Mercy College, Galway, is situated in Newtownsmith, just minutes from the city centre. It offers FETAC level 5 awards in tourism and travel studies, business studies, business and insurance studies, and childcare studies.
The FETAC level 5 award in tourism and travel studies offers training for students who wish to work in the tourism and the travel industry worldwide.
For those students interested in pursuing a career in the business or financial areas, the college offers the business studies award at FETAC level 5.
Business and insurance studies is designed for students who wish to work in the insurance industry. Students complete the FETAC award in business studies plus CIP Level 1, which is certified by the Insurance Institute of Ireland.
Childcare studies is a FETAC award designed for those who would like to pursue a career in childcare. The course includes a special needs module. Students also complete programmes in first aid and food hygiene.
Mercy College, Galway has an excellent relationship with local employers and has a reputation for providing skilled and qualified graduates. Many of them are now employed in the local area. Feedback from the businesses that have employed graduates is extremely positive.