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Ireland offers a wide variety of education options. Full time learning options are available through both the private and state sectors. Third level students typically go through the CAO system when proceeding to full time education on completion of the leaving certificate. However there are also lots of other full time learning options. These include PLC (Post Leaving Certificate Courses) which are available through the further education system.

Both further education colleges and private colleges offer PLC courses in Ireland which are typically accredited by QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland). QQI qualifications are graded using the NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications). The leaving cert would be at level 4 of the NFQ PLC courses come in at levels 5 and 6. With universities offering qualifications at levels 7 and 8. Postgraduate qualifications come in top of the order at levels 9 and 10.

Part time education in Ireland is offered through a host of evening course providers and online learning providers. Some educators and businesses also offer weekend workshops and seminars, whilst other CPD providers offer short term courses and in-house learning options.

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Self-Employed Accounting and Taxation Diploma

Kilroys College Online Learning
Course Info - Small business is now recognised as perhaps the most important element for the well being […]
Online Courses - Distance Learning

BA Early Childhood Education And Care

Chevron College
Course Info - Why choose this course? Chevron College recognises that every childhood lasts a lifetime and acknowledges […]
Online, Online Courses - Distance Learning

Digital Photography – Online Course

Kilroys College Online Learning
Course Info - Learn how to take photographs like the professionals! This Digital Photography distance learning course will […]
Online Courses - Distance Learning

Health and Safety Certificate Level 7

CMI, Communications and Management Institute
Course Info - The Occupational Health and Safety Certificate course is an excellent  course for those starting a […]
Online, Online Courses - Distance Learning

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education
Course Info - This level 5 course is aimed at learners who love helping people in practical ways […]
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

ITEC Beauty Therapy and Body Therapy

Blackrock Institute of Further Education
Course Info - This course is certified by the International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC). Facial and Body Therapy including […]
Further Education and PLC

Podcasting and Presenting for Digital Media –[...]

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course Info - Duration: This is a Full-time one year course, which runs from September to May, 3 […]
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

QQI Level 6 Supervisory Management

Progressive College
Course Info - Health Services Supervisory Management Skills Major Award Course Code 6M4978 Course Delivery Part Time Qualifications […]
Evening, Part Time and Evening

Lámh Module 1 Course (Certified)

Malahide Community School, Adult Education
Course Info - Lámh Module 1 Course. Module 1 is a standalone course. Details below. What is Lámh? Lámh is a […]
Part Time and Evening

Travel and Tourism with Airline Studies

Stillorgan College
Course Info - Course Duration One Year Full-time Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Tourism with Business (& […]
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Certificate in Payroll Techniques Online

Irish Payroll Association
Course Info - The Certificate in Payroll Techniques (CPT) provides students with a comprehensive and practical knowledge of […]
Flexible Learning, Part Time and Evening

Sound Engineering/Sound Production – Level 6

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course Info - Duration This is a Full-time one year course, which runs from September to May. Overview […]
Further Education and PLC, Level 6 QQI

QQI Level 5 and 6 Special Needs[...]

Chevron College
Course Info - The purpose of the Online QQI Level 5 and 6 Special Needs Assistant course is to equip you with […]
Online Courses - Distance Learning

Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 5

Malahide Community School, Adult Education
Course Info - Special Needs Assisting  QQI level 5 Level 5 Component Code 5N1786 – Certified by QQI Course […]
Evening, Part Time and Evening

Astronomy

Malahide Community School, Adult Education
Course Info - This course is intended for beginner! and no prior knowledge is required. Perhaps you’ve often […]
Part Time and Evening

Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy

PCI College
Course Info - PCI College provide a 75 hour part-time certificate course in counselling and psychotherapy with an […]
Part Time and Evening

Marketing Diploma

University of Galway – Adult Learning
Course Info - The Diploma in Marketing from University of Galway is designed to meet the needs of […]
Online, Online Courses - Distance Learning

Landscape Design Level 5

Blackrock Institute of Further Education
Course Info - Would you like to be involved in the design of public parks, outdoor recreational spaces […]
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Nursing Studies – Level 5 QQI AWard

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course Info - Duration: This is a Full time one year course, which runs from September to May, […]
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Online Programming Course

School of Informatics and Creative Arts DKIT
Course Info - The Certificate in Programming from the School of Informatics and Creative Arts is an introductory […]
Live Online Classes, Online Courses - Distance Learning

Culinary Arts and Professional Cookery Level 5

Drogheda Institute of Further Education
Course Info - This one year culinary course provides students with the necessary practical skills and theoretical knowledge […]
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI