Start a new and exciting career or upskill at the Glam Gals Academy

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

Glam Gals Academy offers courses in gel nail extensions, threading, tanning, gel polish, brow lamination, lash lift, and specialised waxing.

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Pharmacy retail counter assistant course with GRETB Training Centre

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

A pharmacy retail counter assistant course that is exempt from course fees, will start on November 1 at GRETB Training Centre in Mervue, Galway.

Pharmacy sales assistants deal professionally with customers on a large range of health, personal care, and beauty issues. They are well groomed, enjoy dealing with people, and enjoy work that is varied, fulfilling, and rewarding. This course equips you with skills needed to perform various tasks assigned to pharmacy assistants in a fast-growing industry.

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Practical French for beginners

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

Have you ever felt confused when travelling to a country where you do not speak the language? Do you want to improve your soft skills for your resume? Are you simply interested in the French culture or in learning a new language? Are you tired of the language learning apps?

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Coláiste Éinde - supporting students to reach their potential

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

Coláiste Éinde is a co-educational, voluntary, secondary school situated in Salthill, catering for boys and girls from first year to Leaving Certificate. For nearly a century, the school has helped students mature into young adults with a balance of knowledge, experience, and values that enables them to enjoy fulfilling lives and rewarding careers. Operating under the patronage of the Bishop of Galway, today’s vibrant school community continues in this proud tradition of excellence in education.

A recent Whole School Evaluation by the Department of Education praised the school’s positive atmosphere of care, support, and affirmation, with Coláiste Éinde’s dedicated staff providing an extensive programme of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to support the holistic development of students. Coláiste Éinde is proud of its happy and positive environment which ensures that all its students are cherished equally and allowed to develop their own individuality in a comfortable and safe setting. Parents are encouraged to show a keen interest in their children's education and parent-teacher liaison is viewed as vital in encouraging progress.

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Beginners Mandarin language courses for adults and children

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

The Confucius Institute's Mandarin language course is suitable for beginners or those with some basic knowledge of Mandarin. The aim of this non-accredited course is to enable students to feel confident in communicating in everyday situations with Chinese native speakers, and to give insights into the Chinese culture and way of life.

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NUI Galway awards gold medals for civic engagement

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

A junior doctor and a speech and language therapist have been awarded gold medals for civic engagement by NUI Galway.

Dr Rosemary James, a graduate of medicine in 2021, was honoured by the School of Medicine for her outstanding community outreach and volunteering, as well as research in global health.

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Join St Angela’s College virtual open day on October 22

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

College open days are hugely important as prospective students explore options when deciding their CAO preferences, and although venues are gradually opening up again, St Angela’s College,Sligo, will once again offer a virtual event for those interested in the courses available for 2022.

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Places available on Motor Technology at Galway Community College of Further Education

Thu, Oct 07, 2021

Galway Community College (GCC) continues to offer a wide range of further education courses. The college offers a unique and very practical course in the form of Motor Technology whereby students get first-hand experience in small student centered learning environment. The eight modules include Motor Vehicle Practice, Motor Vehicle Theory, Engineering Workshop Processes, Communications, Auto Electricity, AutoCAD, Mathematics, Work Experience .

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Want a career as an IT support specialist?

Thu, Oct 07, 2021

The GRETB Training centre Mervue are currently recruiting for the IT Support Specialist Traineeship.

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GMIT Dept of Building and Civil Engineering offers new postgrad programmes

Thu, Oct 07, 2021

GMIT School of Engineering is offering two new postgraduate programmes for employees in the Built Environment sector who wish to upskill and receive a qualification in the broad areas of the Irish Building Regulations and Leadership in the Circular Economy.

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Places available on retail pharmacy course in GCC

Thu, Sep 30, 2021

The QQI Level 5 retail pharmacy assistant course at Galway Community College Further Education will equip learners with the relevant knowledge and experience to work as a pharmacy counter assistant or pursue a pharmacy technician qualification in the future. From dispensing over-the-counter medications, and helping clients choose medical aids and appliances, to demonstrating and selling products, this course will also focus on a range of health related subjects relevant to employment as a pharmacy assistant.

The emphasis will be on providing learners with specialist knowledge on over-the-counter medicines, beauty products, nutrition, customer services, and retail selling. Work experience is an essential element of the course, where students complete their placement in local pharmacies throughout the year.

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NUI Galway Students’ Union launch Walktober Step Challenge

Mon, Sep 27, 2021

NUI Galway Students’ Union this morning launched the Walktober Step Challenge to encourage staff and students to walk and build up to 10,000 steps per day by the end of October.

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Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre to hold open day on September 28

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre, Galway's oldest language school and a Department of Education recognised training institute, now in its 34th year of business, will hold an open day on September 28. The centre welcomes anyone interested in studying with it to drop by, where the team will have information on the foreign language programme, TEFL courses, and English language classes.

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Galway Executive Skillnet launches autumn training schedule

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Galway Executive Skillnet (GES) has launched its autumn training schedule with some exciting new programmes to help businesses emerge “from survival to growth” post-Covid.

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Achieve an internationally recognised computer qualification

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

GRETB Training Centre is now offering a fully funded International Computer Driving Licence course (ICDL).

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Pharmacy retail counter assistant course with GRETB Training Centre

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

A pharmacy retail counter assistant course, that is exempt from course fees, will be starting soon at the GRETB Training Centre in Mervue, Galway.

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New dog grooming course launches at GTI

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Galway Technical Institute is the largest and longest established college of further education in the west of Ireland, catering for up to 2,000 students annually both full and part-time.

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Galway Community College Further Education introduces new QQI early learning and care professional programme

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Galway’s largest provider of early years courses, Galway Community College is introducing the new QQI early learning and care professional award which is a milestone for the early years sector.

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GRETB announces third year of media production assistant traineeship in association with Screen Skills Ireland

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Following a hugely successful first two years of the media production assistant traineeship, Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) has announced a third year of the course.

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Learn from the best at Hession School of Dance

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Hession School of Dance is a leading Irish dance school in Galway established in 1963 by Celine Hession. The school is now under the direction of her daughter, Gemma Carney.

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