Galway Technical Institute

Full-Time Courses

Full-time QQI-certified day courses in business, health, beauty, computing, engineering, art/design, and sport/leisure.


Part-Time Courses

Part-time QQI-certified courses in Applied Health & Social Sciences, Art & Design, Business, Media, Fashion, Hairdressing & Beauty, Computing & Engineering and Sport & General Studies.


Applications for full-time courses 2021-22

GTI Online Application System will open Monday, February 1st on this website. Our Virtual Open Day will be Tuesday, 2nd March. More details will follow. Follow us on our social media platforms (@gtigalway) also.

January 2021 Reopening

In line with Government advice and current Level 5 restrictions classes recommenced on Monday January 11th.  Please note ALL Classes are ONLINE until further notice.

COVID-19 Notice for Visitors

GTI buildings and carparks remain closed to the public except by appointment.   Visitors must contact reception in advance and book an appointment time.Telephone  091 581342 from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday or email queries to: GTI Visitor Form must be completed before entering the premises. Visitor log must be completed to facilitate contact tracing. Face coverings must be worn and hand sanitising protocols observed.

Business and Law Skills

Students from Legal Studies course have taken part in two mock trials in their zoom classes as part of their blended learning. They have developed skills that would be useful in the workplace such as teamwork, negotation, planning and research. Students have analysed various civil and criminal cases from newsapaper and law reports to advance their analytical skills.

Music course zoom performances

Well done to the GTI 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 & 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 students who showcased their broad range of musical talents in December on Zoom, as they performed as part of their 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐄𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 modules. This event formed one of two gigs that they will plan & perform throughout the year and is a fantastic opportunity for the students to perform live, developing confidence in their abilities, and teamwork skills in organising an event with their teacher Dorothee Knauer and Paul O'Lomasney.

Fifty thousand extra places at Further Education and training

Further Education Minister Simon Harris has confirmed an additional 50,000 places in further education and training courses will be created this year, including apprenticeships, traineeships and post-leaving cert courses. These additional places will focus on 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐝𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬 & preparing the workforce for the green economy, 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐮𝐩-𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐜'. Read the full article here ( Irish Examiner 10/1/21)

Sports Department News

Congratulations to GTI Sports & Physical Therapy graduate, and Mayo’s rising football star Oisín Mullin as he has made the PwC GAA shortlist for the 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟎 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐠 𝐅𝐨𝐨𝐭𝐛𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝.

Fashion Graduate Business Entrepreneur

Congratulations to 𝐆𝐓𝐈 𝐅𝐚𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐭𝐞 Leah Tiernan who recently featured in 𝐃𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐌𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐳𝐢𝐧𝐞- 𝟑𝟎 𝐔𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝟑𝟎 2021 article, giving an overview of how she set up her thriving Leyo Yoga activewear business. Leah studied Fashion Buying, Styling and Visual Merchandising at GTI before progressing on to study a marketing degree prior to setting up her business. Such a fantastic progression story.

Online Certification for Beauty and Hairdressing Students

Well done to the GTI Year One & Two Beauty students who have been busy completing online certified Dermalogica UK & IRE workshops as part of their programme requirements.Well done also to the Year Two Hairdressing students as they received their certificates after completing the online L'Oréal theory training course as part of their

European Skills Week

As part of 𝗘𝘂𝗿𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗮𝗻 𝗩𝗼𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝗸𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸 (9th-13th November), GTI celebrated being involved in a broad range of invaluable Erasmus+ projects and experiences over the last decade. These projects have enabled our students and staff tofoster inclusion and develop creativity and innovation in their teaching & learning, whilst building key vocational skills.