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

Why take this course? Have you ever wished that you could produce your own animations for web, devices and video? This 3D Modelling, Animation and Game Design course will teach you how to model objects, while developing high quality 3D environments.  You will then populate these environments with original characters, bringing them to life with…

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Business Level 8

Why take this course? The Bachelor of Business in International Business is an innovative, challenging business programme that will enable you to pursue a successful career as a professional, giving you a global focus, exposing you to key ideas and new thinking that is essential for enterprises that trade internationally. Eligibility for Funding Springboard courses…

Bachelor of Business Level 7

The Bachelor of Business Level (NFQ  Lever 7  programme is designed for those who wish to enter the field of Business as a career professional. It will provide you with a broad-based business education offering the opportunity to explore and understand key business functions. The programme has a strong focus both on the management and…

Bachelor of Science in Computing

A Bachelor of Science in Computing that will prepare you with specialist knowledge, skills and competence to meet the future needs of the ICT Industry. You will develop the knowledge, skills and understanding of software engineering, operating systems, mathematical foundations and techniques, computer networks, cyber security, networking and social and professional issues. You will have highly…

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

Why take this course? Do You want to achieve a CIPD Professional qualification that will showcase your ability to have a real impact in the workplace and gain the essential skills to support the HR function with confidence? Black November Discount 20% Do you want to understanding how HR activities support an organisation’s strategy and assist the…

ECDL & Diploma in Office Administration Skills

Why take this course? Gain the skills that employer’s need with a combination of office administration skills and ECDL.   The key skills required to work as a professional in administration and/or office environment or in the home. The ECDL certification offers you the skills, knowledge and competence in Microsoft office applications and enables you to work effectively…

Health Care Support - Evening - Level 5 (Major Award)

Why take this course? If you’re passionate about helping people, finding a job in the healthcare industry can be one of the most rewarding career choices there is.  A recognised qualification in Healthcare Support that demonstrates a broad range of knowledge, skill and competence to work under supervision as a Healthcare Assistant  in providing support in a…

Health Service Management & Leadership

Why take this course? Designed for aspiring or middle managers looking to develop their personal skills and develop managerial competencies. This course is open to all disciplines working in healthcare clinical and nonclinical. Black November Discount 20% The 10 week, level-6 QQI approved programme uses individual exercises, group discussions, formal presentations to help learners develop…

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.

Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt)

Why take this course? You will develop critical skills in Lean and Six Sigma and understand how these skills can be applied to deliver an effective continuous improvement programme to reduce waste and create efficiencies in business. The programme will enable you to improve productivity and quality and provide you with the skills necessary to work…

Maternity Care Support

Why take this course? Interested in gaining the Maternity Care Support Award which is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and interpersonal skills required to assist the midwife in caring for mothers, babies, and the family unit. Black November Discount 20% A qualification offering the practical skills appropriate for work in a maternity care setting as…

Montessori Education and ECCE Training

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…

PMI Project Management Professional PMP®

Why take this course? Are you a professional look to up-skill and remain competitive in the changing workplace?  Do you want to enhance your career with the skills and knowledge to manage projects from initiation to conclusion? Black November Discount 20% This professional programme offers a comprehensive insight in to all aspects of the project…

Pre-Nursing Studies (Major Award)

Why take this course? If you enjoy “making a difference to people’s lives”  why not make a career out of it?   Pre-Nursing studies can give you a head start in a career that is meaningful and filled with many opportunities, challenges and rewards.   The Nursing Studies Major Award will provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence…

Professional Diploma in Advanced Spreadsheets

Why take this course? You will learn how to use spreadsheet software correctly and gain a valuable skillset that will enable you to enhance your career options with the ability to contribute to generating significant efficiency savings in business. Black November Discount 20% Familiarity with the capabilities offered by spreadsheet software, and the ability to…

Professional Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll

Why take this course? Do you want a Professional Diploma in Book-keeping and Payroll that will showcase your ability to contribute effectively and with confidence in the area of finance and accounting?.  Designed to enable you to develop your career with many opportunities in this field  or progress to further or higher education. Black November Discount 20%…

Professional Diploma in Cybersecurity Defence & Operations

Why take this course? Gain the advantage you need to set yourself apart in the cybersecurity workforce.  A rewarding and exciting industry, excellent career progression, rising salaries, and continued growth are only some of the many benefits that a career in cyber security has to offer. Black November Discount 20% You are introduced to the core concepts…

Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing and Social Media

Why take this course? You will develop the skills and knowledge to become a confident and capable marketing professional. Black November Discount  20% This Digital Marketing and Social Media course will provide you with a holistic view of all digital and social media channels and platforms and provide insights on how these can be aligned with the strategic goals of your business.  …

Professional Diploma in Front-end Web Development

Why take this course? This Front-end Web Development Course will enable you to acquire the knowledge and skills required to create a modern dynamic website and learn best-practice techniques for editing and publishing various media assets to the web. Black November Discount 20% You will gain the skills building responsive website with HTML, CSS and JavaScript -…

Professional Diploma in Networking Technologies

Why take this course? 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. Black November Discount 20%  You will learn to install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices and…

Professional Diploma in Object Orientated Programming (Python & Java)

Why take this course? The aim of this course is to introduce you to the concepts of object-oriented programming.  It extends prior knowledge of the principles of data structures and application design and furthers technical competence in implementing various computing artefacts. Black November Discount 20% Ireland’s reputation as a centre of Software excellence is unrivalled in…

Professional Diploma in Programming Essentials (Python)

Why take this course? You will be prepared with skills and knowledge and ready to kick-start your career.   Gain fluency in Python the world’s fastest-growing major programming language and start leveraging its versatile capabilities to build web and data science applications. Python, as a programming language is easy and simple to learn. Python cuts development time…

Professional Diploma in UX/UI Design & Usability

Why take this course?  UX is the future of design, a powerful complement to backgrounds in visual design, marketing, product, engineering, business strategy and more, a UX design skillset can accelerate your job performance and provide excellent career opportunities. You will acquire the skills to design and structure UI, create wireframes and vector graphics and…

Special Needs Assisting Level 5

Why take this course? Do you want a rewarding career as a Special Needs Assistant and make an impact on the children you work with that can be truly life-changing?   Black November Discount 20% Are you interested in gaining the Special Needs Assisting Qualification with the opportunity to work in Mainstream National Schools or Secondary…

Special Needs Assisting Level 6

Why take this course? A qualification that provides you with the knowledge and skills for a career as a Special Needs Assistant.  It will enable you to make a positive and life-changing impact on the children you work with. Black November discount 20%  Are you Interested in gaining the Special Needs Assisting Qualification with the opportunity…

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

A Bachelor of Science in Computing that will prepare you with specialist knowledge, skills and competence to meet the future needs of the ICT Industry. You will develop the knowledge, skills and understanding of software engineering, operating systems, mathematical foundations and techniques, computer networks, cyber security, networking and social and professional issues. You will have highly…

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.

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