courses in Ireland

exam helplineExam Helpline for Leaving Cert Students

As over 60,000 Leaving Certificate students prepare to get their Leaving Certificate results this week, a Free Examination Helpline is available for those who may need guidance or information about what comes next. Hosted by the National Parents’ Council Post … Continue reading

apprenticeship options in IrelandApprenticeship Funding for Institutes of Technology

Capital funding of just over €8million has been announced for 10 Institutes of Technology. The funding will enable the institutions to purchase equipment and carry out enabling works for the implementation of new syllabi for four existing apprenticeships in Electrical, … Continue reading

sna courses975 extra Special Needs Assistants by end 2017

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD, has announced the provision of 975 additional Special Needs Assistants which will be available for allocation to schools over the period September to December 2017, a 7.5% increase, in order to … Continue reading

summer courses iadtNew Level 8 Degree in Creative Music Production

IADT launched a new Level 8 Degree in Creative Music Production– a joint collaborative Programme between the Institute of Art, Design and Technology and Sound Training College. Rihanna, the Black Eyed Peas, Snow Patrol, Michael Jackson, Van Morrison, The Corrs, … Continue reading

Masters in Education with Hibernia CollegeMasters in Teaching with Hibernia College

Thinking of a career in Teaching? If you have a Level 8 degree and a C3 (higher level) in Irish, now could be the time to find out if this is the right fit for you. An independent teacher panel … 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

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

free courses for unemployedFree Courses for Long Term Unemployed

Have you been out of work for over 6 months, and need skills training to get back into employment? National Learning Network provides a variety of certified training courses in over 50 locations in Ireland, for people who are unemployed … Continue reading

Summer Schools for StudentsSummer Camps 2017

With the summer sun beaming down (well sometimes at least) and free time soon to be in abundance for many students, the need arises for activities to pass the time. Options include part time work, travel, volunteering or education activities. Summer Camps are … Continue reading

Springboard 2017Springboard Plus 2017

Springboard which was first launched as part of the Government’s Job’s Initiative in 2011, is a strategy which targets funding of free higher education courses to enable jobseekers to upskill or reskill in areas where there are identified labour market skills … Continue reading

emotional intelligence - eqEmotional Intelligence – Your EQ

The customary formula for high grades and success is school plus hard work. This was and is seen as the winning principle that we continue to replicate in our school and college system. However, in a world where everybody adheres … 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

plc courses early application benefitsPLC Courses – Benefits and Application Procedures

With much of the focus at this time of year being on CAO applications, it is easy to forget that there are other ways to access education after leaving secondary school. PLC courses are a fantastic opportunity for those who … Continue reading

summer options and coursesSummer Options for Third Level Students

With the approach of Summer most students are facing changes ahead. The end of year exams usually take place and the light at the end of the tunnel approaches in the form of three months away from college books and … Continue reading

northwest career fest in SligoNorth West Career Fest 2017

The inaugural North West IGC Careers Fair will take place in IT Sligo on May 11th 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. The schedule includes exhibitors from the higher education sector, industry, state organisations and the voluntary sector. The event … Continue reading

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