Below you will find links to many useful web sites.
Going to College
One stop shop for research on courses and careers. Has links to qualifax, below.
This web site is a database of every third level course available in Ireland. An absolute gem for students to research college courses. Gives information on Points, subjects required and course content.
Comprehensive website with information on all university and college courses, College open days, new courses coming on stream, change in course requirements.
Links into all colleges in the CAO. Excellent shortcut when researching.
This web site allows you to search though every Post Leaving Cert course in Ireland, they have courses ranging for Graphic Design to Radio Broadcasting. You can find out here which courses you can link into at an Institute of Technology to further your study.
For students thinking of applying to college in the UK and Northern Ireland. You can search for colleges and courses here. Provides direct links to all university web sites. Also information on how to apply.
An invaluable site for anyone who may be considering studying abroad.
Life After College … What Next … ?
This site provides a database of all postgraduate courses in Ireland. Lots of advice on entry requirements and funding. Excellent Survey on Graduate destinations in Ireland over the past couple of years.
On The Job Training
If full time study after you leave school is not what you are looking for, Fas, Ireland’s national training and employment authority offer several alternatives. For information on apprenticeships in several areas from Hairdressing to Motor Mechanic check out this web site. Also has listing of job opportunities and short term training courses.
Ever thought of managing a bar, working in a hotel or being a professional chef? Failte Ireland is Ireland’s State Tourism Training agency; they provide professional training for a wide range of careers in the Hospitality and Tourism Sector.
If you are interested in a career with the Army or the Navy and all the different opportunities that are on offer in the Irish Defence force this site provides up to the minute information.