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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

Learn how to become a practitioner in massage, reflexology, sports massage, Spa treatments and Skincare, in order to join a team or become self-employed. This practical ITEC course, focuses on healing therapies, which will help you to become a highly valued specialist in your field of holistic therapies. Students will enhance their skills in [...]


Advanced Beauty & Body Therapy

Do you see yourself advancing in the Beauty Therapy industry? Would you like to learn more about new products, new technologies and new treatments? Then this course is for you. Students work with the highly prestigious Dermalogica and OLOS products in state of the art facilities and get hands on experience in the colleges [...]


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 [...]


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 Eilís O'Connell, Language and European Studies Jess Linehan, Advertising with Marketing and PR Kayleigh Falvey, Marketing with Event Management Marion Cowhig, Level 6 Retail Selling Veronica Scannell, Professional Cookery [...]


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 [...]


McCarthy Cup 2019/2020

VENUE: St. Anthony's National School, Ballinlough. Bus no. 215 from The South Mall. TIME: Tuesdays 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm This is an interclass indoor soccer competition that has been running for the past 22 years. Normally there are approximately 16 teams involved from various classes within the college. The format is the same [...]


Advanced Software Development

This course is designed to further a student’s learning in designing, developing, integrating and testing software, using GUI Programming, Object Oriented Programming, HTML, CSS and WordPress. The student will learn how to produce commercially viable software, by learning and applying modern software development methodologies and modelling tools. The student will also learn key skills in [...]

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Computer Science

This course provides the student with the core skills required in the computer science industry and prepares the student for a career demanding specialist knowledge of programming and networking. The student will learn how to upgrade hardware, and how to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues. The student will also examine the back-end of an [...]

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Data Analytics

Data Analytics is a new exciting way of working to analyse business data that the working world is placing significant value on, in today’s business environment. In this course students will become familiar with Database Methods (SQL), Statistics (with R Programming), Programming and Design principles (Python), Information and Communication systems, Behavioural Studies as well [...]

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