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.

School of Music

The School of Music at GTI offers instrumental as well as theory classes.


Part-time Evening Courses - January 2018

Part-time evening courses will commence in January 2018. Apply online at www.gti.ie/parttime. We have a range of QQI, ITEC, City & Guilds Certified and general interest courses in the following areas:

Arts and Crafts

Hair and Beauty

Business + Professional

GTI Concept Hair Salon

Second Year hairdressing students  are operating their "Concept Hair Salon" in Room 21 from 11am to 4pm on Thursdays with a full array of styling and cutting treatments available. For appointments, text  087 6173661. Models are also required for Barbering classes, Thursdays 10am-12pm with free gents' haircuts in Room 21. Text 087 6173661 for appointment or walk ins welcome.

December Charity Events

Christmas Jumper Day took place Wednesday 13th in the college. Students collected for St Vincent de Paul and everyone who wore a christmas jumper donated a €1 ( €2 if no christmas jumper!). The Hairdressing Dept held a raffle recently for Cancer Care West and raised over €300. The Beauty Therapy and the Complementary Massage students offered a range of beauty and holistic treatments on Friday 15th Dec. They raised over €500 for the NICU - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital Galway.  The salon will take bookings for Fridays starting 12th January.

GTI Business Student receives an Irish Water Safety Award

Rian Heaney, a Business Studies student at Galway Technical Institute recently received an award from the Irish Water Safety for his recent research. As part of his studies, Rian had a particular interest in helping Irish Water Safety to conduct research that would help to raise awareness about water safety.

European Boxing Win

Galway’s Gabriel Dossen won Ireland’s first medal of the recent European Youth Championships in Turkey.The Olympic BC welterweight won his quarter final in Antalya to add to the World Youth bronze he won in Russia last year. Gabriel is a student of Business Studies this year in Galway Technical Institute. Congratulations Gabriel ( source irishboxing.com and iaba.ie)

Technology Enhanced Learning

Students and teachers in GTI are using our new iPad Pros in the Art, Beauty & Hairdressing departments for technology enhanced learning. SOLAS have a strategy for Technology-Enhanced Learning in Further Education and Training 2016-2019 and in this strategy Technology-Enhanced Learning is defined as “Using Technology to Facilitate and Support Innovative Teaching and Learning Practices”.

Furniture Design Class work

GTI Furniture Making & Design students proudly display their applied learning work!
Students made 12 functional working benches for their fellow students and for all who need a sit down during the day!

GTI Sports News

GTI soccer team  progress to National Colleges League Quarter Final. Goals from Joshua Keane Quinlivan, Ronan Askari & Aaron Molloy
Congratulations to Johnny Glynn and all the team

Teamwork Outdoor Trip

Recently, two class groups in GTI completed part of their teamwork module assessment by participating in a number of outdoor activities. Emergency Care Services and Security Services classes went to Abbey Hill near Aughnish Bay in Co Clare. Their tasks included orienteering, pacing, hill walking and first aid practicals. They were accompanied by their teachers Andreas Baumann and Catherine Fahy

You may view the short video of their work here

Part-time Evening Courses October-December 2017

Part-time evening courses commenced early October for the Autumn term. Courses run on Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday evenings. Learners will have opportunities to upskill by partaking in courses with QQI certification or take courses which have a social or personal interest. Check out the full range of courses here. Enrolment for Spring term will begin in December.