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.


Christmas Events at GTI

 A Christmas Jumper day was held in the college. A collection was held for COPE charity and a prize of €50 for Best Jumper. Robert Gill was presented with his prize by Rhiann Heery from the Student Council. The Level 6 Sports, Psychology and Fitness class organised a soccer tournament for staff and students in the Columban Hall Sea Road. A very competitive staff team won out the event in a thrilling final with students. 

Part-Time Courses January 2020

GTI is now accepting applications for its extensive range of Part-Time Adult Education and Professional Development courses starting in January 2020. Browse and Apply at

APPLICATIONS FOR 2020-2021 courses

The application system for GTI full time courses for 2020-2021 will open online in early February at Our annual Open Day will take place on Tuesday 3rd March 10am -4pm. 

Fashion Students visit CCAM

Fashion students recently visited the Centre for Creative Arts and Media (CCAM) in GMIT.  Students were thrilled to see their print designs come to life on fabric. CCAM technical officer Kelly Roberts printed GTI students textile designs on some beautiful fabrics with state of the art equipment including their wonderful sublimation printer. Thanks to Celine and Kelly at CCAM for hosting.

Social Studies Visit Dail Eireann

Applied Social Studies students visited the Houses of the Oireachtas in November as part of their Political Studies module. They observed Leaders questions. Pictured are students with teacher Geri Flynn, Deputy Principal Alison Ward and Galway West TD Noel Grealish.

Charity Events at GTI

Cakes Glorious Cakes Served with a Side of Fashion  - The students from Security and Fashion courses in GTI hosted a bake sale and fashion pop up shop in aid of St. Vincent de Paul, in the canteen of GTI, Fr. Griffin Road, Galway on 28th of November. Students, teachers and the public were able to  enjoy a nice pastry and homebaked goods, Afterwards they browsed through the rails of the Fashion Pop up shop, some found their Christmas party outfit at a good price, all for a good cause. Students raised nearly €700.

Erasmus Projects Visits 2019-2020

in November, GTI hosted a Transnational Project Meeting with SIPP project partners as part of the 

Fashion Students work at Brown Thomas

Recently, GTI Level 6 Fashion students had the opportunity to work in 

Emergency Care Services Teamwork

GTI Emergency Care Services students recently climbed Diamond Hill, which forms part of their course training. This hands-on learning activity enables students to develop team work, problem solving and orientation skills, whilst also taking in the stunning views of Connemara.


Beauty Department students attended a number of events this month as part of their applied learning.