Make the right career move

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Galway Community College (GCC) continues to offer a wide range of PLC courses in business. The college offers courses in all the business QQI awards areas. QQI Level 5 courses in marketing, public relations, and web design, legal and medical secretary, and the new digital marketing course makes GCC a very exciting college to further your education and enhance your career.

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GMIT to host free digital skills events as part of Learning Week

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is inviting the public to attend a series of free digital learning events in its Mayo and Galway campuses as part of the national All Aboard 2017 initiative. GMIT is one of 16 higher education institutions hosting the initiative in partnership with Ireland’s National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, including primary and secondary schools, businesses, and community groups.

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Easter revision courses at Mill Street

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Enrolments for the Leaving and Junior Cert intensive Easter courses are currently being accepted at The Galway Study Centre in Mill Street. Classes will start on Tuesday morning, April 11, and continue until Saturday, April 15. Bookings will continue to be accepted up to Friday, April 7, provided there are places vacant. However, as many subjects are almost booked out, there is limited availability at this stage.

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NUI Galway to host conference on electronic conveyancing and title registration

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

NUI Galway is organising an international conference entitled ‘The Future is Now! eConveyancing and Title Registration’, which will take place in Galway on April 7 and 8. The conference, which will take place in the Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, will be chaired by Supreme Court Justice Miss Mary Laffoy and Court of Appeal Judge Michael Peart.

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St Angela’s College, Sligo — disability equality studies programme

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Imagine living in a world where a person might have an impairment but not be disabled. A world where impairments are seen as normal, because physical and social environments are accessible to everyone, where non-disabled people are not afraid of saying the wrong thing to a disabled person, because having an impairment, visible or hidden, is accepted as being part of life, not something strange that should arouse sympathy.

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Upskill with a QQI award in payroll or bookkeeping

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

GPA Solutions is offering a range of QQI Level 5 business awards catering for learners wishing to advance their business skills or for those who simply wish to gain an introduction to payroll or computerised accounts.

This year sees the start of two courses, a manual and computerised payroll award and a manual and computerised bookkeeping award (Quickbooks).

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Become a qualified transport manager

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

If you want to pursue a career in transport, unlock your potential, and gain a recognised qualification, then you need a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in transport management.

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Success at maths is essential for your child’s future

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

There is no doubting the importance of mathematics in everyday life. It is a subject that promotes reasoning, creativity, abstract and spatial thinking, problem-solving, and communication.

The learning of mathematics is analogous to building a wall. Starting in primary school, the foundation goes in and each row of bricks is placed on top. Without a solid foundation the wall begins to wobble as the student progresses up through third, fourth, fifth, and sixth class when more complex concepts and more demanding skills are encountered. This will result in a student, who although perfectly capable of mastering maths, begins to lose confidence and starts to doubt his/her ability to keep up with his/her peers.

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Galway Study Centre Easter revision courses

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The Galway Study Centre will offer an intensive week of revision during Easter. Leaving Cert and Junior Cert revision will take place during the first week of the holidays from Tuesday, April 11, to Saturday, April 15. In addition, bookings are being taken for a strictly supervised study programme for Leaving Cert students which will take place from Tuesday, April 18, to Saturday, April 22.

The Study Centre has run hugely successful revision courses at Mill Street for the past 33 years. A wide selection of subjects is available. Classes are taught by a team of highly experienced teachers who strive to get the best from each student. Key topical areas are dealt with and there will be constant emphasis on exam techniques. Tuition is backed up with comprehensive study and revision notes. Class sizes are kept small, especially language classes.

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Learn the art of beauty make-up, and the intricacies of prosthetics, with the School of Make-up Artistry

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

The International School of Make-up Artistry spans more than 30 years, specialising in make-up artistry. The school's trainers are all highly skilled with many years' experience in the industry and are eager to share their knowledge with all the students.

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A lively and successful PLC open day at Galway Community College

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Galway Community College had a very successful open day last Tuesday, where city and county schools, mature learners, and those hoping to enhance their professional development visited the college.

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Upskill with Galway Executive Skillnet

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Galway Executive Skillnet provides subsidised training courses to local businesses ranging from soft skills to management development. Popular courses include front line managers/assistant managers' development programme, QQI Level 6 award, which is delivered by Leap Leadership. The next course starts in Galway on March 30.

Participants will learn to:

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Learning Irish is fun with Cúrsa Gramco

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Cúrsa Gramco is a three week Irish language course run by Séamas Ó Máirtín and his dedicated teachers in St Mary’s College in Galway city. Mr Ó Máirtín decided to set up Cúrsa Gramco so as to make the learning of Irish an enjoyable and positive experience. The course incorporates an understanding of the nuts and bolts of the language so that students become independent learners. Study skills are central to the course so that students learn how to self-assess.

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Official launch of new interior systems traineeship tomorrow

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

The Galway Roscommon Training Education Board (GRETB) Training Centre and Castle Ceilings Ltd, in partnership with the CIF, are getting people back to work via a City & Guilds Level 2 diploma in interior systems – construction. The official launch of this programme will take place tomorrow, Friday March 10, at 1.30pm in the Castle Ceilings Training Academy in Ballybrit. It will be launched by Tom Parlon of the CIF and many of construction's biggest companies will be in attendance on the day.

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Teenage Stage now enrolling for international summer school

Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Teenage Stage International Summer School, the advanced theatrical holiday for 11 to 19-year-olds, has announced four Ireland and UK student locations for summer 2017.

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Gain an internationally recognised qualification in make-up artistry

Thu, Mar 02, 2017

The International School of Make-up Artistry has been in business for more than 25 years, specialising in make-up artistry courses, from beginners to advanced levels, and is constantly updating with cosmetic products and fashion trends. The college offers a variety of full time and part time options.

The course covers all areas of beauty make-up, including, day, evening, bridal, different age groups, fashion/trend, special effects make-up, and much more. The diploma course at the School of Make-up Artistry also includes a module on make-up for professional photo shoots. Qualifications from this course are recognised in Ireland, UK, Australia, Bahrain, Channel Islands, China, Cyprus, Kenya, Malta, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, USA, and Zimbabwe.

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Open day at renowned Dingle boarding school

Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Coláiste Íde an t-aon Mheán Scoil Chónaithe lán-Ghaelach 7 lá in Éirinn. Lonnaithe i gCiarraí, in eastáit stairiúil le hais Bhá an Daingin, cuireann Coláiste Íde sár chaighdeán iar-bhunoideachais ar fáil dos na daltaí a fhreastalaíonn air.

Tá fócas láidir ag an gColáiste ar fhorbairt phearsanta na ndaltaí agus cinntítear go sroicheann gach dalta buaic a gcumas i dtimpeallacht a spreagann féinmhuinín, neamhspleáchas agus féinmheas. Tugann daltaí Choláiste Íde aghaidh ar an saol mar dhaoine neamhspleách, muiníneach, sár oilte agus ullamh lena n-áit a ghlacadh sa sochaí.

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Seven in ten find medtech work after completing this course

Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Ireland's growing medtech industry is creating exciting new opportunities for jobseekers. With more than 29,000 people already working in this sector, Ireland is the highest medtech employer, per capita, in Europe. However many medtech companies are finding it difficult to find suitably qualified quality engineers. The Government funded Irish Medtech Springboard Certificate in Quality Engineering can give you the skills you need to cross over into newer realms of engineering in this thriving sector.

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Further your education at Galway Community College PLC open day 2017

Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Galway Community College (GCC) has been serving the educational needs of the people of Galway since 1969 and is situated close to the city centre at Moneenageisha junction. GCC continues to offer a broad range of Level 5 and 6 QQI courses in a variety of disciplines. The courses provided are designed to offer the best in education and training for school leavers and for people wishing to enhance their professional development or to change their career.

GCC's tutors are continually developing new courses and modules in line with industry trends in employment and links to higher education. The new science course, biomedical science and laboratory studies, introduced last September, had to limit its intake due to the high volumes of applicants in 2016. Level 6 business and Level 5 equine studies have also had strong uptake last year with Level 6 equine studies being introduced in September 2017.

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