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ICPPD is offering a one year professional diploma in expressive arts, described as ‘unique and pioneering in Ireland’. This programme delivered over 10 days is for professionals, or others interested in using creative processes to support expression with clients they are working with.
School leavers and mature students who are considering Galway Community College as their further education destination in September 2019 can apply and register online now on all QQI accredited courses. GCC's courses offer a mix of practical and portfolio work and work experience. They are designed as a step towards skilled employment or progression to higher education institutes. There are no CAO points required for further education courses, and after completion you can apply for more than 1,200 CAO courses that will accept a QQI award for progression purposes.
Galway Community College is holding a first year open day on Thursday February 22 from 4pm to 5pm. Senior cycle applicants are also invited to attend with teachers and career guidance counsellors present to give advice and answer any questions students or parents may have.
Recently the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, announced that 26 new national apprenticeships were approved for further development. These are programmes of structured education and training which combine learning on the job with theory and instruction in an educational institution. They prepare participants for a specific occupation that leads to a qualification.
On Thursday November 23, as part of European Vocational Skills Week, the GRETB Training Centre in Mervue Business Park opened its doors to more than 400 students, teachers, and parents.
Are you considering an apprenticeship to start your career? As part of the EU Vocational Skills Week, which aims to promote the value of vocational education and training, the GRETB Training Centre is hosting an apprenticeship information day on Thursday, November 23.
Four construction companies are participating in a pilot programme where apprentices spend time with each company while learning a trade and other critical career skills.
Galway Community College has been meeting the educational needs of the city’s Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate students for more than 45 years. The college is continually improving its facilities to serve the needs of all learners.
It is that time of year again, the much anticipated Leaving Certificate results have arrived and now the worry and impatience is building as students await the first round of offers. Students are under pressure to achieve CAO points, choose the right course, plan a career, and with that comes much uncertainty. The Learning Institute would like to reassure school leavers that your future does not have to be dependent on points. The Learning Institute makes the point that there are alternative routes to education and employment even if you do not get your first choice.
The Commissioners of Public Works have launched a new programme for apprenticeships in the areas of carpentry/joinery and stonemasonry.