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Celebrate your culture!

IT’S TIME TO HAVE SOME FUN! CELEBRATING YOUR CULTURE AT CCOC Event Management Students are organising an Online Event to enhance cultural awareness and to remind people of the similarities and differences among cultures. WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE PART OF OUR VIDEO? WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO DO? Every participant is [...]


Recruitment Registration Event 2021

Thursday 4th March - 9:30am - 1:20pm Class Groups Programme and speakers for the day Office Administration Courses Business Accounting Finance Marketing,  Logistics Legal Customer Service HR I.T. Friday 5th March – 10.00am to 1.10pm Class Groups Programme and speakers for the day  HealthCare Assistants Nursing Studies Psychology & Social Studies Youthwork Advanced Cert [...]


Early Learning and Care (Special Needs)

We are  introducing the new Early Learning & Care award which is the milestone for the new professional standard award for the Early Years sector. This is a 2 year programme leading to the Advanced Certificate at Level 6, and learners can progress to the ELC Level 6 award if they have achieved the [...]


Early Learning and Care

We are  introducing the new Early Learning & Care award which is the milestone for the new professional standard award for the Early Years sector. This is a 2 year programme leading to the Advanced Certificate at Level 6, and learners can progress to the ELC Level 6 award if they have achieved the [...]


Winners of the Creative Writing Competition 2020

1st Place - "January 18th" by Elisabeth Brobby There is beauty in silence, Watching the waves gently ripple as they salute those passing by And the icy wind lightly caressing your cheeks Such tenderness you can’t help but subdue to the watering of your eyes You envy the frozen grass that glimmers in the light Admiring [...]


Creative Writing Competition

Click here to view some of the entries. We are holing a competition as part of the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival Prizes will be presented by Vibes & Scribes. Entries can be as follows: Poem - max 50 lines Short story, personal writing piece, prose -max 600 words Closing date for entries was 5pm Thursday [...]


Photography Competition

Click here to view some of the entries to date. O'Brien Photographic studios have kindly agreed to sponsor a photography competition for students and staff in the college. This competition is being run in conjunction with the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 2020.  How to enter You must be either a day or night student [...]


Holistic & Physical Therapies

Do you see Holistic Therapies as a way to enhance general health and wellbeing? Are you interested in the human body? As a Holistic Therapist you will use  therapies to enhance the mind, body, and soul. Learners explore the diversity of Holistic Therapies. They receive a firm grounding in many therapies, the course will [...]


Advanced Holistics & Physical Therapies

Learn how to become an advanced practitioner in Aromatherapy, Advanced Sports Massage Level 4, Stone Therapy, Lymphatic drainage, On-Site massage, Indian Head massage, Nutrition, LomiLomi massage and Ear candling. This practical course focuses on healing therapies, which will help you to become highly valued specialist in your field of Holistic Therapies. The college has [...]


Yoga Teaching With Health & Wellbeing

All workplaces are becoming increasingly conscious of the physical and mental health of their employees and are investing in initiatives to prolong health and mental/physical fitness. Become a yoga teacher and at the same time learn other skills and knowledge that make you eminently employable or well placed for self employment. This course will [...]


Enterprise Day

On our annual Enterprise day, we host a wide variety of engaging speakers who have started their own business and give a presentation to our students where they pass on their knowledge and experience and speak about the ups and downs of starting and runnning your own business. The students also get [...]


Employment Opportunities Expo

The Cork College Of Commerce hosts an Employment Opportunity Expo for students every year. On the day, companies who have real jobs to offer either present to and interview students from all courses in the College. This gives you exposure to industry leading employers and an opportunity to attend seminars and receive excellent [...]


Student Testimonials

Being seriously dyslexic and also having been out of education for years, the idea of going back into education was scary. I did not believe that I had the skills and knowledge requirements to cope with this course. Once I started college, I surprised myself with the abilities I did not realise I had. [...]


Video Testimonials

Read more testimonials Emily Sheppard, HR Fawzia, Business Eva Dineen, Medical and Dental Reception Veronica Scannell, Professional Cookery Aisling O'Reilly, Software Development Jess Linehan, Advertising with Marketing and PR [...]


Work Experience

Work experience is an integral part of most of our courses and a vital part of the learning process. For some learners placement takes place throughout the academic year while others partake in 2-4 week block placement. All learners are fully insured by the college on work experience. The college continuously liaises with industry [...]


Course Fees 2021

Courses in the college are funded by the Department of Education and Skills and SOLAS (the Further education and Training Authority, with support from the European Social Fund. There are no tuition fees for PLC courses for EU/EEA students. Course fees are made up of: Programme Participant Contribution Student Services fee Examination fees Course Specific [...]



The college fosters a positive culture where every member of the college community has the right to be treated with courtesy, dignity and respect irrespective of disability, gender, age, religion, civil status, race, sexual orientation, family background or membership of the travelling community. The college recognises the very serious nature of discrimination and the [...]


Entry Requirements

DISCLAIMER The college reserves the right to restructure or cancel any course without notice. Our prospectus and web site do not infer or impose any legal obligation on the Cork Education and Training Board or the College Board of Management to provide courses or other services to students. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Application for a place [...]


The Access Programme

The Access Programme provides assistance to students from DEIS schools and Youthreach Centres in Cork City and County in preparing for interviews for each of the Further Education Colleges within Cork ETB with the Student Support Forms and allows students to become familiar with a day in the life of a student in Further [...]

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