evening courses in Galway with NUIGNUIG Short Courses

The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at NUI Galway offers a series of short, non-accredited courses in a number of different subject areas each Autumn. Designed for students with an interest in the subjects on offer, these courses … Continue reading

Evening and Online Courses GalwayNUI Galway Part Time Courses

Online applications open for part-time courses at NUI Galway! You can now apply online for part-time, professional courses at the Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development, NUI Galway. Whether you are up-skilling for employment or simply want to take … Continue reading

DSECTCDublin South East Community Training Centre

Dublin South East Community Training Centre (DSECTC) offers second chance education for young people between the ages of 16 and 21 years, who may have left school early or need to acquire new skills. DSECTC, formerly known as Ringsend CTC, … Continue reading

part time coursesPart Time Courses

There are numerous options out there in terms of part-time education. Universities, Institutes of Technology, ETB’s, private college’s and various organisations throughout the country all run part time courses in some shape or form. The first thing to do is to … Continue reading

Momentum ProgrammeMomentum Programme

MOMENTUM is a Government initiative under Pathways to Work which provides free education and training projects for up to 6,500 for individuals who are unemployed for 12 months or longer. The programmes include on-the job training in the form of work … Continue reading

grundtvig programmeAbout Grundtvig

Grundtvig was a European initiative which sought to improve the quality and European dimension of adult education. Grundtvig primarily focused on education for adults, and uses both formal and informal methods to do so. Their activities were open to any … Continue reading

skills trainingAlternatives to Solas for skills training

If a career in hospitality, food, tourism, forestry, farming, crafts or fishing is what you are seeking, then it could be time to think beyond Solas (previously FAS) and discover the various other government funded agencies that are out there. … Continue reading

education training boardsEducation and Training Boards Replace VECs

Sixteen  Education and Training boards (ETBs) have replaced the  33 Vocational Education Committees (VECs). that previously existed, VECs were established in 1930 by the Vocational Education Act with their original purpose being to provide continuation and technical education to 14 to … Continue reading

iadt evening coursesIADT Evening Courses

The Institute of Art, Design and technology in Dun Laoghaire are offering a range of courses to adults and part time learners. Many of these courses can be used as a platform, leading on to undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in … Continue reading