Full-time courses

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

Part-time courses

Full-time FETAC 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.

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Part-time Adult Education Courses

Term 1 (September - December 2016) programmes will be advertised from 25/05/2016. Classes will commence week beginning Monday 26th September. Our phone lines are currently very busy. Please call 091 863368 / 091 863366 if you would like to discuss course options or apply  here.

Summer Art Workshops June 9th -18th

A number of one day workshops in art and design  are open to adults from beginners level this summer in GTI from June 9th - June 18th.  
  Life Drawing 
Book Binding 
Character Design for Animation  (5 days) 
Colour in Paint 

Apply through http://www.gti.ie/parttime/ and look for **summer courses**

Student Graduation at GTI

Hairdressing, Beauty and Health Science students recently held a graduation ceremony in the college. These students completed QQI Level 5 awards and many completed ITEC, CIBTAC and CIDESCO courses as well as City and Guilds and Dept of Education Trade certificate components, The graduation certificates were presented by teachers and management. Photo shows Katie Hughes, Shauna McQuaid, Aoife Cheung, Laura Ward and Sinead Conlon, all Beauty Diploma students.

GTI Success at GRETB Awards Night

On Thursday May 5th, 4 students from GTI were awarded by GRETB for their participation and success in a variety of group and individual projects during the course of the last academic year.

Their success was acknowledeged and highlighted at a packed ceremony with over 400  learners from many GRETB centres. Categories of award winning excellence at GTI involved Inclusivity, Innovation & Entrepreunership, Sport and Academic Excellence .

GTI Student Exhibition

This year's GTI Student Exhibition was officially opened on Thursday 19th May by Dr. Patrick Tobin, Head of Centre of Creative Arts and Media, GMIT . The exhibition was held in the Dominician Hall, The Claddagh. Students exhibited from: Art: Portfolio Preparation, Animation, Drawing and Visual Inquiry and Furniture Making and Design. There were also contributions from Finnish ERASMUS+ students who had visited the college for a number of weeks and attended classes. The show was opened Friday 20th May until Thursday 26th May.

GTI Student Film and Animation Awards

The Media Department held their Awards night plus Film and Animation viewing recently at the Eye Cinema in Wellpark Retail Park. This was a wonderful opportunity for students to showcase their work from throughout the year.

Level 5 Animation

Outstanding contribution to 2D Animation - Mira Grude

Outstanding contribution to 3D Animation - Sean Reilly

Outstanding contribution to Animation - Karla McKnight

Golden G Award for Exellence in Animation - Kilian Trill

Level 5 Film

Outstanding contribution to Editing - Emily Loughnane 

GTI Applications for First Round Interviews now closed

Application system is now closed for first round applications. Interviews will be held the week of May 23rd for courses for 2016-2017. Applicants will be contacted the week of May16th with interview dates and times. The application system will reopen on June 3rd. Interviews will take place from August 29th for courses with vacant places. 

Security Studies - a leap to a new career

GTI Security Studies Students embraced the opportunity to prepare for a career in the Security Industry. In the final weeks before completing the course students trained at Petersburg Outdoor Education Centre for their future career. The focus of this training day was on physical ability and teamwork. Security Studies student Eddie Kilkenny and others are photographed on the obstacle course. In the next two years the Irish Defence Forces will recruit approx 1300 new soldiers and the Garda Siochana are looking for approx 800 new Garda Recruits.

Fashion Showcase

GTI Fashion Design Students hosted an end of year Fashion Event on Thursday 28th April at 7pm in Electric Garden, Upper Abbeygate Street. The Event showcased the designs which the students completed during their Fashion Course. All students from the Fashion Class at GTI were involved in the event which also featured the work of three fashion student finalists from the recent Irish Fashion Innovation Awards. Some award-winning fashion graduates of GTI also showed their newest collections. 

GTI win Soccer Final

Soccer success  - GTI Won the CUFL Cup Final against Waterford IT 
Final score 3:0
Spectacular goals by Evan Deacy, Andrew Connolly & Kieran Buckley
Well done to Manager & Coach Johnny Glynn and all the team

Medal presentation took place in GTI before Easter.