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Killester College of Further Education

Collins Avenue Killester Dublin 5 D05 TW21, Killester, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D05 TW21

Killester College of Further Education, Dublin 5 is a centre of learning committed to providing courses, adult education and training of the highest quality.

Killester College Course Prospectus

As a College of the City of Dublin Education Training Board (CDETB), Killester College of Further Education strives to excel in responding to the educational and courses needs of the community in Dublin 5 and surrounding areas. Our courses and programmes we offer are learner-centred and provided in a friendly, inclusive and supportive environment. Killester College of Further Education won an Award for Excellence through Accessibility in 2011.

All courses at Killester College range from QQI levels 4, to levels 5 and 6. They are accredited by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) They are qualifications in themselves but can also be used to progress onto Third Level. We welcome all ages from school leavers to Mature students.

We are situated 5 minutes from Killester Dart Station which is two stops from Connolly Station. PLC Grants; Back to Education Allowances; Vocational Training and Opportunities scheme (VTOS) are available.

For more information about courses, evening classes and adult education at Killester College of Further Education, contact us using the details below.

COMPUTERISED OFFICE SKILLS (COS) Day course

Computer Applications       [Note: Computer Applications + Information Technology Skills equivalent to ECDL] Information Technology Skills; Data Entry; Team working; Communications; Career Planning;Work Experience; Basic Maths

COMPUTERISED OFFICE SKILLS (COS) Day course

Computer Applications       [Note: Computer Applications + Information Technology Skills equivalent to ECDL] Information Technology Skills Data Entry Team Working Communications Career Planning Work Experience Basic Maths

Creative Writing

Creative Writing is a ten-week course in which I go through the dos and don’ts of fiction/non-fiction writing and how a budding writer can make their work more attractive to publishers and editors. Each week there are a few tips on how to approach say describing scenes/situations or creating storylines. Typically, each week of the…

Genealogy

An introduction to researching your family history which builds week on week through all the important classes of genealogy records, with an emphasis on what is available online. The course will cover ‘How to get started’, births, marriages and deaths, census and church records, land records, newspapers, wills, military, prison and workhouse records. Suitable for…

Guitar

Meet your new guitar teacher, James Darcy!! I have been playing guitar for 15 years and have been teaching for about 10 years to people of many ages, abilities and styles. My goal for you as a beginner in this course is to get you comfortable with the instrument within a 10 week timeframe where…

Horticulture Level 4 Certificate Day course

Plant Identification & Use; Soil Science; Work Practice; Plant Protection; Plant Propagation; Plant Science; Communications; Safety & Health at Work; Start your Own Business

Zumba

Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training – alternating fast and slow rhythms – to help improve cardiovascular fitness. Before you know it you’ll be having fun, singing along and burning calories all at the same time! All levels of fitness are welcome.…

Advanced Animal Science Level 6

Animal Science; Animal Behaviour; Team Leadership; Work Experience; Wild Animal Management; Animal Grooming; Grooming Science; Canine Obedience & Training; Kennel & Cattery Management

Animal Science Level 5

Animal Welfare; Animal Grooming; Animal Behaviour; Small Animal Husbandry & Housing; Biology; Animal Anatomy & Physiology; Maths- optional; Work Experience; Communications; Word Processing

Business Studies

Accounting, Manual & Computerised;  Business Administration Skills;  Communications;  Work Experience;  Spreadsheets;  Statistics;  Business Law;  Word Processing;  Marketing Practice

Childcare and Early Learning

Child Development; Communications; Child Health and Well Being; Early Childhood Education and Play; Creative Arts for Early Childhood; Early Care and Education Practice; Approaches to Early Childhood Educ.; Understanding Special Needs; Work Experience

Classroom Assistant/Special Needs Assistant

Care Provision & Practice; Understanding Special Needs; Human Growth & Development; Intellectual Disability Studies; Creative Arts for Early Childhood; Communications; Work Experience; Word processing

Computer Network Technician & Cybersecurity -level 6

Physical and Logical Networking (CCNA Routing & Switching Essentials);Systems Software (Linux Ubuntu, Linux Ubuntu Server, Raspbian);Information Technology Administration (Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Active Directory, Domain Controllers, Raspberry Pi);Network Infrastructure ;Team Leadership;Work Experience (One day per week work placement in industry);Network Security (CompTIA Security+, Encryption Software, Cisco Wireless Routers, Penetration and Detection Software);Virtualisation Support (Virtual…

COMPUTER NETWORK TECHNICIAN & CYBERSECURITY-level 5

Networking Essentials  (CCNA Introduction to Networks); Computer Systems Hardware; Operating Systems; Programming and Design Principles (Python); Maths for IT; Virtualisation Support; ICT Security Policy & Management (Cisco CyberSecurity Essentials); Work Experience; Communications

COMPUTERISED OFFICE SKILLS (COS) Day course

Computer Applications       [Note: Computer Applications + Information Technology Skills equivalent to ECDL] Information Technology Skills Data Entry Team Working Communications Career Planning Work Experience Basic Maths

Cultural & Heritage Studies (Pre-University Arts)

Archaeology; Folklore and Ethnology; Local History; European Studies; Heritage; Communications; Tourism Principles and Practice; Work Experience; Word Processing

Disability and Care Support Worker

Pre-Hospital Emergency Care (PHEC) (Formerly First Aid) Certification in Patient Handling Note: This course costs €380 if you are exempt from €200 Government Charge. Mature students (over 21 years) may be entitled to VTOS funding. WHAT WILL I STUDY? Care Skills Intellectual Disability Studies Human Growth & Development Care for the Older person Care Support…

Horticulture

Plant Identification & Use; Soil Science; Work Practice; Plant Protection; Plant Propagation; Plant Science; Communications; Safety & Health at Work; Start your Own Business

Horticulture Level 4 Certificate Day course

Plant Identification & Use; Soil Science; Work Practice; Plant Protection; Plant Propagation; Plant Science; Communications; Safety & Health at Work; Start your Own Business

Hoticulture

Find out more about Killester College’s Horticulture course by sending booking request or enquiry below. Wednesday Communications Work Experience Growing Fruit Establishing Trees & Shrubs Friday  Safe Horticultural Practice Plant Propagation Plant Identification, Care & Maintenance Growing Vegetables

Montessori Teaching course level 6

Killester College run this Montessori Teaching course. UALIFICATION/CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Award in Early Childhood Care and Education 5M2009 Manual Handling Pre-Hospital Emergency Care(PHEC) (Formerly First Aid) QQI Level 6 Award in Early Childhood Care and Education 6M2007 Click Here To Print This Page Duration: 2 years Entry to Year 2 of this programme is…

Montessori Teaching level 5

Child Development; Early Care and Education Practice; Communications; Work Experience; Approaches to Early Childhood Education; Understanding Special Needs; Creative Arts For Early Childhood; Child Health and Well Being; Early Childhood Education and Play

Pharmacy Assistant

Nutrition; Anatomy & Physiology; Retail Selling; Work Experience; Communications; Over the Counter Medicine; Biology; Human Growth & Development; Retail Display; Spreadsheets

PRE-EMERGENCY SERVICES STUDIES

Anatomy and Physiology Behavioural Studies Teamworking Infection prevention & Control Human Growth and Development Word Processing Communications Work Experience To supplement and enhance the QQI modules the course will offer, three specialist weeks through the year, focusing on Introduction to Policing Studies, Introduction to Fire Service Operations and PHECC Emergency First Response (EFR)

PRE-UNI ENVIRONMENTAL & BIODIVERSITY STUDIES

Ecological Field Methods; Biological Diversity; Sustainable Water Management; Teamworking; Work Experience; Environmental Studies; Work Experience; Biology; Biodiversity and the Natural Environments

Pre-University Science

Anatomy & Physiology; Biology; Physics; Laboratory Skills; Chemistry; Mathematics; Communications; Word Processing; Work Experience

Transport, Distribution & Logistics

Warehousing; Inventory Control; Purchasing; Freight Forwarding; Communications; Work Experience; Spreadsheet Methods; Statistics; Customer Service

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