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Cavan Institute

Cathedral Road, Drumalee, Cavan Town, Cavan, Ireland. Eircode: H12 E426

Cavan Institute runs courses, adult education and evening classes in Drumalee, Cavan Town and welcomes students from all walks of life and guarantee to provide each and every student with a learning environment.

The friendly and welcoming ethos in Cavan Institute will ensure that your time enrolling in courses atInstitute will be both enjoyable and fulfilling. For over 25 years, Cavan Institute has provided the highest quality education, service and courses to the people of Cavan and beyond.  We have been at the cutting edge of developments in Further Education through innovative course development. Cavan Institute was established in 1985. Initially, it was set up in Main Street Cavan, and was formerly known as Cavan College of Further Studies. The Institute’s campus spans over four buildings in the town. Our main campus is located on Cathedral Road, Cavan.

Across our campuses our facilities include:

  • numerous lecture theatres
  • high spec computer labs
  • a music studio
  • an industry standard catering kitchen
  • football pitches for soccer and gaelic
  • an indoor sports hall
  • a fully equipped gymnasium
  • Institue Library
  • high speed fibre optic broadband
  • on-campus canteen and stationary shop

Cavan Institute offers a Career Guidance Service throughout the year for students to help them to decide which career path they’d like to pursue. This comprehensive guidance is carried out via Career Workshops, Career Talks and Special Guest Speakers from Higher Learning institutes and professional industries. Cavan Institute also provides guidance in CV preparation, interview techniques that will prepare students for the workforce.

For information about classes and courses run at Cavan Institute, view our course listings below in the Course Finder or contact us using the details below for more details.

Accounting Technician - Computerised Accounting

This course is aimed at students who are interested in pursuing a career in accounting/finance. Accounting Technicians are skilled persons who work at middle management level and who provide essential financial and accounting support information to professional accountants and to senior management. Some examples of positions available to qualified Accounting Technicians include: accounting supervisor, budget…

Business Studies - Accounting and Finance

This course is designed to help students develop the essential accounting and financial knowledge and skills which form the basis for a career in industry, commerce or the public service. The course comprises both theoretical and practical modules, and students will gain an understanding of both manual and integrated accounting software. There is a focus…

QQI Award Letters: 5M3471 Year 1, 6M3479 Year 2

Working with Dermologica, Decleor and Yonka products, students gain exceptional experience in this dynamic industry. This course is very intensive and a high level of commitment is essential. Work experience in beauty therapy is an integral part of the course. Progressing from year 1 to year 2, students will advance their professional skills further and…

QQI Certificate in Business Studies

This course is designed to give students an indepth knowledge of concepts relevant to the business world with an emphasis on accounting, administration, marketing and computing. It is ideal for students who wish to pursue further studies in Business Studies at level 6 or higher.

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Animal Care

This course prepares students to assist the veterinary surgeon in all aspects of animal care. Animal care provide basic animal care, assist in laboratory procedures and in the veterinary clinic. They may also work in a variety of other settings including animal hospitals and clinics, animal shelters, laboratories, zoos and animal parks. Students study a…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Art, Craft and Design

This course is designed for students interested in building a portfolio in different areas of art, craft and design. It is of interest both to students who wish to pursue a career or progress to further study in this area. The programme covers a variety of disciplines, as listed below. Practical studio-based assignments that emphasise…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education

The demand for qualified childcare professionals has increased significantly in recent years. This course offers a comprehensive preparation for a career in early years care and education. Students receive training in practical, social and legal aspects of the profession. A qualification in childcare is a requirement for childcare staff under the government’s Early Childhood Care…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Health Service Skills

This course is designed for students who wish to work in either the emergency care or fire and ambulance services. This course leads to a Level 5 award in Health Service skills with additional certification in Emergency First Responder, accredited by The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). Learners will train for Emergency First Responder incorporating…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hospitality Operations
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hospitality Operations is a course run by Cavan Institute, Cavan. For more information about QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hospitality Operations at Cavan Institute, please review the details below.
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Motor Technology

This is an introductory course for those who want to find out whether a career in the automotive industry will really suit them. It is ideally suited for students who aspire to apprenticeships in the motor industry and related fields. Its aim is to provide students with a thorough grounding in motor vehicle maintenance practices.…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Music

This course focuses on the development of creative skills through performance, composition, technology and contextual study. It is designed for performers who wish to develop their technical performance skills, creativity and musicianship in conjunction with music industry studies. The course combines a study of instrumental techniques as well as music theory and practice with the…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Radio Production

This course provides a wide and comprehensive introduction to the area of radio broadcasting and will establish fundamental radio production competencies from which the student may progress to employment, further study or training. As part of the course, students will gain practical experience working in professional radio settings and will prepare material for broadcasting to…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Software Development

This course is designed to give the student a firm foundation in the skills required to develop software. Software development involves writing and testing computer programs to meet a customer’s needs. Students are introduced to the basics of programming using the Python programming language. Once the basic principles of programming are understood students move on to more…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Sound Production

This course focuses on the practical use of audio and music technology in a number of settings, including the recording studio, post-production, live sound, sound design and audio for video. Students participate fully in recording studio sessions. They will create, produce and mix music, engineer live performances, programme sound synthesisers, sequence drum and instrument tracks,…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Theatre Performance

This is a practical course designed to help students’ understanding of drama and theatre studies. As part of their studies, students will get the opportunity to visit and work in a professional theatre. The nature of the course is such that it allows students to develop their life skills while enhancing their confidence and interpersonal…

Sustainable Energy and Construction Technology

This course is aimed at people who wish to embark on a course of study leading to a career in the construction industry, with particular emphasis on renewable energy technology. It is specially designed to provide the learner with the skills associated with environmentally sustainable building and construction technology. The course will present learners with…


Cavan Institute
Cathedral Road
Drumalee, Cavan Town, Cavan
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