Full-time courses

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

Part-time courses

Part-time evening courses in a wide range of areas.

School of Music

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

Applicant Login


Applicants to full-time courses for 2014-15 can log into their profile here.


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Safe Arrival Project

GTI is currently engaged in a European-wide collaborative project called the ‘Safe Arrival Project’ the focus of which is to explore and develop an evidence based system to address non-completion levels in education and training.

Media Dept Music Sessions

GTI Media department have recorded a number of music sessions by students. Check out their work here.



GTI Full Time course applications for 2015/2016

The web based application system will open on Monday February 2nd. All details of courses will be available at this time. GTI Open Day will take place on Tuesday March 3rd. Further details to follow.

UCC Diploma in Autism Studies at GTI [Part-Time]

GTI is very proud to announce a new and exciting collaboration with UCC in the provision of a course entitled: Autism Spectrum Studies. This one/two year programme will help the learner to develop the key skills and knowledge for working with people who live with autism.

For all details click on the following link: http://www.ucc.ie/en/ace-dass

Please note fee is paid directly to UCC

Poise Salon in GTI

Poise Salon (run by first year Beauty and Health Science students) will operate every Friday until Easter. Second year beauticians will run a salon on Mondays until February 23rd. Beauty treatments on offer on Fridays include: manicure, pedicure, facial and make-up application. Treatments on offer on Mondays are full body massages including Indian head massage or facials which include a cleanse, exfoliation, brow shape, massage, mask, hot towels and hand and arm massage. Beauty appointment times are 9.00, 10.00, 11.00 and 12.00 on Fridays and 915 and 11.15 on Mondays.
Health Science treatments on offer include: reflexology and back massage.
Health Science appointment times on Fridays are 9.30, 10.30, 11.30 and 12.30

Soccer News and Achievements

Congratulations to Level 5 soccer student, Kevin Horgan, who has been selected for a trial with the Irish Colleges team for 2015. 
Also 28 GTI soccer students recently completed the “Kickstart 2” coaching course delivered by the FAI. Many of the students will now go on to complete the Youth Certificate which is a highly sought after coaching qualification.

GTI Student Captains All Ireland Winning GRETB Hurling Team

The GRETB hurlers which comprises of students from Galway Technical Institute and Galway Community College won the Independent.ie GAA Higher Education All Ireland Freshers Hurling Colleges Final recently. They beat a combined Cork Colleges team in a thrilling final at University of Limerick on a scoreline of   2-12 to 1-6. The GTI panel members were : Joe Mooney (Captain), Mike Fahy, Ronan Brennan, Noel McDonagh,Conor Whyte, Declan Cronin,Colin Hansbury, Keith Callinan, Paraic Hannon, Glen Costello, Eric Conway,David Mangan, Jarlath Mannion, Packie Garvey and Sean Dunne.

Concept Hair Salon

Concept Hair Salon is open every Thursday. Appointments may be made for times between 11am and  3pm in GTI Room 21. A wide range of professional hair care treatments and services are available at very reasonable prices including:

  • Blowdry €5
  • Ladies and Gents cut €5
  • Highlights from €20
  • Colour from €10

Student Finance

For all queries relating to maintenance grants and student finance information, see www.studentfinance.ie or the Student Universal Support Ireland website  www.susi.ie

For students applying for BTEA & VTOS grants see the link below to download application forms