Galway Technical Institute

Full-Time Courses

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

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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.

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Autumn 2021 - Phased Return to onsite learning

GTI will continue to operate a phased return to all on-site activities this term in line with the Safe Return Plan published by the Department of Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science in June 2021. Practical classes will continue to be prioritised for onsite class.

COVID-19 Notice for Visitors

GTI buildings and carparks remain closed to the public except by appointment.   Visitors must contact reception in advance and book an appointment time.Telephone  091 581342 from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday or email queries to: info.gti@gretb.ie. GTI Visitor Form must be completed before entering the premises. Visitor log must be completed to facilitate contact tracing. Face coverings must be worn and hand sanitising protocols observed.

Induction Activities September 2021

Induction activities took place the week of the 20th September across all GTI programmes. The Construction students took part in a beach clean up activity on the shore at Grattan Road, as part of their Renewable Energy Systems module. Hairdressing students were onsite in the Concept salon, with the Fashion students doing a walking tour of Galway City's fashion outlets. Such a great array of induction activities helping to build student bonds and teamwork. Well done to all involved and we welcome all of our new and returning students to GTI.

Accounting Technician Part-Time Course: Sept 2021

Our Accounting Technician Part-Time course is aimed at students who are interested in pursuing a career in Accounting Finance.

Accounting Technicians work in the public and private sector, industry and commerce, private accountancy practices, and family businesses.

Learners are taught key accounting concepts and principles, and the knowledge and skills required to understand personal and business taxation regulations. They will also gain an understanding of core business functions in management, marketing, and law.

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New CAO system aims to broaden choice for students

Simon Harris, Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science has announced plans to introduce a new college entry system that will see the Central Applications Office (CAO) reformed into a new connected structure, incorporating for the first time apprenticeships and further education'.

GTI Awarded Erasmus+ Accreditation & Excellence Label

GTI are delighted to have been awarded Erasmus+ Accreditation and also the Excellence Label under the New Erasmus+ Programme.

 

SENSE Project: Final Conference

GTI's involvement in the European SENSE project has focussed on sharing best practice with European partners from Czech Rep, Ireland, Romania, Italy, UK and Cyprus, in relation to attracting and enabling more women into high quality #STEM careers.

50,000 extra places in Further Education and Training

Further Education Minister Simon Harris has confirmed that an additional 50,000 places in further education and training courses will be created this year, including apprenticeships, traineeships and post-leaving cert courses. These additional places will focus on 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐝𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬 & preparing the workforce for the green economy, 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐮𝐩-𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐜'.

Joint Application System for FE and HE Being Considered by Minister

Minister Simon Harris is considering a joint application system for further education and third level options for students. This would recognise the further education sector as a viable option for training and education and a complement to higher education. See full article here 5/11/20 Irish Times.