Further Education & Training (FET)

QQI Level 5 and 6 Post Leaving Certificate Courses

PLC’s are ideal progression routes from Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied for those who want an extra year to study a specific vocational area and for adults returning to education and for those looking for a career change. Learners must have successfully completed the Leaving Certificate/LCAP/LCVP Examination or QQI Level 4 or Level 5 for entry to Level 6.

Special consideration will be given to mature students (over 23) or others who may not have obtained a Leaving Certificate. Entry procedure is by application and possible interview.

Registration fee €100 for all learners.
QQI Exam fee €50 for Level 5 – €80 for Level 6
Materials fee for all students €50
All fees are non refundable.  
Fee exemptions for QQI Exam Fee only with valid medical card.

Our QQI Post Leaving Certificate Courses

QQI LEVEL 5 - 5M1984

Art, Craft & Design

Course content includes:
  • Drawing
  • Design Skills
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Combined Materials
QQI LEVEL 5 - 5M2102

Business Studies

Course content includes:
  • Financial Services
  • Programming & Design Principles
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Marketing Practice
  • Text Production & Word Processing
  • Information & Communication Systems
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
QQI LEVEL 5 - 5M5010

Construction Technology

Course content includes:
  • Building Construction
  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • Architectural Drawing
  • Communications
  • Combined Materials
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Work Experience (one day per week)
QQI LEVEL 6 - 6N2226

Inclusive Education and Training

Course content includes:
  • Inclusive Education Practice
  • Disability Awareness
  • Differentiated Learning and Instruction
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Special Needs Assisting
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Health Promotion
DUAL AWARD - Health Service Skills 5M3782 OR Nursing Studies 5M4349

Health Service Skills (Nursing)

Course content includes:
  • Nursing Theory & Practice
  • Infection Prevention & Control
  • Care Skills 
  • Care Support
  • Care of the Older Person
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Communications
  • Work Experience (one day a week with local employers)
QQI LEVEL 5 - 5M2768

Animal Care

Course content includes:
  • Animal Welfare
  • Animal Anatomy & Physiology
  • Animal Grooming
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Biology
  • Communications
  • Work Experience (one day a week with local employers)

Erasmus+ Work placement in Malaga, Spain

Selected students will have the opportunity to apply for a three-week work experience project in a European city where they can experience another culture; learn the basics of another language and enhance professional and personal knowledge and training.  This programme includes the cost of travel and accommodation of participants.

Erasmus+ mobilities have been integrated into our PLC courses since 2019 and our students have found that by taking part in Erasmus+ it has improved their personal and soft skills, self-confidence, intercultural understanding and maturity.