS Galway website.