Virtual/live Open Event Q&A session

Virtual/live Open Event Q&A session
16Sep2020
Location: Killester
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join Killester College for a live Q&A session on www.killestercollege.ie.  Wednesday September 16th  from 1 – 3pm.


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Application Procedure at Killester College

STEP 1 – APPLICATION
The application form should be completed and returned to the Admissions Officer, Killester College of Further Education, Collins Avenue East, Killester, Dublin 5.  Applications may also be made on-line by logging on to the College’s web site at www.killestercollege.ie.  All applications will be acknowledged by post or by e-mail in the case of on-line applications.  The College’s website is compliant with the WAI guidelines as adopted by the National Disability Authority.

STEP 2 – INTERVIEW
Applicants will be invited for interview at an enrolment session in the College.  The purpose of this interview is to determine the applicant’s capacity to participate on the course for which they have applied.  In some cases, applicants may be called for a second interview.

STEP 3 – ACCEPTANCE OF OFFER

  • FULL –TIME COURSES
    Successful candidates will receive a letter of offer by post.
    Upon receipt of a letter of offer, a successful applicant may hold a place on the course until course registration at the beginning of the academic year by paying a deposit of €40.  This deposit in non-refundable in accordance with Department of Education & Skills regulations.
    Applicants will be notified of the details of course registration by post.  A notice will also be posted on the college website.
  • PART-TIME COURSES
    Successful candidates will receive a letter of offer by post.
    Applicants claiming free tuition under the BTEI scheme must provide a BTEI SW2 form. This must be completed, signed and stamped by social welfare or signed by a CE Supervisor, where applicable.  See Back to Education Initiative
    For applicants not claiming free tuition under the BTEI scheme, a deposit of €40 is required to secure a course place. This deposit in non-refundable in accordance with Department of Education & Skills regulations.
    Applicants will be notified of the details of course registration by post.  A notice will also be posted on the college website.

STEP 4 – REGISTRATION

  • FULL-TIME COURSES
    In order to secure a course place and complete enrolment, all those who have paid the deposit will be invited to course registration at the beginning of the new academic year.
    To complete enrolment the following must be returned to the college:
    – PPS Number
    – Medical Card Number, (if applicable)
    – Balance of course costs including Government charge, where applicable
    – Fee payment, where applicable
    – 1 Passport Size Photograph
    – Completed Reference Form
  • PART-TIME COURSES
    Applicants for part-time courses are invited to attend for registration at the beginning of the academic year.
    For students who have met the requirements for free tuition under the BTEI Scheme, a BTEI SW1, ‘Confirmation of Offer’ form will be supplied to those who have completed enrolment.
    Those who do not wish to take up the offer must let the college know in writing as soon as possible.
    For students not eligible for free tuition under the BTEI scheme, the balance of the course fees is payable.

Note: The College can accept payment for full/part time courses in the form of cheque, postal order, laser card and credit card.  Cash is not accepted.

Applicants should note that course places are secured on a first-come first-served basis on the registration date.  Applicants (part time and full-time) who do not attend for course registration may forfeit their place unless prior written notice is received by the College authorities.

STEP 5 – COMMENCEMENT
Courses begin in mid-September. Participants who do not attend the first day of the course may forfeit their place unless prior written notice is received by the College authorities.

STEP 6 – LATE APPLICATIONS
Where an applicant is successful at interview but the course is full, his/her name will be placed on a waiting list.  Places which become available will be offered to successful applicants on the waiting list.

Interviews for vacant places on courses will be held after the commencement of the new academic year.  Late applications are accepted up to the end of September.

DEFERRAL OF PLACES
Successful applicants who wish to defer their place must apply in writing to the College Principal before the date of the course registration.  Places may only be deferred for a maximum period of one academic year. Deposits will be refunded to applicants if they successfully obtain a deferral.