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.



Our Virtual Open Day is on Tuesday, 2nd March. A series of Live Q&A sessions at 11am, 1pm and 4pm will take place with teachers from all courses. Career Information briefings are scheduled for 10am, 12pm and 3pm. 

APPLY NOW! for full-time courses 2021-22

GTI Online Application System is now OPEN Follow us on our social media platforms @gtigalway.New courses for September 2021 include Pre-University Arts, Pre-University IT Skills ( Arts and Social Sciences Departmen); Logistics and Distribution and Law & Criminology ( Business Department) and Animal Care: Dog Grooming ( Applied Health and Science Department)

Online Learning

In line with Government advice and current Level 5 restrictions - Online classes continue from Monday 22nd February until further notice.See COVID-19 Information Page.

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: GTI Visitor Form must be completed before entering the premises. Visitor log must be completed to facilitate contact tracing. Face coverings must be worn and hand sanitising protocols observed.


GTI Staff and Students are putting on their walking shoes for a new challenge  in conjunction with Galway Sports Partnership! GTI Students and staff can sign up at if you want to take part!

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.


GTI's Software Development students will commence an 8 week Internship Program at the Multinational Company CSG on Friday Feb 5th. During this time they will gain industry experience and have access to interactive courses in AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure. They will have personalised learning experience with skilled employees. They will cover topics such as AGILE, Safe, AWS, R&D, Linux Fundamentals, H&S, Compliance, Wellbeing & Culture.

Business and Law Skills

Students from Legal Studies course have taken part in two mock trials in their zoom classes as part of their blended learning. They have developed skills that would be useful in the workplace such as teamwork, negotation, planning and research. Students have analysed various civil and criminal cases from newsapaper and law reports to advance their analytical skills.

Music course zoom performances

Well done to the GTI 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 & 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 students who showcased their broad range of musical talents in December on Zoom, as they performed as part of their 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐄𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 modules. This event formed one of two gigs that they will plan & perform throughout the year and is a fantastic opportunity for the students to perform live, developing confidence in their abilities, and teamwork skills in organising an event with their teacher Dorothee Knauer and Paul O'Lomasney.

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'.