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.


College Awareness Week 20th-24th November GTI Events

Galway Technical Institute is hosting two days of Beauty and Holistic pampering treatments on Tuesday 21st and Thursday 23rd November at the college. These events are open to the public as part of College Awareness Week with all proceeds raised being donated to Jigsaw, the local charity that provides guidance and support for young people who are going through difficult times.

GTI Concept Hair Salon

Second Year hairdressing students  are operating their "Concept Hair Salon" in Room 21 from 1pm 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.

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”.

Macnas Parade

Well done to our fantastic Second Year Hairdressing students who got to work with the Sarah Mahon Professional Hairdressing team to create magnificent hairstyles for the annual Macnas  parade on October 29th. It was an honour and a privilege for our students to get the opportunity to work alongside Sarah who is a national and international award winning stylist. Students from Security Services class also assisted with stewarding at the event.

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 sponsor Galway Utd Match Ball

GTI sponsored the match footballs for Galway United's game against Dundalk on October 27th.
Cathal Carney and Declan Sharkey, both Galway United F.C. Players and graduates of GTI, pictured here with Deputy Principal Alison Ward and Johnny Glynn Galway United FC


GTI Sports News

Both the GTI Men's Gaelic Football and Soccer teams have kicked off the year to a winning start with their first round league matches played recently. The footballers had a comfortable win over GMIT Castlebar on a scoreline of 5-10 to1-6 and the soccer team beat Athlone IT on a scoreline of 4 -2. 

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.