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.


Christmas Jumper Day and Bake Sale

Security Services class in collaboration with Fashion Students and the Student Council are holding a Bake Sale in the GTI cafe (and Christmas Jumper Day too) on Wednesday 12th December 10.30am - 12pm, followed by street Bucket Collection  with all proceeds to JIGSAW.

Part-time Courses Jan 2019

Part-time courses are commencing in January 2019. For more information click here  There is a great variety of courses to suit all tastes and requirements from professional upskilling to hobby pursuits.

European Vocational Skills Week - Celebrations

This year, GTI celebrated ten years of being involved in Erasmus+ projects. Over this time the college has had the opportunity to work on inspirational projects. They have enabled students and staff to develop key vocational skills, cultural awareness, along with an understanding of European education systems and industry awareness. GTI has enjoyed working with all the European partners, Leargas, GRETB, and the EU Commission in developing these opportunities for the organisation, staff and students.


Galway Technical Institute held a number of events for College Awareness Week - 19th to 24th November. Events included Societies Day, Fire Safety Training, Third Level Education Talks and an Open Salon in Concept Hair Salon and Poise Beauty Salon. Proceeds from the salons (€388) to be donated to the charity Jigsaw. A series of events that will promote healthy lifestyles also occured.


Patrick Hoban, is a former GTI level 5 and level 6 soccer student. He is also a key striker for Dundalk FC. The club are the National League Premier Division Champions and FAI Cup winners for this season.

Patrick was also the leading goalscorer in the Premier Division for the 2017/2018 season. Congratulations Patrick!

In further news, the GTI soccer team recently beat NUIG and are now into the quarter final of the Colleges Cup competition. Well done to coach Johnny Glynn and the team. The students also completed an FAI Safeguarding course recently.

Music Department News

Our talented students from the Music Performance and Production programme will perform once again  at The Crane Bar on Wednesday the 12th at 7pm. The event will give students the opportunity to perform live, and was organised as part of their course requirements. It forms one of five gigs that they will perform throughout the year. Pictured is Music Performance and Production student, Joseph Cawe from the last gig in October.

Beauty Department News

Year 1 Beauty classes are launching their Poise Salon on Friday 14th Dec, proceeds to Croi.The Salon is fully booked on the day Students are organising prizes for a raffle also on the day. The Salon will be operational for clients in January 2019 on Fridays. Further details to follow.

Golden G Awards

Film & Animation graduates from the GTI Media Department attended the annual GTI Golden G Awards recently. The showcase allowed the students the opportunity to screen their fantastic film & animation work on the big screen at the PALAS cinema. Well done to all our talented students and we look forward to seeing more of your creative work in the future. 🎥🎞️📽️🎬 .

Download the GTI App

Download the GTI App ( search for Galway Technical Institute App) from App store or  This is a fantastic communication tool to find out GTI news for past, present and prospective students.


Erasmus+ Work Placements

As part of the Erasmus+  Work Placements and in association with Léargas and the EU Commission, Students from the Sports Department will travel in October to Glasgow for work placement.