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.


Dog Groomer - Teaching Vacancy

GTI are currently advertising for a Dog Grooming Teacher. If you are interested in applying, you can find more information HERE. Deadline for applications is Thursday 20th May.

GTI Application System Re-Opens June 1st

GTI Application System will re-open on Tuesday June 1st. 

All applicants already in the system will receive information regarding pre-entry guidance meetings [online] which will be offered to all applicants week commencing May 24th 2021.

Offers of places will issue week commencing June 28th 

Return to Onsite Activity - Notice to Students

The Stakeholders working group met on April 8th, 2021, to discuss further phased return for learners in FET settings commenced on March 15th.

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.

City & Guilds Hairdressing Portfolio Assessments

GTI Hairdressing students were busy this week signing off their City & Guilds portfolios along with completing final assignments and assessments. You should all be proud of what you have achieved this year, showing determination to meet the goals that you set throughout your time at GTI. Well done everyone on your fantastic achievements.

Accounting Technician Apprenticeship - Employer Information Session

Accounting Technicians Ireland will be hosting an Employer Information Session for the September 2021 Recruitment Campaign on Wednesday 26th May at 12.30pm. This hour-long online session will go through the benefits of the programme to employers, from fully-funded training to additional Government incentives. Click HERE for more information.

Onsite Practical Examinations- May 2021

GTI's Year Two Hairdressing students were onsite this week completing their City & Guilds theory exams, with the Year Two Beauty students preparing for their end of year CIDESCO examinations. Well done everyone, on doing such a fantastic job to complete your course work and assessments. GTI Application System will re-open on Tuesday 1st June. Browse our digital prospectus HERE and find out more about our exciting range of over 50 full-time programmes for 2021.

GTI Fashion Graduates

If you would like to 𝗔𝗣𝗣𝗟𝗬 for a full-time course commencing September 2021, log on to and browse over 50 full-time courses that will kick start your exciting journey at GTI. We are still accepting applications, with our system closing on Friday 7th May. 

Hairdressing City & Guilds Assessments

Well done to the GTI Year 2 Hairdressing students who were onsite this week completing essential City & Guilds practical assessments. Great job everyone, you should all be proud of your fantastic achievements.


The GTI Hairdressing and Beauty courses for 2021-22 will help you to develop key skills to the current international beauty and hairdressing standards in a creative learning environment using a “learn by doing” approach. Work in our state of the art salon to acquire the skills you need to start your career in this dynamic sector.


GTI launches Exciting NEW Courses for 2021

Check out recent copy of The Galway Advertiser which features details of GTI's exciting NEW courses for 2021-22. Our full-time courses provide the launch pad for learners to enter the workplace, start an apprenticeship or progress to further and higher education. With access to fantastic facilities, Erasmus+ placements, and 3rd level progression opportunities, develop your digital and practical skills and select a programme that will take you further.

Read the full article HERE