courses in Ireland

learning a new languageLearning a Language

If it’s opportunity you’re looking for, if you want to shake up how you see the world, or even just see more of it, then maybe it’s time to learn another language. There is no doubt acquiring a second or … Continue reading

student accommodationNational Student Accommodation Strategy

The launch of the National Student Accommodation Strategy has recently been announced by several government ministers*. It come’s at a time when students will be beginning their search for accommodation for the oncoming term & encountering such issues as landlord’s … Continue reading

career in health and fitnessA Career in Health and Fitness

In years gone by, the closest many people would get to health and fitness courses might be physical education hours at school. However, times have changed and today there are lots of opportunities for professionals in the many health and … Continue reading

secretarial coursesSecretarial Courses

The key skills necessary when it comes to landing a secretarial position are arguably not complex, but mastery of them is essential if you want to go far. An entry level position may require you to be good with computers … Continue reading

basic computer coursesBasic Computer Courses

Some of us take our computer skills for granted; we type up a word document, edit it, save it and often attach it to an email. However, there are some people that are almost afraid of computers and their applications, … 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

personal development coursesPersonal Development Courses

Enhance Your Employability. Personal development courses can make a big difference to your employment prospects as well as greatly increasing the chances of achieving job fulfilment. When they were first introduced, they were perceived by many as an unnecessary extravagance. … Continue reading

cao change of mindCAO Change of Mind

The July 1st deadline to change CAO course choices is approaching and offers the opportunity to re-examine the options available to students for the years ahead. Now is the time to really identify the courses of interest & do some … Continue reading

psychology coursesCourses in Psychology

Psychology is the study of human behaviour and mental processes. It is, therefore, as varied a field as human behaviour.  Choosing to study psychology opens up a multitude of opportunities to work in a diverse range of specialities from research … Continue reading

HSA Occupational HealthOccupational First Aid Level 5 (5N1207) No Longer Meeting HSA Requirement

From 1 September 2017, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) will no longer recognise the QQI component (award code 5N1207) as meeting the requirements for occupational first aid in all workplaces. This change has arisen from the HSA’s decision to … Continue reading

further education colleges in IrelandFurther Education and PLC Options

Further Education provides a viable alternative to third level, in terms of courses on offer, internationally recognisable qualifications and employment prospects. This sector comprises of education and training which occurs after second-level schooling but which is not part of the third level, … Continue reading

Cramming for Leaving CertLeaving Cert Study Tips – To Cram or Not to Cram

With the Leaving Cert and other state exams fast approaching, many students will find themselves facing that age-old, time versus workload dilemma. Faced with this problem, the popular solution of ‘cramming’ is the answer for many and whilst it is … Continue reading

youthreachWhat is YouthReach

If you have left school without any formal qualifications, the Youthreach programme can provide you with opportunities for basic education, personal development, vocational training and work experience. The programme is generally full-time, although part-time courses can be arranged. You can … Continue reading

choosing a collegeChoosing a CAO College

With 7 universities, 14 Institutes of Technology, 5 Colleges of Education and various Independent Colleges to choose from; the CAO list of colleges can be overwhelming when you are trying to make a decision. Let’s have a look at some … Continue reading

distance learningDistance Learning Courses

Would you like to do an interest course or study for a qualification to improve your career options – but think it’s just not possible due to the ever increasing demands on your time? With a full-time job, childcare, commuting … Continue reading

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