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.


School of Music

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


COVID-19 Notice To All Students

In line with government advice, we at GTI wish to remind all students of the absolute need to practice social and physical distancing and to minimise physical contact with each other to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

School Closure - News Update

GTI remains closed for all students until at least Monday, April 20th (updates will be communicated to you if this date is extended). GTI Teachers are engaging with students through a variety of online platforms; Moodle, Microsoft Outlook, OneDrive and Teams. Learners are requested to check their GRETB email accounts on a regular basis and are advised to communicate with teachers online regarding current assignments. If you are experiencing login difficulties you can email #StaySafe



The application system for GTI full time courses for 2020-2021 is open here and we continue to take applications.   With over 50 QQI courses to apply for, there is sure to be a course for you. See terms and conditions here Interviews will take place in September 2020 only this year.  New courses for next September include business courses: Logistics and Distribution, Marketing Innovation and Technology, Auctioneering and Estate Agency Administration.

Applied Learning Experiences

With our students and teachers currently working from home, it's a good time to reflect here on some of the fantastic applied learning experiences that they have been a part of so far this year.

Student Supports in GTI

GTI will support all of our learners to the best of our abilities over the coming weeks. For counselling support, please contact our counsellor on (087)3540533. For career guidance, please email our Career Guidance Counsellor,

Inglot Beauty Competition

GTI Beauty students took part in an Inglot Make Up Ireland competition in GTI as part of the recent Open Day activities. A fantastic opportunity for our students to showcase their creativity and beauty skills, developing confidence in their techniques, whilst working with professional beauty products.

Well done to Shauna Lydon on her winning tropical themed makeup application. Many thanks to Ciara, assistant manager at Inglot Limerick, and Dermalogica for sharing your skills and insights with our students


The college held its annual Open Day on March 3rd and visitors included students from second-level schools, Youthreach students, mature prospective students, guidance counsellors and parents. A big thank you to all staff and students for the wonderful work in preparing and running this event. Galway Bay FM outside broadcasting unit broadcast at the college on the day including interviews with various staff and students.

Internship for software development students

GTI Level 6 Software Development students Veda Greer and Michael Donellan have commenced an exciting 10 week internship programme at software company CSG in Galway City. During this time they will develop key IT skills along with having access to interactive courses in Amazon Web Service, Google Cloud, and Azure.

International Film Festival

Congratulations to GTI film students Carmen Garcia, Connor Smith and Simon Wood whose films were shortlisted for screening at the recent Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival First Frame Awards. Congratulations and continued success to GTI Film graduate Frank O'Malley, whose film 'Backwater' made it's television debut this week on Virgin Media One. The film was written and produced by Frank and has already received a number of awards, including the Royal Television Society - Best Drama Award.

Hairdressing competition

Hairdressing students from our Junior Trades class recently took part in a hairdressing competition in St John's Central College in Cork. Pictured with their certificates are:Martina Scally, Athlone,  Lauren Anderson, Ennis,  Niamh Morgan, Caltra,  Rachel O Neill, Corrandulla and Irina O Rourke, Loughrea.