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Clane Community School

Clane, Clane, Kildare, Republic of Ireland

Clane Community School, Scoil Mhuire Adult Education, offers a variety of part time and full time classes and courses in Clane, Co. Kildare, for those looking to further their qualifications, learn a new skill or explore personal interests.

Courses in Clane, Co. Kildare range from hobbies such as Cooking and Yoga to Languages such as Italian and German to Mind and Body including Child Care and Digital Photography to name but a few.

Scoil Mhuire Adult Education Centre is a registered QQI QA Centre No.91372D. Scoil Mhuire Adult Education  has agreed its Quality Assurance policies with QQI. We run adult education classes and courses for people seeking to study lifelong learning or further education courses in Clane, Co. Kildare and further afield.

For more information about courses and classes at Clane Community School, Scoil Mhuire Adult Education, view our course listings on Courses.ie or contact us using the details below.

10 Week Change your Body Challenge

Transform your Body in 10 weeks with Diet, Exercise & nutritional guidance. Full body screening before & after the 10 weeks to measure progress, which will be achieved through a wide variety of exercise techniques covering aerobic, anaerobic, flexibility strength & endurance.

18 Personal Training Sessions - Special Offer

Enrol in our personal training package to reach your desired goals under the tutelage of one of our experienced trainers. Your bodyfat percentage will be calculated at the beginning and the end of the term, with the client having the option of extending the time frame. Receive a personalised diet plan to enable you to…

Accounting Manual And Computerised

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to prepare financial statements for a range of organisations both manually and using integrated accounting software. Basic knowledge of bookkeeping required. There are 8 components required…

Aerobics n’ Tone

Raise the heart rate, enjoy an aerobic work out which burn those troublesome calories and helps tone from head to toe. Followed by a variety of body resistance exercises to give the body definition. Incorporates various fitness levels. Cool down as your body’s heart rate returns to normal. (Qualified Instructor), (Bring mat & bottle of…

Alexander Technique

Alexander Technique is a tool in understanding how your body moves and works. Conscious movement applied to everyday activities from sitting and standing to walking and lifting. We work in a gentle focused manor, doing less to allow more, in this practical, mindful class.

Art , Craft , Print and Design

A course designed for those who wish to gain experience in the world of art, design and printing. Explore different methods of art and design such as drawing , paint, collage, print, pottery and textiles. Learn new skills while meeting new people.

Autocad

This course is designed for people working in industry i.e. Engineering, Architecture or Design, Apprentices in many of the trades, Students who are in or hope to follow a Third Level College Course. A student who successfully completes this course will have the ability to set up and use AutoCAD software for the production of…

Autodesk Revit

This course is designed for new users and incorporates the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings with Autodesk Revit. Learners are introduced to the concepts of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and the tools for parametric design, analysis, and documentation. Revit is increasingly becoming a necessary requirement for job applicants in the…

Autumn In The Garden

Step into enjoying your garden. Plan the future for your room outside. Introduction to low maintenance planting and seasonal colour. Plant seeds and bulbs for summer splendour. Learn the art of propagation. Make your own compost. Grow organic herbs and vegetables. Choice of plants for containers and window boxes. Year round lawn care.

Baking & Desserts

Interesting and a fun experience. A hands on practical approach to baking. Learn how to bake cakes for all occasions. Party desserts, different pastries, pies, meringues & roulades and much more

Ballroom and Latin American Dancing

Waltz, tango, foxtrot, quickstep, samba, cha cha, rumba, jive. Tutor: Internationally qualified instructor who has also represented Ireland in international competition abroad.

Barbering

Introduction course to include basic cutting, blending, razor work and beard styling.

Basic Woodworking

Learn the techniques and make a project. All pieces must be of a size that can be taken home at the end of class each night.

Bee Keeping

Backyard Bee Keeping is a wonderful hobby, but to many it seems surrounded by mystery. This course opens the lid of the honey bee’s hive, enabling the novice beekeeper to understand this complex and fascinating world. We will explore the life cycle of the hive, what happens when the bees swarm and so much more.…

Beginner All Over Fitness Class - (All Fitness Levels)

A class designed to increase your fitness levels at your pace but always assuring results. Using our wide range of knowledge and equipment you will be astounded how we come up with new ideas each class and how quickly you will see your fitness levels soar. You will certainly feel like you’ve worked out after…

Beginner Strength & Conditioning Class - (All Fitness Levels)

You’ve seen the videos, read the articles but just never knew the technique or equipment needed to transform your body. Using your own bodyweight, weights & our wide range of cardio equipment, condition your body to your desired level while also adding strength, balance and stability to your entire body. Choose 30 class times out…

Beginners Chakradance

Chakradance is a well-being practice, involving movement meditation to beautiful music, helping release blocked energy and bringing more joy, freedom and balance into your life. Often called ‘the musical sister of yoga’ you will be guided into your own free movement, in a candle-lit space with your eyes softy closed. There is no right or…

Bookkeeping: Manual and Computerised

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020 (completed by end of May). This is a course in both Manual and Computerised Bookkeeping. QQI Level 5 Component Certificate will be available upon completion of both Term 1 Autumn 2019 (Manual Bookkeeping) and Term 2 Spring 2020 (Computerised Bookkeeping) using Sage…

Boomsprayer Pesticide Application

2 days training (non-consecutive days), Day 1 (Classroom) and Day 2 (Practical). This training programme shall provide the learner with the basic knowledge, skills and competencies required to apply crop pesticides using a Boom Sprayer applicator in accordance with recommended safe practices. The course shall encompass the relevant safe practices in preparing to apply and…

Bootcamp

A great way to burn calories. Work your whole body in a short period of time. Each exercise is fun. Easy to fit into a busy schedule. An intense workout that combines cardio, strength and flexibility training. Great for weight loss, all ages and body shapes.

Bridge - Beginners

Improve your bridge skills and enjoy a great night out!

Bridge - Improvers

Improve your bridge skills and enjoy a great night out!

Building Personal Resilience

Course Description as Course No. 5026 Above.

Business Administration Skills

Explore the different types of departments and examine the main functions of management and the role and impact of Human Resource management in an organization. Examine a range of recruitment options and current employment rights legislation. Learn about the need for Quality Assurance systems and the various techniques used to ensure quality in different types…

Cake Decorating

Learn how to get the professional finish in Cake Decorating. Using Sugar Paste many different techniques taught e.g. frills, ribbon insertion and flower craft etc. Also piping work in royal icing. All levels catered for. The aim of the course is to finish with new skills and confidence in Cake Decorating. (Cost of materials extra.)

Cake Icing and Decorating

Learn how to make almond paste and ice your cake using sugarpaste and royal icing. Includes writing, piping, run outs, frilling and much more. The cakes will be iced to the appropriate season at the time of the course.

Canine Obedience Training

Learn to be your dog’s best friend by teaching them behaviours that will help them to live in the human world as happy and well pets. You will be given instruction by a qualified canine obedience trainer to teach your dog to consistently respond to commands such as sit, stay, lie down, come here. Includes…

Canine Obedience Training

Course description as course no. 6082 above.

Care of the Older Person

The module is designed to equip the learner with the skills and knowledge to care for older people in a variety of settings. Learners will demonstrate good work practice, understand the concept of the ageing process, be able to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings and…

Care of the Older Person

The module is designed to equip the learner with the skills and knowledge to care for older people in a variety of settings. Learners will demonstrate good work practice, understand the concept of the ageing process, be able to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings and…

Care Skills

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to care for clients in a safe and hygienic environment. Recognise the personal care needs of clients, Respond effectively to clients’ individual needs, with their involvement and use of choice, Acquire practical skills in the area of client personal…

Care Support

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting. Discuss the roles, responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker, Examine the role of a care worker within the multidisciplinary healthcare team, Demonstrate the ability to plan and provide enhanced quality care,…

Certified Accounting Technician (C A T) ACCA Year 1

TERM 1 Recording Financial Transactions (FA1) Management Information (MA1) Award – Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting TERM 2 & TERM 3 Maintaining Financial Records (FA2) Managing Costs and Finance (MA2). Award Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting

Certified Accounting Technician (C A T) ACCA Year 2

TERM 1 Financial Accounting (FFA)Accounting in Business (FAB) TERM 2 Management Accounting (FMA) Award – Diploma in Accounting and Business Foundations in Financial Management (FFM) TERM 3 Foundations in Taxation (FTX) Award – Certified Accounting Technician (Also – Foundations in Professionalism, an online course that each student has to register for and complete during their…

Child Development (Level 6)

Critically reflect on child development theories and their application on ECCE practice. Explore the effects of a range of genetic, social, cultural and environmental factors on the holistic development of the child. Research a range of theoretical perspectives in the field of behaviour management in support of the holistic development of the child. Select from…

Child Psychology ( 4– 18 Years )

Course explores child psychology from age 4-18 years in relation to childhood education. It is suitable for childcare staff, parents and teachers. Topics covered include development of personality, relationships, communication skills, the role of computer based activities, the importance of security and continuity and the impact of transition and change. 30 hours work experience in…

Choice Theory

This course will introduce learners to a practical cutting-edge approach to psychological health and well-being. It will empower participants to take control of their own lives by teaching and encouraging them to get what they really need in order to live more fulfilling lives. Much unhappiness can be avoided by both learning why external control…

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Become your own inner therapist. Learn how negative trains of thought can negatively affect your life on a daily basis. C.B.T. is a powerful personal tool that can change your life in surprising ways. Using the skills of C.B.T. in a supportive group can support you in “thinking better to feel better”.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Course description as Course no. 6155 above.

Computer Programming - Introduction

This course is aimed at people who have little or no experience in computer programming. We will be using the Java programming language. We will learn how to read and write code and use computers to solve simple problems. We will learn how to install and use any required software such as the Java Development…

Computers Beginners

This course will help you learn the basics and enable you gain confidence to use the Internet, send emails, create documents. and share photos online, find and enjoy content online. This course will introduce you to lots of interesting Internet sites and services. Learn the basics in a relaxed workshop class environment.

Computers For Improvers: Pre - ECDL

This Pre – ECDL course is designed to help learners develop the confidence and skills required to proceed and undertake the ‘New ECDL : Starter Base Modules’. Suitable for those who have some basic computer skills or for those who have completed the Computers (Beginners) course. Topics may include: Windows management, Email, Creating and sharing…

Computers Improvers

Suitable for those who have some basic computer skills or for those who have completed the Computers (Beginners) course. Topics may include: Windows management, Email, Creating and sharing documents using MS Office 2016 and Google Drive, Sharing photos online, Google services including YouTube, Safety online. This course will help you to use your computer more…

Conversational French

This course is suitable for those interested in improving their spoken French, especially when going on holiday.

Conversational Irish

Expand on your ‘Cúpla Focal’ in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Couch To 5km Class - (All Fitness Levels)

You may think it is impossible but we will make this possible. No matter what your fitness levels are if you are determined we will get you there & be right beside you every step of the way. Learn how to increase your fitness levels using our wide range of training methods and expertise. Simple…

Counselling - An Introduction

This course offers an introduction to basic counselling skills & practice. The focus will be on experiential learning through group interaction and participation. It aims to provide a foundation for those interested in pursuing further studies in the field and is also suitable for Parents, Teachers and Care Workers.

Creative Photography & Techniques

In this practical, hands-on course you will be introduced to your camera’s manual controls and the basic camera functions. Get to grips with exposure using aperture & shutter speed to get perfect photos every time. Subjects include, creative depth of field and motion. Composition and lighting for portraits & still-life. This course is suitable for…

Creative Photography & Techniques

Description as Evening Course No. 6030 Above.

Creative Writing

Release your inner creative talent! We will look at various forms of writing including articles, essays, stories, and will cover topics such as dialogue, narrative, character development, research, etc. The techniques under discussion will be practised and writers will receive constructive comments from the class.

Creative Writing
Crochet to Designer Wear

Why not try your hand at crochet, or improve your crochet skills. Crochet is so fashionable right now. Learn to design and make your own garments of choice and learn to read crochet patterns. You will get hooked once you start! Bring any crochet hooks you may have. Yarn and hooks will be available to…

Cuban Salsa For Beginners

The Salsa dance is a very social dance that can help you get out and meet new people while doing a great cardio and full body workout. It’s also a great way to boost your self confidence. You don’t need partner, You don’t need special outfit, just bring comfortable shoes and your best smile!

Developing Resilience and Coping Skills Through Laughter

This course is for anyone who would like to develop their sense of humour to better cope with life. Having a strong self of yourself and being able to tap into laughter and humour is a essential for developing resilience and dealing with the everyday stress of life. During this course, we will go through…

Digital Marketing

This course will introduce students to the core principles required to develop and implement digital marketing strategies and activities. It is ideal for business owners looking to promote their business online, people working with websites who wish to acquire up to date skills, anyone working in a marketing role who wish to acquire online marketing…

Digital Photography

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the theory and practice of digital photographic production to produce digital photographic images. It will develop practical, critical and academic skills of value to the learner pursuing further education or seeking employment in any area in which a…

DIY

Want to learn all the tips and tricks of a variety of trades . Carpentry,tiling,plumbing and electrical and lot more . This is the course for you it will help keep your home in top top condition

Dog Grooming

This course is for all of you who own a dog or are considering getting one. How to groom your dog, comb out knots, bathe, cut nails, check ears, teeth, when to start to groom your puppy, as well as planning visits to your vet regarding health issues or vaccinations.

Dog Grooming

Course description as course no. 6084 above.

Drawing - Introduction
Drawing Techniques

Learn to draw a variety of subjects using pencil, charcoal and chalk pastels.

Drawing the Portrait

This course is designed for learners who have an interest in sketching portraits that achieve a good likeness. Suitable for absolute beginners and those who have some knowledge in drawing techniques. You will need to purchase your own drawing supplies

Dressmaking (Beginners)

You will be taught how to make a garment that you can wear yourself. You will be guided in every aspect of dressmaking, starting from buying your own pattern and learning how to cut it to your size, how to read and follow pattern instructions. Choose the fabric and cut and match it. Step by…

Early Childhood Care and Education (Level 6)

On the successful completion of this award the learner will have acquired the knowledge, skills and competence to work as an autonomous practitioner. Skills acquired will provide the successful learner with the ability to lead and co-ordinate a team in the provision of Early Childhood Care and Education. Knowledge of how to create an environment…

Early Childhood Care And Education - Major Award

Fee: €290 for each module or €1000 for 4 modules ** 8 Modules in total required for this Major Award ** This course provides the successful learners with a nationally accredited award in the theory and practice of Early Childhood Education and Care. The learner will gain knowledge, skills and the competence to work independently…

Early Childhood Curriculum (Level 6)

Critically reflect on the contributions of a range of early childhood educational theorists to pedagogical practice. Assess a range of early childhood programme models and approaches and their implementation. Evaluate the role of the adult in supporting childrens learning and development. This is a component of the Major Award Early Childhood Care and Education QQI…

Early Childhood Education and Play

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to ensure that each child’s learning, development and well being is facilitated through the provision of opportunities, experiences, activities, interaction, materials and equipment, having regard to the age and stage of development of the child and the child’s cultural…

Environmental Management and Agriculture

Plants and animal types associated with agriculture are studied, and investigations are undertaken into such aspects as soil, ecology, plant and animal physiology, farm crops, farming practices, genetics and microbiology.

First Steps in Web Design

This course will provide the absolute beginner with a solid introduction to web development. Learn HTML, CSS and Javascript. These are the three programming languages web developers use to create the pages that you interact with in your browser.

FitSteps Strictly Dance Fitness

This brand new class is based on the popular TV show “Strictly Come Dancing” with the emphasis on Fitness & Fun! The best known Latin & Ballroom dances like the Jive, Cha Cha, Quickstep, and Charleston are combined with proven fitness techniques to give fast fitness results. No partner required, suitable for all ages and…

Flower Arranging

Learn the skills of flower arranging in a relaxing and therapeutic atmosphere. Create your own arrangement of fresh flowers.

Flower Arranging

Course description as course no. 6014 above.

French Beginners

This course is suitable for beginners. Prepare for your holiday in France, move on to Conversational French next term.

Furniture Restoration

Restore all types of furniture, reassemble, remove old polish, re french polish, stain and finish. Please bring your piece of furniture to be restored on the first night. All pieces must be of a size that can be taken home at the end of class each night.

German Beginners

Learn a new language and dip into the customs of German speaking countries.

German Improvers

For those who may have taken the German Beginners class or those who already have a basic knowledge of the language.

Getting Started Computer Training

Age Action’s Getting Started Computer Training programme delivers one-to-one training on computers, tablets and smartphones to people over the age of 55. As part of the fight against digital exclusion Age Action has trained over 27,000 people with the assistance of thousands of volunteer tutors.

Getting Started With iPad and Tablet Computers

Explore the possibilities and get the most from your iPad or Tablet Computer! Use your Tablet for discovery, creativity and productivity. This course is perfect if you are a beginner and you wish to use your tablet computer for education, business or just everyday use. This course will show you how to use innovative apps,…

Golf for Beginners / Improvers

Suitable for beginners and refreshers. Some classes will be held in local Driving Range.

Hairstyling

For the absolute beginner or those who may already have some experience and wish to refresh their skill base. Please note this course does not involve cutting or colouring hair. Topics Include: Tools, equipment & product knowledge, Sectioning hair, Pony tails. Using heated appliances (hairdryers, heated rollers, tongs, straightening irons), blow dries, Techniques (backcombing, smoothing,…

Hand Built Pottery & Modelling

A course for beginners and the experienced in the techniques of hand built pottery and modelling. All items made during the course are kiln fired and glazed.

Hand Held Pesticide Application (Knapsack)

2 days training (non-consecutive days), Day 1 (Classroom) and Day 2 (Practical). This training programme shall provide the learner with the basic knowledge, skills and competencies required to apply crop pesticides using a hand held applicator in accordance with recommended safe practices. The course shall encompass the relevant safe practices in preparing to apply and…

Hatha Yoga For Beginners

Suitable for beginners, this course is a gentle introduction to the most basic yoga postures. Focus on breathing and engaging it with your daily routine. Leave class feeling relaxed, yet rejuvenated!. This class is also Ideal for those taking part in sports including cycling , running.

Healthcare Support - Major Award

Fee: €290 for each module or €1000 for 4 modules ** 8 Modules in total required for this Major Award ** Successful completion of this course provides a recognised qualification necessary for working as a Health Care Assistant in a variety of settings, including hospitals, maternity care, day and residential care, community and the home.…

Indian Head Massage (ITEC Certified)

Indian Head Massage is known as the great Stress Buster. Based on an ancient Ayurvedic healing system this therapy is a wonderful de-stressing massage focusing on the head, neck, shoulders and upper back. It is suitable for the stressed athlete, executive, stressed mother/ father, child, the elderly; everyone derives benefits as well as enjoyment from…

Infection Prevention and Control

This module is a mandatory component from “Health Service skills” major award 5M3782. If Learner has completed all components in “Healthcare Support” major award 5M4339, by completing “Infection Prevention and Control” they may be able achieve a second major award in “Healthservice Skills”(depending on modules completed as some modules are subject to change) Learn the…

Information and Administration

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to understand how information is processed within organisations and the various systems and methods in use and to enable the learner to operate effectively, under supervision in a range of organisations. Organisational charts, Effective diary management system, Roles…

Introduction to Cyber Security

Understand real world threats, assess what is at risk, explore solutions. Suitable for small business owners, those interested in cyber security careers and anyone curious to learn more. Protect yourself or your business online. This non-technical course: – provides an overview of real world threats; – defines concepts such as Ransomware, Phishing, Malware and many…

Introduction to Fashion Design

The course is an introduction to what a fashion designer does, the goal of which is to teach the novice how to draft a pattern, from their own design sketch produced on the course, which will enable them to have a final garment professionally produced. Complete weekly tasks from early design stage, the sketch; Then…

Introduction To The World of Wine

Immerse yourself into the world of Wine. This Beginners course will cover wines from all over the world and each week there will be an informative wine tasting. You will learn about everything from grape varieties to wine regions. Places are limited.

Italian Beginners

Enjoy learning Italian, discovering something new about Italy and her people.

Italian Improvers
Jewellery Making

Learn all the basics to make your own jewellery at home! This course is project based and will cover the fundamentals of Jewellery Making. The course will cover the proper and safe use of jewellery making tools. Suitable for complete beginners. Tools for use during the course will be provided by the class Tutor. Additional…

Jewellery Making Intermediate

Build on your existing Jewellery making skills. This course is project based and will cover new techniques such as Wirework, Chainmaille and Bead Weaving. A basic knowledge of jewellery making and one’s own tools are essential. Materials will cost extra, where a course materials list will be provided.

Joys of Cooking

Cooking for fun. Want to entertain family and friends or cook just for one? This is an easy paced practical approach to cooking. All tastes catered for includes soups and bread, stirfryes, curries, pasta dishes, Irish specialities, Sunday dinner and desserts. Whether you are a complete beginner in the kitchen or want to get new…

Keyboard Piano for Complete beginners

Learn to play and read some basic music in an easy and fun way. This course is designed for people who have never played music before and would like to have a go.

Keyboard Piano for Improvers

This course is designed for people who have done already some very basic reading and playing. You will learn to play some more advanced music and some scale work. The course also covers some basic theory and knowledge of the workings of the keyboard and piano.

Learning the Bodhran

Suitable for beginners and improvers. This course will cover the basic rhythms and techniques of playing the bodhran with Traditional Music and as a Solo Instrument.

Learning the Guitar

Suitable for beginners or those with some experience. Tuning, strumming, finger styles etc. Learners are required to bring their own guitar to class.

Learning the Guitar Primary School Students
Leaving Cert Agricultural Science (Honours)

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020. Agricultural Science is an excellent point building subject for the Leaving Certificate. It contains many aspects of Leaving Certificate Biology and Geography. For 6th Year Students

Leaving Cert Biology (Honours)

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020.

Leaving Cert Irish (Honours)

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020. Course taught by experienced examiner. All aspects of the written paper covered.

Leaving Cert Maths (Honours)

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020. For 6th year students.

Leaving Cert Maths (Honours) For 5th Years

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020.

Leaving Cert Maths (Hons) For Transition Year Students

Suitable for students currently in Transition Year. Great foundation for Leaving Cert honours maths.

Leaving Cert Maths (Ordinary Level)

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020.

Leaving Cert Oral Irish

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020. Gaeilge don Scrúdú Béil: for the oral Irish exam – at Leaving Cert. suitable for both Pass and Honours students. Now worth 40% of the Leaving Cert. Exam. Conversation, exam – preparation and some aspects of grammar. Taught by experienced examiner.

Line Dancing

Back by popular demand and offering a great social night of Line-Dancing. Learn a range of line-dances, from old traditional country western line-dancing to the modern style line-dancing that is currently filling the dance floors around the country. Easy to follow routines & fantastic music in a friendly atmosphere. Line-Dancing is back!

Make-Up (ITEC Certified)

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020. This course is suitable for beginners covering all the basics, day, evening, special occasion, face shapes, skin tones, corrective make-up, camouflage through to bridal make-up. Basics – Getting comfortable with skin, Cleansing, Skin types/ tones, Cosmetology, Face shapes, Eye shapes, Contouring, Correcting,…

Make-Up Artist - Introduction

Skin types & conditions, matching your foundation, colour correction & colour theory, contouring, highlighting, sculpting, shading. Eyebrows, strong lips, eyeliner techniques. Day & Evening make up, Bridal makeup, make up for the mature lady and smokey eyes. Individual & strip lash application. Small kit & brush requirement for this course, available on first night.

Make-Up Artist - Introduction
Medical Terminology

This course covers the medical terminology applicable to a medical receptionist or secretarial role in a medical practice, clinic and or hospital context. Medical secretaries work in a variety of areas in the medical field, such as general practice, dental practice and hospitals. Opportunities exist abroad for those with language skills. Many successful learners progress…

MICROSOFT® Excel - Office Specialist

Gain a solid foundation in Excel 2016. This course is suitable for improvers (Optional Certificate). Complete practical projects in a relaxed workshop environment. Learn the terminology, create and manage worksheets and workbooks, create cells and ranges, create tables, apply formulas and functions, create charts and objects. Create professional quality spreadsheets. *Optional: Undertake Microsoft Office Specialist…

MICROSOFT® Excel - Office Specialist

Gain a solid foundation in Excel 2016. This course is suitable for improvers (Optional Certificate). Complete practical projects in a relaxed workshop environment. Learn the terminology, create and manage worksheets and workbooks, create cells and ranges, create tables, apply formulas and functions, create charts and objects. Create professional quality spreadsheets. *Optional: Undertake Microsoft Office Specialist…

Mindfulness

Mindfulness: Learning to live in a more loving,calming and peaceful way. Practices include awareness, meditation, self acceptance and gentle exercises.

Mindfulness Meditation

This course introduces the practice of mindfulness meditation by learning formal meditation pieces and discovering its benefits (backed by research) for everyone in today’s frantic world. Importantly, the theory and concepts behind mindfulness in relation to our selves, thoughts and feelings, etc., and the additional potential it holds to allow us to flourish will also…

New ECDL : Base Modules

ECDL Base Profile is a certification of an individual’s digital literacy. It consists of four separate modules that cover key ICT skills and knowledge areas. The four Base modules are: 1. Computer Essentials – skills and concepts relating to the use of devices, file creation and management, networks and data security. 2. Online Essentials -…

New ECDL : Base Modules

Description as Evening Course No. 1031 Above

New ECDL: Advanced Modules

Advanced modules certify skills that enable you to become a ‘power user’ and perform advanced actions in four of the most commonly used applications. The ECDL Advanced Modules are: Advanced Word Processing Advanced Spreadsheets Advanced Database Advanced Presentation ECDL Expert Profile enables you to become (and prove that you are) a ‘power user’ in commonly…

New ECDL: Data Protection Essentials

This introductory-level module covers the fundamental issues contained within the Data Protection Acts which have a legislative impact upon all organisations – and provides guidance on how to achieve compliance. The module covers the following core topics: Why data protection? Fundamental definitions Data Controller’s obligations Individual rights Regulation and enforcement * Skills card may not…

NUI Maynooth Certificate in Psychology

This course is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to develop an understanding of psychology and to explore its relevance to the individual, family, community and society. Course Content: • Introduction to Psychology and Study Skills • The Biological Basis of Behaviour Learning and Feeling, Personality The Development of the Individual • Introduction to…

Nursing Theory And Practice

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the theory, principles and practice underpinning the nursing process and nursing profession to enable the learner to perform a range of basic nursing skills. The…

Oil Painting

Learn oil painting in a relaxed and supportive environment. The focus of this class is on developing individual abilities in painting style and expression by providing advice and demonstrations of techniques. Class tutor is experienced and is a practising artist. All are welcome.

Oil Painting

Description as Evening Course No. 6058 Above

Online & Digital Marketing

This course is ideal for people looking build a career in digital marketing, business owners looking to promote their business online or for those looking to build on existing marketing skills. This course will cover the following subjects – Introduction to digital marketing, Search engine optimisation, pay per click advertising, email marketing, Digital display advertising,…

Online Business Development & Marketing

This course ideal for those looking to expand their knowledge in Marketing, Social Media, Web Design, Goal setting , Performance Analysis, eCommerce and Payment Gateways. The course will cover topics such as : Creative Website Design using WordPress, Hosting, Ecommerce and Payment Gateway Options, Search Engine Optimisation, Strategies and Instruments of Marketing, Growth Objectives and…

Ornamental Glass (Stained Glass)

Suitable for total beginners and those with some knowledge of course content. Window light catchers, terrariums, window panels, lampshades, using copper foil method or lead kame. Own cutter, grozing pliers and runner essential – can be purchased in class.

Painting with Acrylics

A course for beginners in the technique of painting with this versatile, fast drying medium. Also included will be the theory of colour and colour mixing, collage and still life painting. (Materials list available from office).

Payroll: Manual & Computerised

Certificate will be available upon completion of both Term 1 Autumn 2019 and Term 2 Spring 2020. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain payroll records for small to medium sized businesses covering terminology, calculations and the production of statutory reports. Sage Micropay used. QQI Level 5 Component Certificate…

Philosophy- Introduction

Literally translated as being a love of knowledge/wisdom; philosophy aspires to answer the fundamental questions in life and get to the very root of human existence in order to develop a greater understanding of our place in the world and our relationships with one another. Do we know there is a God? What is the…

Photography Workshop

Start taking pictures you want to keep! Hungry for more information on photography with a burning desire to improve and move on? In this photography workshop learn new techniques, develop your creative vision, and be inspired to take your photography skills to the next level. Work on projects and submit your photography for weekly feedback.…

Photoshop For Photographers

Develop a simple post production workflow. Manage and store your photo files and optimise the quality of your images before exporting for print or the web. Learn how to edit, repair and make colour adjustments, working with layers and masks. Whether you’re new to Photoshop or an improver this course will have something to offer.…

Pilates

Invigorates the mind, develops core muscle strength, relieves stress and back pain, improves balance and co-ordination. Will leave you looking toned and revitalised. (Limited number in class). (Bring a thick mat, large towel and bottle of water).

Piloga

Description as Evening Course No. 5049 Above.

Piping Skills For Cake Decorating

Using royal icing, learn decorative piping, piped flowers using nozzles and nails, runouts, brush embroidery and writing skills. Nozzels required, cost of materials extra.

Practical First Aid

Practical First Aid is a 12 hour course certified by the Red Cross which covers Accident Scene Management, Bleeding, Respiratory Problems, CPR, Unconsciousness, Fractures & soft tissue injuries, Burns & Scalds and Medical Emergencies. The course is very much based on practical work rather than theory and is taught with the use of workbooks which…

Practical Interior Design

Realistic interior design course. By the end of the course everyone should have redesigned one room in their home and enough information to work alone on the other rooms.

Psychology - An Introduction

This course introduces you to the area of Psychology. Course includes subjects such as Personality, Emotion, Abnormal behaviour, Cognition, Perception and Social Psychology.

Public Speaking

A highly interactive course conducted in a friendly atmosphere will help participants to banish fear of Public Speaking and provide skills whereby individuals can express their views and communicate with confidence and conviction. The course will develop and strengthen one’s ability to embrace the opportunity to impress with an effective presentation/speech, formal/informal to large and…

Quilling for Beginners

Learn the Art of Quilling, which is the curling and shaping of paper strips into outlines or designs of your own, to create unique one of a kind pieces of art, decorations, gifts and more. In this project based course you will learn the basics of quilling and each week take home your new creation!

Relax with Reiki
Sales Techniques

This course would be of benefit to people currently in sales, looking at sales roles, due to interview for sales roles , people involved in face to face sales, door to door sales and indeed sales on the phone. Whether you are working face to face or over the phone the same basic principles apply.…

Scriptwriting

Do you have an idea for a film or television series? This course will cover the various stages of script development and writing from outlining to pitching your finished script. You will acquire the skills and tools necessary to transform your idea into a fully realised screenplay which follows appropriate industry formatting and style. This…

Sign Language - Beginners

The course is designed to enable learners to learn in basic Irish sign language (ISL) to communicate with deaf people about familiar, day to day topics and activities, deaf community and deaf culture. By the end of the course learners will able to communicate with deaf people using sign language, understand basic questions/answers using ISL…

Singing and Music Theory for Beginners

Over a 10 week period Megan will be teaching you the basics of singing alongside music theory. This course will cover breathing techniques, warm ups, exercises for vocal control, performing in front of an audience and correct singing posture. You can choose a number of songs (up to 4) that you would like to learn…

Social Studies

Develop an understanding of sociology and its relevance in Society as an individual, a family member and as part of a community . Examine the area of social stratification in Irish society and describe how this society can be divided into different social strata ie class, gender, race/ethnicity Discuss the impact of discrimination on individuals…

Somatic Movement Education

Somatic Movement Education is a gentle, safe and highly effective way to end chronic pain, improve balance, flexibility and posture and relieve day-to-day stress. This series of classes is designed to teach students a series of easy and comfortable movements through different areas of the body, to help free the body from patterns of habitual…

Somatic Movement Education

Somatic Movement Education is a gentle, safe and highly effective way to end chronic pain, improve balance, flexibility and posture and relieve day-to-day stress. This series of classes is designed to teach students a series of easy and comfortable movements through different areas of the body, to help free the body from patterns of habitual…

Spanish - Beginners

An introduction to Spanish language, covering everyday situations, with emphasis on pronunciation and oral practice. Just the course to get you started.

Spanish - Beginners

Course description as evening course no. 4001 above.

Spanish - Improvers

For those who have taken a Basic Course in Spanish.

Spanish - Improvers

For those who have taken a Basic Course in Spanish.

Speaking with Confidence

Using drama techniques, enjoy improving communication skills for interviews or speech making. Course includes Relaxation, Body Language, Vocal Techniques, Preparation for an Interview or Presentation.

Special Needs Assisting

For people who wish to pursue a career in working with children with special needs as an assistant within an educational setting. The Special Needs Assisting Course aims to: • Ensure adequate training of the Special Needs Assistant. • Promote understanding of role of Special Needs Assistant in the classroom. • Equip the Special Needs…

Special Needs Assisting

Course description as course no. 8018 above

Special Needs Assisting (Level 6)

Entry Requirement – Level 5 Special Needs Assisting or you must have achieved the Learning outcomes for this level. This course will enable you to evaluate the provision of education for people with special educational needs. Examine relevant theories, skills and processes relevant to current implementation. Organise learning opportunities in order to promote independence and…

Sport Psychology - An Introduction

This course is a basic introduction to improve the understanding of the basic principles and theories of sport psychology. The following areas will be covered: goal setting, imagery, self-talk, motivation, communication, team cohesion, leadership and injury. It will also address how to apply some of these principles to a real sport environment. This course is…

Start and Grow Your Own Business

Start ups, Banking, Stocking & Business Loans, Contracts. Day to day Running of your business. Cash flow projections, Sales Targets & Sales pipe lines. Grow your client base, month by month. Sales & Marketing on a tight Budget. Grants, Law, Web Sales, Contracts of Employment, Company registration & Tax/Vat Returns.

Sugarcraft Cake Decorating : Sugarcraft Flowers

Learn how to make beautiful sugar-craft flowers to decorate your Christmas cake or to use as a festive table centerpiece. Flowers will include Poinsetta, Christmas Roses, & Ivy.

Sustainable Weight Loss Training Class - (All Fitness Levels)

Start your weightloss journey with our experts by joining a group of like minded people who will guide and encourage you all the way through a class routine of a wide range of exercises and techniques which will help you reach your ultimate goals. Choose 30 class times out of a total of 140 classes…

Tai Chi

Suitable for complete beginners and improvers. Strong body, still mind. Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art now practiced as a type of moving meditation to improve both mental and physical health. This unique, gentle, slow moving exercise is suitable for all people regardless of age or fitness level. This course introduces the participants to…

Tendering for Public Sector Business

The Irish Public Sector now spends more than €30 billion per year on goods and services. Aimed primarily at SMEs with plans to grow their business, this course is a step-by-step approach. Participants will: – Find out what goods and services the Public Sector spends money on and why they want to support SMEs. -…

Tendering for Public Sector Business

Course description as course no. 3032 above.

Tenor Banjo / Mandolin

Become the next Gerry O’Connor! Learn how to play traditional Irish tunes (jigs and reels) on Tenor Banjo or Mandolin. Suits beginners, novices or floundering fiddlers!

The Law of Attraction

If you already know that every cell in the human body vibrates. If you already know that like attracts like. Then imagine for one minute that your skin is made up of powerful magnets. How you feel on the inside determines how the future you, is going to feel. Your vibration attracts to you situations…

Total Body Tone (T.B.T)

Delivered by a fully qualified PT and Group Fitness Instructor, T.B.T. uses a combination of cardio, body weight and free weight exercises to give you an effective total body workout. Prepare to tone and condition the entire body in a fun and supportive atmosphere. T.B.T. is more than your average fitness class however, incorporating mobility…

Trace your Family

Who do you think you are? Genealogy for beginners. An introductory course on how to trace your family history & build up your family tree.Course will look at births, deaths, marriages, census returns & many more records from Ireland & United Kingdom. Basic computer skills needed.

Traditional Upholstery

Deep buttoning, hand stitching. Restore that old moth eaten, dirty eyesore. Learn from basics to professional standards.

Training Delivery And Evaluation (Train the Trainer)

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to deliver, assess and evaluate a training and development intervention. Suitable for those responsible for the training of others. Content of Programme includes: Adult learning / Training Objectives, Roles & Competences of the Trainer, Preparing & Delivering Training, Learning…

Ukulele

Ukulele is an affordable and straightforward instrument to purchase/learn and is a lot of fun. Suitable for beginners and improvers. Students should please note that Concert size Ukulele of wooden construction would be preferable as they are easier to play and more musical to the ear. Tutors: Barbera Devlin and Frankie Lane are both experienced…

Ukulele Improvers

Suitable for those who may have completed course no. 5058 or may have some previous experience. Students should please note that Concert size Ukulele of wooden construction would be preferable as they are easier to play and more musical to the ear. Tutors: Barbera Devlin and Frankie Lane are both experienced professional musicians.

Watercolour Painting

A course for beginners and the experienced in the techniques of painting with watercolours.

Watercolour Painting

Description as Evening Course No. 6060 Above.

Web Design Using Wordpress

WordPress is the most popular website publishing platform on the net. This course will show how to design and develop a website through WordPress. This course is ideal for people looking to learn more about Web design, promoting and marketing their website. Topics include: Domain, Web hosting, General WordPress, Designing your website creatively, Choosing effective…

Woodcarving

Learn the ancient art of woodcarving. This course is project based and will cover the fundamentals of woodcarving. Participants will be tutored in the skills of both relief carving and carving in the round. The course will also cover the proper and safe use of woodcarving tools, holding work, sharpening of tools and finishing. Tools…

Yoga

The focus is on relaxation, gentle postures, awareness, breathing exercises, meditation and exploring ways to live a more peaceful life. Suitable for all levels.

Yoga

Description as Evening Course No. 5039 Above.

Yoga

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