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Dorset College

8 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., 7 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., Dublin City North, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Dorset College has been an established provider of academic, professional and career focused courses for over 30 years.

We have a long standing reputation for excellence in education, based on over thirty years experience providing programmes with clearly defined career paths and excellent academic progression. Our graduates work in many of the leading industries in Ireland and abroad.

At Dorset College we offer a student centred learning experience and take pride in the successes of our graduates. We offer a wide range of full and part-time programmes to meet the needs of learners at all stages in their lives and career. We are committed to ensuring that our learners are afforded the opportunity to develop their full potential in a professional and supportive environment.

“We provide you with the opportunity to build your qualifications through a career path that meets your interests and aspirations in your chosen profession”

Programmes are delivered in a dynamic environment by a highly qualified and experienced team of professionals. We have a strong focus on the provision of industry accredited programmes with good career and job prospects as well as offering the ideal platform for academic progression. We provide excellent facilities and support to learners to enable them to achieve their goals. We focus on small class sizes and quality of education.

We constantly consult with industry experts to ensure our courses meet and exceed market requirements, giving our learners the edge in today’s competitive job market. We regularly invite industry leader guest speakers to give talks in our courses so that our learners get to meet the best of their profession.

Dorset College has courses for:

  • Leaving Certificate/A Level Applicants
  • QQI Applicants
  • CAO Applicants
  • Mature Applicants
  • International Applicants
Bachelor of Business in International Business L8 Course

Bachelor of Business in International Business L8. Is for individuals who are… Interested in global business and management and want an internationally recognised qualification and a great career. This course will enhance your employability skills and enable you to build a successful professional career with organisations that trade internationally. SPRINGBOARD FUNDING – Course starting in September 2018 for…

Bachelor of Science in Computing & Multimedia

Interested in a challenging degree in computing and multimedia that employers recognise as the industry standard.

Bachelor of Science in Computing & Multimedia L7

Science in Computing & Multimedia (Full-Time). Is for individuals who are… Interested in a challenging degree in computing and multimedia that employers recognise as the industry standard. Looking for… A great learning experience that will give you the knowledge and skills required to work in the ICT industry with specific abilities pertaining to the Multimedia…

Bachelor of Science in Early Childcare, Health & Education (LYIT)

Interested in the BSc in Early Childhood Care, Health and Education that prepares early year’s practitioners with a broad range of skills and knowledge and key aspects of leadership and management that will help shape and change young lives from 0 to 6 years through education.

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Care, Health & Education (LYIT)

Is for individuals who are… Interested in the BSc in Early Childhood Care, Health and Education that prepares early year’s practitioners with a broad range of skills and knowledge and key aspects of leadership and management that will help shape and change young lives from 0 to 6 years through education. Looking for… A career…

Bookkeeping and Payroll

Is for people who are Interested in familiarising themselves with the practises and procedures to run a bookkeeping and Payroll system Learn about what is necessary to keep records with manual and computerised versions to comply with revenue requirements. Looking for The skills, knowledge and techniques involved to start your career or profession in this…

CCNA-Cisco Certified Network Associate (Routing & Switching) (Part-Time)

Cisco Certified Network Associate Course. Is for individuals who are … Interested in achieving the CISCO Network Associate Qualification and gain the skills and knowledge required to meet the growing demand for entry-level ICT Professionals. Our IT LABS will give you the hands-on experience you need to work in the IT Industry with a globally…

Certificate in 3D Modelling & Animation Level 5 (+Introduction to Game Design)

Is for individuals who are… Interested in 3D Modelling, Animation, and Game Design – learn how to model objects, while developing high-quality 3D environments. You will then populate these environments with original characters, bringing them to life with the latest animation techniques. Looking for… The essential skills and knowledge in 3D modeling and animation. You…

Certificate in Accounting Manual & Computerised Course Level 5

Is for individuals who are… Interested in achieving the QQI Accounting, Manual and Computerised Level 5 Award and gain the knowledge and skills in a range of accounting procedures, to include forecasts, budgets, preparing financial statements, reports, and calculations both manually and using integrated accounting software. Looking for… A Valuable Qualification that provides the opportunity…

Certificate in Java Programming (Part-Time)

Is for individuals who are… Interested in Java Programming at Fundamentals or Advanced Level that will set you on your way to a successful career in programming and gain the QQI Special Purpose Award and prepare for the Oracle Java Fundamentals SE8 and JAVA Professional SE8 programmer Exam. Looking for… A Java Programming course that…

Certificate in Pre-Masters Studies

… motivated to study a postgraduate programme in Ireland but do not have the English language competency or familiarity with the Irish education system.

CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Practice

Is for individuals who are… Interested in achieving the CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Practice (CHRP) and gain the practical skills, knowledge, and understanding in the area of HR. Excellent employment opportunities and the recognition from employers that this qualification is the standard that meet the needs of industry. Looking for… A Professional Qualification that…

CompTIA A+/Cisco IT Essentials QQI Level 6 Special Award Course (Part-Time)

Is for individuals who are… Interested in achieving the QQI Certificate in IT Essentials Level 6 and prepare for the CompTIA/CISCO A+ Qualification. Searching for a course that leads to an exciting career in computer technology and a clearly defined career path with the opportunity to progress to higher education. To Become… A Network Engineer    …

Cybersecurity Diploma

Is for individuals who are interested in… A Cyber Security course that introduces you to the characteristics of cyber crime, security principles, technologies, and procedures to defend networks. Through interactive, multimedia content, lab activities, and multi-industry case studies, students build technical and professional skills to pursue careers in cybersecurity Looking For…… The skills Employers need…

Diploma in Digital Marketing and Social Media

Is for individuals who are… Interested in learning about best practice and the strategies for using digital marketing and social media in business – learn about mobile marketing, social media campaigns, Email marketing, PPC marketing, and SEO Searching for the skills to explore digital marketing and learn to use it confidently. Looking for… The essential…

Diploma in Health Service Management

Is for individuals who are… Any category of health services personnel including administrators, healthcare professionals, care assistants, nurses, physiotherapists and social workers. Interested in applying comprehensive management skills and acquire knowledge to improve individual, team and organisational performance. Looking for… A Diploma in Health Service Management that will equip learners with the appropriate knowledge and personal…

Diploma in Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt)

Is for individuals who are… Interested in Lean and Six Sigma and the process of improvement methods, which, when implemented correctly can revolutionise how you do business. Some benefits you can gain from our Green Belt course include lowered costs, improved efficiency, sustainable savings, reduced production time, increased profits. Looking for… The skills to apply…

Diploma in Predictive Data Analytics

Is for individuals who are… Interested in gaining the practical skills, knowledge, and understanding of Predictive Data Analytics and the role it plays in assisting how organisations can better understand their customers. Looking for… The skills to apply Predictive Data Analytics tools and techniques to increase business performance. Hands-on, practical tools to build predictive models…

Diploma in Project Management

Is for people who are… … motivated to lead the successful completion of a project in their workplace. To Become… Familiar with the principles and practices of leading a project from idea generation to completion Build Your Path To Success 01. Practical Skills Acquire practical skills in project management that can be applied in the workplace…

Diploma Supervisory Management

Is for individuals who are….. Interested in achieving this Management course that will equip you with the necessary skills to be an effective supervisor, team leader and front line manager. To Become… * A Front-line Supervisor     * A Team Leader      *A Manager      *A Community Leader   Practical Skills This course…

Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE with Montessori)

Is for individuals who are… Interested in becoming a Montessori Teacher or work as a Childcare Professional. Gain a level of competence that will enable you to work as a highly skilled professional in the field of early year’s education for children whose age range is between 3 – 6 years. Looking for… A Montessori…

ECDL & Diploma in Office Administration Skills

Is for individuals who are… Interested in learning the key skills required to work in a professional manner in an administration and/or office environment. Searching for the skills employers’ need to provide excellent communication and customer service to clients. Looking for… Introductory level programs targeted at developing a basic level of understanding in the administration…

Gerontology (Minor Award Level 6)

Is for individuals who are… Interested in learning about Gerontology and gain the skill that makes a difference to the quality of care for older people in the healthcare system. The rapid growth of the aging population will create demand for skilled professionals and new career opportunities in this field. Looking for… A Gerontology Qualification…

Health Care Support

Is for individuals who are… Interested in gaining the Healthcare Support Major Award and demonstrate a broad range of knowledge, skill, and competence for the role of a Qualified Healthcare Assistant. A stepping stone to a degree in Nursing or Social Care. This reward is primarily focused on preparing the student to become a Qualified…

Healthcare Support Level 5 (Major Award)

Is for individuals who are… Interested in gaining the Healthcare Support Major Award and demonstrate a broad range of knowledge, skill, and competence for the role of a Qualified Healthcare Assistant. A stepping stone to a degree in Nursing or Social Care. Looking for… A career with opportunities to work as part of a team…

International Foundation Programme - Business

… motivated to study an undergraduate business degree in Ireland but do not have the English language competency or familiarity with the Irish education system.

International Foundation Programme - Engineering & IT

… motivated to study an undergraduate engineering or computing degree in Ireland but do not have the English language competency or that their education system is not aligned with the Irish leaving certificate.

International Foundation Programme - Science and Health

… motivated to study an undergraduate science or humanities degree in Ireland but do not have the English language competency or that their education system is not aligned with the Irish leaving certificate.

Maternity Care Support

Is for individuals who are…       Interested in gaining the QQI Maternity Care Support Level 5 Qualification which is designed to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and interpersonal skills required to assist the midwife in caring for mothers, babies, and the family unit. Looking for … A Qualification offering the practical skills appropriate for work…

Nursing Studies (Major Award)

Is for individuals who are… The Pre-Nursing Studies QQI Level 5 Major Award is designed to enhance learners understanding and awareness of the roles and responsibilities carried out by a professional nurse. It is a preparatory study course that provides you with a progression route for further training and enables you to apply through the CAO and UCAS for degree programmes in BSc General Nursing, Mental Health, Intellectual Disability, Children’s…

QQI Applied Behavioural Analysis Course (Autism & Related Conditions)

Build Your Path To Success 01. Achieve QQI Valuable ABA Award Dorset College is accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Minor Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field. 02. Make Things Happen Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence…

QQI Certificate in Java Programming Level 7

Interested in Java Programming at Fundamentals or Advanced Level that will set you on your way to a successful career in programming and gain the QQI Special Purpose Award and prepare for the Oracle Java Fundamentals SE8 and JAVA Professional SE8 programmer Exam.

QQI Child Psychology Level 6

Is for individuals who are… Interested in achieving the QQI Child Psychology Level 6 that will provide you with an introduction to child psychology and develop an understanding of the factors that influence and impact on a child’s psychological development. Looking for… A Qualification that will equip the student with the insights and strategies required…

Special Needs Assisting Level 5

Is for individuals who are… Interested in gaining the Special Needs Assisting Qualification with the opportunity to work in Mainstream Schools, Special Education facilities, Social Care, or Childcare Facilities as a Special Needs Assistant. Looking for… A Qualification that provides the knowledge, skills and aptitudes for the role and responsibilities of a Special Needs Assistant…

Special Needs Assisting Level 6

Is for individuals who are… Interested in gaining the Special Needs Assisting Qualification with the opportunity to work in Mainstream National Schools or Secondary Schools under the direction of the Teacher. Opportunities to work in a Special Education facilities, Social Care, or Childcare Facilities as a Special Needs Assistant. To Become… * A Special Needs Assistant   …

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Business

Interested in global business and management and want an internationally recognised qualification and a great career. This course will enhance your employability skills and enable you to build a successful professional career with organisations that trade internationally.

Bachelor of Business Level 7

Interested in business and management and want an internationally recognised qualification and a great learning experience.

Bachelor of Science in Computing & Multimedia

Interested in a challenging degree in computing and multimedia that employers recognise as the industry standard.

Bachelor of Science in Early Childcare, Health & Education (LYIT)

Interested in the BSc in Early Childhood Care, Health and Education that prepares early year’s practitioners with a broad range of skills and knowledge and key aspects of leadership and management that will help shape and change young lives from 0 to 6 years through education.

Certificate in Pre-Masters Studies

… motivated to study a postgraduate programme in Ireland but do not have the English language competency or familiarity with the Irish education system.

International Foundation Programme - Business

… motivated to study an undergraduate business degree in Ireland but do not have the English language competency or familiarity with the Irish education system.

International Foundation Programme - Engineering & IT

… motivated to study an undergraduate engineering or computing degree in Ireland but do not have the English language competency or that their education system is not aligned with the Irish leaving certificate.

International Foundation Programme - Science and Health

… motivated to study an undergraduate science or humanities degree in Ireland but do not have the English language competency or that their education system is not aligned with the Irish leaving certificate.

QQI Certificate in Java Programming Level 7

Interested in Java Programming at Fundamentals or Advanced Level that will set you on your way to a successful career in programming and gain the QQI Special Purpose Award and prepare for the Oracle Java Fundamentals SE8 and JAVA Professional SE8 programmer Exam.

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