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.

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Irish Fashion Innovation Awards

Three talented GTI students have been selected to represent Galway's vibrant fashion scene in the upcoming Irish Fashion Innovation Awards. Vanessa Spencer, Nicola Ennis and Gemma O Grady, all Level 5 students at GTI, will showcase their creativity in the Student Designer category at this prestigious event. This much anticipated Fashion Event, which takes place in the Radisson Hotel on Thursday 30 March, is the highlight event of Galway Fashion Week. The Irish Fashion Innovation Awards give a platform, support, publicity and recognition to young design talent from all over Ireland.

GTI Fashion Showcase

The GTI annual Model Walk, which puts the spotlight on the unique creations of new generation emerging GTI Fashion Student talent, will take place on Thursday April 6th at approx 5pm. An abundance of fashion, hair and makeup innovation will showcase in this very special college event. See Galway City Centre become a catwalk as up to 40 models wearing the most creative and stunning designs from GTI Fashion Studio, walk from GTI at approximately 5pm.

Animation at GTI

This is an excellent sample of the Level 5 and 6 Animation course work produced at GTI. Enjoy~




TIP Transnational Project Meeting

GTI hosted the first KA2 Strategic Partnership Transnational Project Meeting of the TIP [Teacher Improvement Programme] Project on February 9th & 10th.


GTI Application system for Full-Time courses commencing in September 2017 is now OPEN. Apply HERE. There are over 50 courses to choose from in 10 departments. Registration and other fees/costs will be incurred if an applicant is offered a course place after completing the application process and attending an interview.


Poise Salon

The salon is open on Fridays from 9am to 1pm continuing every Friday through to the Easter break. 

Appointments can be made by contacting poisesalon@gretb.ie or by phoning 085 7324627. Student therapists will offer the following treatments: Manicure, Pedicure, Massage, Reflexology, Waxing, Eyebrow Shape & Tint and Make-up Application. Complimentary blow dries are also available in Room 21 by First Year Hairdressing students from 9.30-11.30 on Friday mornings. 

National Award for GTI graduate

Andrew Irwin, GTI graduate, has won a national competition with the Irish Road Safety Authority. The Drive Safe App won the award for 'Technology and Innovation' in road safety.

Andrew studied QQI Level 5 Electronics and QQI Level 6 Networks and Software Systems at GTI. Congratulations Andrew!

Erasmus+ Work Placements for GTI Students

Over 80 students from GTI will participate in Erasmus+ work placements abroad between February and May 2017. 43 students will commence work placement during February from a number of courses. Healthcare  - 2 students to Madrid,  Art  - 14 students to Raahe, Pori & Helsinki in Finland, Security - 3 students to Kuopio, Finland and  Fashion - 10 students to Tenerife, 8 students from media/hairdressing/beauty courses go to Glasgow and 6 Fashion students to Lille in France. The placements are funded by the European Commission and managed by Leargas in Ireland.

Concept Hair Salon Now Open

Second Year Hairdressing students have begun their in house work experience. Concept hair salon is open every Thursday from 11am to 3pm in Room 21 in GTI.
Book early to avoid disappointment 087 6173661. Offers include Wash and Blow Dry €5, set €5, Cut and Blow Dry €10 and Highlights and Balayage from €30.

GTI Football Team All -Ireland Success

GTI Gaelic Football team won their All-Ireland final against Carlow Institute of Further Education 4-10 to 2-6. This college competition is the GAA Corn Coimhairle Ard Oideachais Championship. The thrilling match was held at the Connacht Centre of Excellence in Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo, on Saturday, 18 February 2017.  Congratulations to the team and coach John Keaveney.  The team was captained by Joseph Lowry, a Strength & Conditioning course student who plays his club football with Ballycumber, Co Offaly.