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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)

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…

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 Business Level 7

The Bachelor of Business Level 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 marketing elements…

Bachelor of Science in Computing

A BSc in Computer Science 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 in areas such as Programming, Networking, Front-end Development, Back-End…

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…

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…

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 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. Familiarity with the capabilities offered by spreadsheet software, and the ability to leverage such capabilities, is…

Diploma in Cybersecurity Defence & Operations

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 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. You will gain the skills building responsive website with HTML, CSS and JavaScript – a skill set to…

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. You will learn to install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices and operating systems. Learn about…

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 Ireland’s reputation as a centre of Software excellence is unrivalled in Europe. It is home…

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…

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…

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…

Health Care Support - Evening - 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. This reward is primarily focused on preparing the student to become a Qualified…

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…

Healthcare Support - Day - 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.

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…

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…

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…

Pre-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…

Project Management Professional PMP®

Why Project Management? The Project Management Professional PMP® Course is designed to assist learners to understand how organisation goals are translated into strategic, tactical and operational plans through the application of project management. The course will focus on the key projects management processes and the skills required to be an effective Project manager.   >…

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

A BSc in Computer Science 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 in areas such as Programming, Networking, Front-end Development, Back-End…

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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