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Greenhills College

Limekiln Avenue, Greenhills, Walkinstown, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Greenhills College offers a wide range of evening classes, adult education courses and part-time courses.

The college seeks to stimulate and foster the physical, intellectual, moral, emotional and spiritual growth of the students. Greenhills College, Walkinstown, also has a strong tradition in delivering quality Further Education Courses over the years. The Courses on offer reflect the needs and aptitudes as well as career paths of a rapidly expanding and diverse society.

The courses at Greenhills College strive to prepare students for the many demands of a constantly changing work environment as well as for further education in the second and third level sector. Our team of highly skilled and motivated tutors ensures that all students enrolling on our various courses will achieve their full potential as learners ready for the world of work and further education.

Evening, part-time courses at Greenhills College cover subjects such as business, commerce, childcare, community care, information technology, PC maintenance, medical secretary, network and software systems, nursing, pre-university science and return to work (ECDL with soft skills).

For more information about courses at Greenhills College, click on the course links on this page.

Business Level 5/Pre-University Commerce

This one year course is designed to provide students with the practical skills that are necessary for success in the world of business and marketing. It will also prepare students to continue their studies at Third Level, through the Links Scheme.

Business Level 6

This advanced FETAC Level 6 course is designed to provide participants with a solid foundation in business and with a comprehensive range of skills necessary in the management, marketing, planning and financing of a business enterprise. This course will commence in September 2010 subject to approval by the Department of Education and Science.

Business Through Computers (FIT)

This course is designed to provide students with computerised skills for work in the modern office environment.

Childcare (Part-Time)

Students may opt to get certified in aspects of Childcare, over one year, or gain a full certificate over a period of two years. Course Content: (a combination of 4/5 modules per year over 2 years) Child Development Early Childhood Education Care Provision and Practice Communications Work Experience Caring for Children (0-6) Working in Childcare…

Community Care (Part-Time)

Community Care is run on a part-time basis offering a Record of Achievement over one year and a full FETAC Level 5 award over two years. Course Content (A combination of 4/5 modules per year over two years) Care Provision and Practice Safety and Health at Work Introduction to Nursing Human Growth & Development Social…

Early Childhood Care and Education with Management

This FETAC Level 6 course enables learners to develop a comprehensive range of skills that will allow them to take up employment of a general supervisory nature in the childcare sector, some of whom may become self employed. Work experience will be an integral part of this course.

Early Childhood Care and Education with SNA Training

This is an ideal course for those seeking a formal qualification in childcare

Information Technology with PC Maintenance (FIT)

This course is designed to prepare students for employment in an IT or supporting environment. Students may also progress to third level through the Higher Education Links Scheme.

Medical Secretary

Medical Secretaries give administrative and support to doctor, nurses, medical researchers, hospital administrators and managers. Their duties may include: dealing with patients to make appointments, updating patients records, using a computer for correspondence and updating medical notes, transcribing dictation, maintaining a filing system and liasing with other health professionals

Network and Software Systems

This FETAC Level 6 course will give students a comprehensive range of skills necessary for a career as a Computer and Network Technician. The course gives a practical understanding and knowledge in building and maintaining PC systems as well as designing and maintaining networks. Work experience in the relevant area is an integral part of…

Nursing

This one year pre-nursing course is a foundation for students who wish to pursue a career in the nursing profession.

P.C. Maintenance-Help Engineer (FIT)

This course is designed to prepare students for employment in an IT or supporting environment. Students may also progress to third level through the Higher Education Links Scheme

Pre-University Science (Applied Science – Laboratory Techniques)

This one year course will give students an introduction to the world of science and covers a variety of areas related to laboratory or physical science.

Return to Work (ECDL with Office Skills)

This part-time course is designed to provide students with computerised office skills for work in the modern office environment.

Art – Portfolio Preparation

This one year course is designed to give students the skills necessary to develop a creative approach to Art, Craft and Design. Students are introduced to a wide range of skills, processes and techniques. They are encouraged to develop personal ideas and themes through drawing and a visual notebook. Advice will be given on portfolio…

Community Care (Part-Time)

Community Care is run on a part-time basis offering a Record of Achievement over one year and a full FETAC Level 5 award over two years. Course Content (A combination of 4/5 modules per year over two years) Care Provision and Practice Safety and Health at Work Introduction to Nursing Human Growth & Development Social…

Computer Systems and Networks

This full-time course provides the opportunity to train for a career in the IT industry. The course gives a practical understanding and knowledge in building and maintaining PC systems as well as designing and maintaining networks. The course prepares particpants for careers in software development, computer programming and technical support.

Early Childhood Care and Education with Management

This FETAC Level 6 course enables learners to develop a comprehensive range of skills that will allow them to take up employment of a general supervisory nature in the childcare sector, some of whom may become self employed. Work experience will be an integral part of this course.

Early Childhood Care and Education with SNA Training

This is an ideal course for those seeking a formal qualification in childcare

Engineering Technology

This one year pre-engineering course is a foundation for students who wish to pursue further studies in electronic or mechanical engineering in a third level college through the Links Scheme. The course has close links with the Institute of Technology, Tallaght. The course may also lead directly to employment in the engineering industry.

Healthcare Assistant

The course aims to provide students with the skills and practical abilities to work as care assistants in a variety of healthcare settings (hospitals, nursing homes, residential homes, day-care centres or client s own home) or for progression to further study through the Higher Education Links Scheme in third level colleges.

Medical Secretary

Medical Secretaries give administrative and support to doctor, nurses, medical researchers, hospital administrators and managers. Their duties may include: dealing with patients to make appointments, updating patients records, using a computer for correspondence and updating medical notes, transcribing dictation, maintaining a filing system and liasing with other health professionals

Nursing

This one year pre-nursing course is a foundation for students who wish to pursue a career in the nursing profession.

Pre-University Arts - Language & European Studies

This one year FETAC certified course will prepare participants for entrance into first Arts programme in Irish universities and colleges as well as preparing students to work in a European environment both in Ireland and abroad.

Pre-University Science (Applied Science – Laboratory Techniques)

This one year course will give students an introduction to the world of science and covers a variety of areas related to laboratory or physical science.

Pre-University Sports Science

This one year course is designed to provide students with the practical and theoretical skills that are necessary for success in the worlds of sports and leisure. Coaching will be provided in a variety of disciplines.

Software Development with Games Design

Network Essentials C20256, Hardware Essentials C20254, System Software C20255, Web Authoring C20148, Computer Programming C20013, Computer Architecture & Systems C20012, Mathematics C20139, Game Design L22055, Communications, Work Experience.

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