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.


School of Music

The School of Music at GTI offers instrumental as well as theory classes.



Galway Technical Institute (GTI) Open Day was held on Tuesday 5 March.  See here for photos of the event. GTI welcomed both school leavers and mature learners who wished to learn about opportunities for retraining or up-skilling. Open Day activities and talks were arranged to show how learning takes place at GTI.


Applications are now being accepted for all existing full-time courses for 2019-2020. Please click HERE to submit an application and choose from our 50 courses. Applicants may apply for up to three courses. Closing date for first round interviews is Friday May 3rd at 2pm. A second round of applications will open in late June. Click here for all terms and conditions.

Student Self Care Event

GTI Care Team is hosting a 2 day Student Self Care event at GTI on April 3rd and 4th. The main activities will take place at Grubhub and we are very grateful to colleagues who are generously giving of their time and resources at such a busy time at GTI. Guest speakers have been organised to talk to students about self care, stress management and techniques to cope with life's challenges. Level 6 Sports students have produced an excellent booklet entitled 'A Student Guide for General Health and Well Being' for student use which they will distribute.

GTI Fashion Showcase Launch

Our talented fashion students from Level 5 and Level 6 Fashion department along with their dedicated teachers, present the annual Fashion Showcase on Wednesday and Thursday April 3rd and 4th. The showcase was launched in BORN Newtownsmith on Thursday March 21st with assistance from Beauty Therapy, Hairdressing, Security and Media students. Principal Geraldine Gibbons officially launched the event praising all the students' and teachers' work.

Beauty student award winner

GTI Beauty graduate Student of the Year, Shauna Callanan recently travelled to Paris to visit the headquarters of international skincare brand MATIS. This trip was a result of her achieving an outstanding performance in ITEC, CIBTAC and CIDESCO examinations.

European Teachers visit GTI

GTI welcomed visiting staff from South Devon College & Bromangymnasiet College in Sweden, who took part in Erasmus Professional Development at GTI.

GTI part-time courses

GTI are now accepting applications for our wide range of Part-Time programmes, commencing this April.

KA1/KA2 Erasmus+ Work Placements

36 students were on Erasmus+ placements in February for three week placements. Health Service Skills – Madrid (4 students), Hairdressing / Beauty Therapy / Music & Sound Production – Glasgow (12 students) Fashion Level 5 & 6 – Tenerife (6 students) Art & Animation Level 6 – Finland (8 students) . 6 students from Social Studies are also going to Sweden as part of an ongoing two year European study.

GTI Representation at Irish Fashion Innovation Awards

The three talented fashion students who will represent GTI at the upcoming Irish Fashion Innovation Awards at The Galmont Hotel on Thursday 14th March are L to R: Rebeca Oliver Segarra, Stephanie Gibbons, Anna Stasenko

Concept Hairdressing Salon

All hairdressing services including Root and Full Head Colour and Highlights on Wednesdays from 11am to 4pm. Text 087 6173661 or call in to Room 21 in the college to book an appointment.