Galway Technical Institute

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.


Induction for GTI Registered Students 2020 - 2021

We welcome full-time students to GTI for 𝗦𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗜𝗻𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻, week commencing 28th September. GTI class teachers will contact all students with details of induction sessions. See FAQs. We look forward to meeting you all and helping you progress on your educational journey.

APPLY NOW! Application System Closing September 30th

APPLY NOW at GTI. No CAO points required and a nominal registration fee applies to all courses. See our promotional video. With over 40 QQI courses to apply for, there is sure to be a course for you.  Download our Prospectus.

Admissions Procedures 2020/2021

All applicants will be notified by SMS or email of exact details of pre - entry guidance meetings being held in September. See Terms and Procedures for further details.

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: Visitor log must be completed at reception to facilitate contact tracing. Face coverings must be worn and hand sanitising protocols observed. See our COIVD -19 Information page for all queries and GTI Visitor Form.

Student Finance for 2020/21

SUSI  applications system is open for applications. For all queries relating to maintenance grants and student finance information, see or the Student Universal Support Ireland website

Graduates receive CAO Round Zero Third Level Offers

Congratulations to this year's GTI graduates, who recently received offers of third level places in CAO round zero.  Round zero CAO offers are made to certain categories of applicants e.g. QQI Level 5 qualifications holders who are not competing with those awaiting Leaving Certificate results. Places have been offered in various Universities and Institutes of Technology including NUIG, AIT, TU Dublin, IT Sligo, NCAD Dublin and GMIT. To see individual testimonials from graduates, go to Galway Technical Institute social media - Facebook, Instagram,Twitter #FETandME @GTIGALWAY.

Inglot Beauty Competition

GTI Beauty students participated in an Inglot Make Up Ireland competition in GTI as part of the recent Open Day activities. A fantastic opportunity for our students to showcase their creativity and beauty skills, developing confidence in their techniques, whilst working with professional beauty products.

Well done to Shauna Lydon on her winning tropical themed makeup application. Many thanks to Ciara, Assistant Manager at Inglot Limerick and Dermalogica for sharing their skills and insights with our students.

Internship for software development students

GTI Level 6 Software Development students Veda Greer and Michael Donellan have commenced an exciting 10 week internship programme at software company CSG in Galway City. During this time they will develop key IT skills along with having access to interactive courses in Amazon Web Service, Google Cloud, and Azure.