extiles – Heritage, Craft, Revival and Renewal (L5 Design)This innovative new course will offer learners the opportunity to foster and develop artistic skills, techniques, and knowledge, based on the traditional crafts of weaving, embroidery, lace making and felting. Drawing on the rich textile heritage of the Liberties, it will enable students to rediscover and recover traditional practices. It will focus on the importance of sustainability, working with natural fibres and merging heritage with newer models. Offering a both a vocational pathway and progression routes to advanced studies, this course will enable students to appreciate and develop textile crafts, based on ethical and sustainable principles and processes relevant to the 21st Century.
Progression Routes:Students wishing to continue their education and training in the Art and Design area can progress through the QQI Higher Education Access route into the following courses, on successful completion of their award, in Liberties College:
NCAD, Art and Design – AD101
NCAD, Fashion Design – AD211
NCAD, Fine Art – AD204
TU, Interior Design – TU975
IADT, Design for Screen and Stage, Production Design
IADT, Art – AD101
Pre-Apprentice in Software Development (Level 5)Awarding Body: QQI
Award Title and Code: Software Development 5M0529 (pre-apprenticeship)
Duration; 1 Year.
The pre-apprenticeship in software development program will equip students with a grounding in software development and the associated technologies, as well as the necessary skills and learning to progress onto the FIT apprentice in Software Development (All pre-apprentice software modules taken map on those of the software development apprenticeship, progression is built into the learning on this course).
Progression Routes:Those wishing to continue their educational journey can also avail of the following progression routes on successful completion of their course:
Maynooth University, MH106 – Computer Science through Arts
TU, TU859 – Computing
TU, TU860 – Computing – Information Technology
DKIT, DK821 – Computing, Software Development
TU, TU808 – Engineering Software
NCI, NC003 – Computing
NCI, NC104 – Business Computing
Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education are offering seven new courses for September and students can apply on our website www.cdcfe.ie now.
The courses links are below.
Social Media Influencer
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Occupational Health & Safety
Environmental Monitoring and Sustainability
Speech & Language Therapy Assistant
Illustration and Visual Storytelling
We just wanted to keep you informed about three new exciting courses that Liberties College has been approved to offer in 2020-21
Plunket College F.E is currently OPEN for applications for courses starting Sept 2020–21 and will remain so right up until the new academic year starts. Students can apply online at www.plunketcollge.ie Due to COVID 19 restrictions there will be no face to face interviews.
Dunboyne College is currently open for applications and will remain so right up until the new academic year starts. Given the government guidelines and restrictions around Covid-19, we will not be holding interviews for applicants this year.
Application Procedures for 2020/2021 academic year:
All applications are online https://cms.enrol.ie/dbfe2020/, once the online application form has been completed students will be asked to upload 4 documents:
Where students have already applied to DCFE and have not been interviewed they can login and upload the above documents.
We can offer places to students based on the stated minimum requirements (check https://dunboynecollege.ie/index.php) and their application forms. Offers will be sent to students at the beginning of June.
Information on all our courses, entry requirements and progression routes are available on https://dunboynecollege.ie/images/Prospectus2020/Prospectus_2020.pdf
Social CareBusiness and ComputerCreative and Performing Arts CoursesSports Tourism
Blackrock Further Education Institute are now accepting applications for its new one year Pre-Garda Studies course.
International Financial Services.
Health Nutrition and Fitness
Applications are now open for September 2020 at Dunboyne College of Further Education.
Apply on line at www.dunboynecollege.ie
We have our Information Evening coming up on Thursday 16th January from 4.30 – 7pm in our Coolock campus. This will give prospective students and their parents/guardians the opportunity to talk to staff and students about all our courses. We will also be running Interview Preparation Seminars on the night which will cover all the detail of our interview process. Our interviews will take place on Friday January 24th.
I am delighted to let you know that we will be running two new courses in September, Social Media Influencer and Building Construction. We have also got extra resources for pathway to apprenticeship courses in Engineering Technology related areas and Hairdressing and we are hoping to roll out the new Hairdressing apprenticeship in 2020. All details of these courses can be found on our website www.cdcfe.ie