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.

Easter Holidays

We wish everyone a happy Easter holiday. Classes recommence on Monday 29th April. End of year examinations commence week of 7th May. Exact times and locations of examinations will be communicated to all students before this date.

Student Self Care Event

GTI Care Team hosted a Student Self Care event at GTI on April 3rd. The main activities took place at Grubhub canteen and we are very grateful to students, GTI care team and all staff who generously gave of their time and resources at such a busy time at GTI. Guest speakers talked 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 distributed.

GTI Fashion Showcase

Our talented fashion students from Level 5 and Level 6 Fashion department along with their dedicated teachers, presented the annual Fashion Showcase on Wednesday and Thursday April 3rd and 4th. On Wednesday April 3rd there was a Live Window display in Anthony Ryan's from 12pm to 3pm showing the students' creative designs. On Thursday, the Fashion showcase took  place at 1pm in GTI  and at 2pm the Model Walk took place from GTI along Shop Street to Edward Square in lovely sunshine.

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

 31 GTI students are on Erasmus+ work placements during the month of April. IT Level 5/6: Poland (4 students)  Film Level 5/6: Turkey (4 students ) Film Level 5/6: Finland (5 students ) Furniture Design: Finland (4 students ) Security Services/ Emergency Care Services / Beauty Therapy / Sports & Physical Therapy / Office Administration / IT / Business: (10 students). We also have 4 Nursing students on placement in Hudiksval (Sweden). 36 students were on Erasmus+ placements in February for three week placements.

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.