Irish International Hotel and Catering School launching a new course this spring

Thu, Mar 24, 2016

The IIHCS recognises that there is a chronic shortage of qualified chefs in Ireland and this is particularly true in the west. After talking to a number of professional bodies and restaurant owners the IIHCS is pleased to launch its Spring level 5 (QQI major award) programme, which will begin on April 18. This is a 16 week full-time programme followed by a period of placement within specially selected kitchens in the area and working with committed chefs who will ensure that you continue to learn while practising the skills learned in the training kitchen.

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Upskill this spring at GTI

Thu, Mar 24, 2016

Spring is here and it’s time to get your skills in shape. GTI Adult Education term three is now open for registration with a great range of courses available. What better time of the year is there for upskilling than after the long cold winter - the evenings are stretching out and there’s a definite feeling of new beginnings.

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QQI Courses in addiction and mental health in Galway

Thu, Mar 24, 2016

Leading addiction and mental health trainer, The Learning Curve Institute (LCI), will deliver QQI level 5 community addiction studies and QQI level 6 mental health awareness courses in Galway this April.

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Something for everyone at Beechmount Art Studio

Thu, Mar 24, 2016

Beechmount Art Studio is going from strength to strength after winning the Arts, Tourism and Sport category in the recent SCCUL Awards 2016, and founder Aisling Kearney Burke is focusing on the new term, which launches the beginning of April and the upcoming Easter Art camp.

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New online application tool helps applicants count work and life experience towards third level

Wed, Mar 16, 2016

The Connacht Ulster Alliance, comprising GMIT, IT Sligo, and LyIT, has launched a college application tool that recognises learning gained through life and work experiences that enables advanced entry to third level programmes.

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GPA Solutions offers a range of QQI level five business courses

Wed, Mar 16, 2016

A Sage 50 accounts course will prove a progressive course of study for anyone who simply wishes to advance his/her business skills. The QQI Level 5 course will run for five days over five weeks, commencing March 25 in Galway. Learners will experience setting up a company, entering source documents in the various day book, and preparing debtors and creditors balances and reports. Learners will learn to produce VAT reports, bank reconciliation, and monthly profit and loss and balance sheet reports.

A QQI Level 5 Payroll Skills course will commence on April 5, and take place one day a week over four weeks. Learners who successfully complete this course will acquire a thorough knowledge of basic PAYE computations to include the cumulative, week one, and emergency tax basis. Learners will learn and understand PRSI and USC computations, how to deal with starters and leavers, file Revenue forms, and year end procedures in both a manual and computerised context.

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Sport event and free healthy living workshop for the over-fifties

Wed, Mar 16, 2016

Galway based non-profit organisation ProActivate Ireland is holding two healthy living events for people aged 50-plus as part of an EU funded project it developed and coordinated called Active I: Healthy Active Living for Seniors. The sports event will take place in Krakow, Poland, from April 1 to 3 and will comprise a variety of events and activities aimed at healthy living for older adults.

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Easter revision courses at Mill Street

Wed, Mar 16, 2016

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 March 29 and continue until Saturday April 2. Bookings will continue to be accepted up until Thursday March 24, provided there are places vacant. However as many subjects are almost booked out, there is limited availability at this stage. There is also a week of supervised study for Leaving students starting from next Monday, March 21. The supervised study group is limited to 15 and only a couple of fee spaces remain.

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

Thu, Feb 04, 2016

The International School of Make-up Artistry has been in business for 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 the students.

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Travel the world in 2016

Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Full and part time University of Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults course take place at GMIT

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Upskill with a computerised accounts (Sage 50) award

Thu, Feb 04, 2016

In recent times many businesses are relying on debt and credit control to maintain cashflow. A working knowledge of a computerised accounts system, such as Sage, will prove beneficial in achieving this task and will also transfer as an employable skill.

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Getting Galway’s jobless back on the road

Thu, Feb 04, 2016

The Galway-Roscommon Education Training Board has scheduled a number of courses to provide professional driver training to job seekers.

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A career in business, marketing, or PR

Thu, Feb 04, 2016

No matter what your current level of education is or what qualifications you hold, a business qualification provides a stepping stone not only for job opportunities but also for career advancement. Equally, despite vast changes in the business world, some courses are still the bedrock on which companies operate.

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An Tobar Nua counselling

Thu, Feb 04, 2016

An Tobar Nua Counselling offers professional, confidential, and non-judgmental counselling. The aim of the counselling service is to support and assist people in overcoming life’s challenges as they move towards healing and positive change. The counselling service is free of charge, however donations are appreciated.

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Bluebird Care continues to expand with announcement of thirty new jobs

Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Due to sustained growth in demand for its homecare services Bluebird Care has 30 vacancies for care assistants to be filled over the next three months. The vacancies are in both Galway city and county.

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GRETB Training Centre launches its 2016 courses

Thu, Jan 14, 2016

GRETB Training Centre prides itself on offering intensive training courses to all ages. The training centre has successfully established itself within the marketplace as an exceptional training choice with notable success rates.

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Free card-making open day at Cregal Art

Thu, Jan 14, 2016

Cregal Art will host a free card-making demonstration day this Saturday, January 16, between 10am and 4pm at the Cregal Art premises on Monivea Road.

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It’s never too late to learn – beginner bodhran courses starting soon

Thu, Jan 14, 2016

Most households around the country have an old bodhran lying around in a closet somewhere or hanging on a wall. Most people don’t know how to play it, but would love to. Well that is all about to change with the Funky Drums city centre bodhran classes.

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Learn sean-nós dancing at Club Áras na nGael

Thu, Jan 14, 2016

Monday January 25 will see the return of Club Áras na nGael’s popular sean-nós dancing classes under the expert and patient tuition of Connemara sean-nós dancer Pádraig Ó hOibicín.

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Unleash your inner artist with award winning Beechmount Art Studio

Thu, Jan 14, 2016

Beechmount Art Studio is back with a bang in 2016 with a huge range of art classes for the spring term and an expansion of its hugely popular cocktail and painting nights.

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