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.


GTI's Application System is Open

GTI's Application System is OPEN. Browse our extensive range of full-time programmes for autumn 2022 at

New for 2022 are a number of pre-university programmes specifically geared towards providing learners with a foundation in Arts, Science, Engineering & Law prior to deciding on a 3 or 4 year degree course. Learners take modules similar to those offered at Universities as well as modules to improve their general academic and research skills.

Spring 2022- Phased Return to onsite learning

GTI will continue to operate a phased return to all on-site activities this spring term in line with the Safe Return Plan published by the Department of Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science last year. Practical classes will continue to be prioritised for onsite class.

Visitor Form

In line with Government guidelines and the national effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19, we endeavor to maintain a safe working environment for all GRETB staff, Contractors and the wider public with whom we engage.  Therefore, the following measures are in place: COVID-19 Prevention and Control Check List: All visitors must complete and submit the GTI Visitor Form before entering GTI buildings. If your answer is yes to any of the questions 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12  or if there are any other circumstanc

Induction Activities September 2021

Induction activities took place the week of the 20th September across all GTI programmes. The Construction students took part in a beach clean up activity on the shore at Grattan Road, as part of their Renewable Energy Systems module. Hairdressing students were onsite in the Concept salon, with the Fashion students doing a walking tour of Galway City's fashion outlets. Such a great array of induction activities helping to build student bonds and teamwork. Well done to all involved and we welcome all of our new and returning students to GTI.

Accounting Technician Part-Time Course: Sept 2021

Our Accounting Technician Part-Time course is aimed at students who are interested in pursuing a career in Accounting Finance.

Accounting Technicians work in the public and private sector, industry and commerce, private accountancy practices, and family businesses.

Learners are taught key accounting concepts and principles, and the knowledge and skills required to understand personal and business taxation regulations. They will also gain an understanding of core business functions in management, marketing, and law.

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New CAO system aims to broaden choice for students

Simon Harris, Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science has announced plans to introduce a new college entry system that will see the Central Applications Office (CAO) reformed into a new connected structure, incorporating for the first time apprenticeships and further education'.

GTI Awarded Erasmus+ Accreditation & Excellence Label

GTI are delighted to have been awarded Erasmus+ Accreditation and also the Excellence Label under the New Erasmus+ Programme.


SENSE Project: Final Conference

GTI's involvement in the European SENSE project has focussed on sharing best practice with European partners from Czech Rep, Ireland, Romania, Italy, UK and Cyprus, in relation to attracting and enabling more women into high quality #STEM careers.

50,000 extra places in Further Education and Training

Further Education Minister Simon Harris has confirmed that an additional 50,000 places in further education and training courses will be created this year, including apprenticeships, traineeships and post-leaving cert courses. These additional places will focus on 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐝𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬 & preparing the workforce for the green economy, 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐮𝐩-𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐜'.