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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Application System Re-Opens June 7th 2022

GTI Application system is currently closed and will re-open on June 7th 2022.

Those who have submitted an application will shortly receive an invitation to attend for a pre-admission meeting with course teachers.  These meetings will commence on May 24th.  Details will issue by email and text over the coming weeks.

 

Accounting Technician Part-Time Course: Sept 2022

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.

Spring 2022- Phased Return to onsite learning

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

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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.

Further Education Graduates Rated Highly By Employers

In an article in the Irish Times March 2019- Graduates from apprenticeships and Post-Leaving Cert (PLC) courses are rated as highly as graduates from universities and third-level colleges, according to a major new study.

The findings are contained in a survey of more than 700 employers carried out last year by education authorities, which is due to be published soon.