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.


Part-time Evening Courses - January 2018

Part-time evening courses are commencing in January 2018. Apply online at www.gti.ie/parttime. We have a range of QQI, ITEC, City & Guilds Certified and general interest courses in the following areas:

Arts and Crafts

Hair and Beauty

Business + Professional

GTI Concept Hair Salon

Second Year hairdressing students  are operating their "Concept Hair Salon" in Room 21 from 1pm to 4pm on Thursdays with a full array of styling and cutting treatments available. For appointments, text  087 6173661. Models are also required for Barbering classes, Thursdays 10am-12pm with free gents' haircuts in Room 21. Text 087 6173661 for appointment or walk ins welcome.

Galway Fire Services Visit to GTI

Recently, Galway City Fire Brigade stationed on Fr Griffin Road, visited the college to meet the Emergency Services and Security Services Class students. The students were shown the various equipment on the fire trucks that are used for different types of fire and emergency situations e.g. car accidents, water safety, house fires, CPR etc. The fire services answered students' questions on the duties and skills required for the fire service and the varied work involved. Thanks again to Galway Fire Services. 

December Charity Events

Christmas Jumper Day took place Wednesday 13th in the college. Students were collecting for St Vincent de Paul and everyone who wore a christmas jumper donated a €1 ( €2 if no christmas jumper!). The Hairdressing Dept held a raffle recently for Cancer Care West and raised over €300. There was a collection during the week of foodstuffs for Cope Christmas Food Appeal.

GTI Business Student receives an Irish Water Safety Award

Rian Heaney, a Business Studies student at Galway Technical Institute recently received an award from the Irish Water Safety for his recent research. As part of his studies, Rian had a particular interest in helping Irish Water Safety to conduct research that would help to raise awareness about water safety.

Health Science students visit G Hotel Spa

Our Health Science students met the GSpa and ESPA manager from London recently and the group had a tour of the G Spa and a meet and greet with staff. It was an excellent method of investigating future employment and generating industrial relationships with the ESPA group. 

European Boxing Win

Galway’s Gabriel Dossen won Ireland’s first medal of the recent European Youth Championships in Turkey.The Olympic BC welterweight won his quarter final in Antalya to add to the World Youth bronze he won in Russia last year. Gabriel is a student of Business Studies this year in Galway Technical Institute. Congratulations Gabriel ( source irishboxing.com and iaba.ie)

Technology Enhanced Learning

Students and teachers in GTI are using our new iPad Pros in the Art, Beauty & Hairdressing departments for technology enhanced learning. SOLAS have a strategy for Technology-Enhanced Learning in Further Education and Training 2016-2019 and in this strategy Technology-Enhanced Learning is defined as “Using Technology to Facilitate and Support Innovative Teaching and Learning Practices”.

Macnas Parade

Well done to our fantastic Second Year Hairdressing students who got to work with the Sarah Mahon Professional Hairdressing team to create magnificent hairstyles for the annual Macnas  parade on October 29th. It was an honour and a privilege for our students to get the opportunity to work alongside Sarah who is a national and international award winning stylist. Students from Security Services class also assisted with stewarding at the event.

Furniture Design Class work

GTI Furniture Making & Design students proudly display their applied learning work!
Students made 12 functional working benches for their fellow students and for all who need a sit down during the day!