Further Education

Further Education 2024-2025

Procedures & Terms

Admissions Procedures 2024

Admissions Procedures 2024

See Admissions Notice and Admissions Policy at www.gti.ie

  1. Closing date for first round of applications is Friday May 3rd 2024 at 2:00pm.
  2. Pre Guidance Meetings where applicable will take place from May 20th 2024
  3. Offers of places will issue following completion of first round pre-guidance meetings
  4. Second Round applications open June 4th 2024.
  5. Pre-entry guidance meetings will take place from August 30th subject to availability of places.
  6. Application system closes on September 30th for 2024 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 6th 2023 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 2024 whereafter, FET applicants will be diverted to make direct entry with their chosen college


• Once application submitted through CAO (or directly through GTI onto CAO nominated course), applicant receives communication from GTI 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 Call to Pre Guidance meeting notifications.