Further Education

Further Education 2022-2023

Procedures & Terms

Admissions Procedures 2022

Admissions Procedures 2022

  1. Closing date for first round of applications is Friday May 6th 2022 at 2:00pm.
  2. Pre Guidance Meetings where applicable will take place from May 16th 2022
  3. Offers of places will issue following completion of first round pre-guidance meetings
  4. Second Round applications open June 7th 2022.
  5. Interviews will take place from August 29th subject to availability of places.
  6. Application system closes on September 30th for 2022 full-time entry.
  7. €175 Registration Fee applies to all students

Refund Policy

  1. Students enrolled following first round offers will, on written request to info.gti@gretb.ie be refunded €150 on cancellation of place by August 31st.
  2. Students enrolled in August/September will, on written request to info.gti@gretb.ie be refunded €150 on cancellation of place by September 30th.
  3. Refunds only apply where students have not attended any part of their course at GTI. Evidence of payment must be supplied.

CAO FET Operational Guidelines Timeline:

• The CAO FET Portal to open on November 5th 2021 which will enable FET/CAO learners to apply for their chosen courses through a central portal with applications to be managed through FETCH / PLSS. • The CAO FET Portal to close on 1st July 2022 whereafter, FET applicants will be diverted to make direct entry with their chosen college • Confirmation of Active Learners to initiate induction process in line with the CAO Round 1 in mid-August 2022.


• Once application submitted through CAO (or directly through ETB onto CAO nominated course), applicant receives communication through ETB informing them of acknowledgement of application, required aptitude tests, interviews, and requested documentation to determine the applicant as a suitable candidate for a place to be offered. • Once deemed suitable for the course, a course offer can be made to applicant as is appropriate to local business processes • At the CAO First Round stage, applicants receive an Induction Pack outlining relevant information in relation to the course, welcoming them to the course and invitation to attend a Briefing Session.