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Limerick College of Further Education

(061) 414186
Limerick College of Further Education, Limerick, Mulgrave St., Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Limerick College of Further Education is a long-established, state-funded and administered further education college.

It is one of many centres of education run by Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board. LCFE was known until 2008 as Limerick Senior College.

LCFE offers Further Education (Post Leaving Certificate)  programmes and Professional qualifications in a variety of  disciplines and caters for approximately 1200 full-time and 3000  part-time learners. Its campuses are situated in the South-East of  the city on Mulgrave Street (a short distance from the city centre)  and also in East Limerick at Cappamore.

Limerick College of Further Education aims to provide high quality internationally-recognised educational programmes, delivered in a  modern dynamic environment by a highly qualified and committed  team of teachers. Programmes are accredited by a number of  prestigious validating bodies. The approval of LCFE by these bodies  is a further benchmark of the high quality of courses, facilities,  tuition and support structures on offer.

Accounting and Finance Certificate (ICM)

This Accounting and Finance Certificate (ICM) programme is aimed at providing participants with the knowledge and skills to work within the accounting and finance industry. It is ideal for those currently working within this area looking to increase their employment prospects or for new learners looking to expand their knowledge of accounting and finance practices.

Accounting for SMEs: Manual and Computerised

This programme is suitable for those who wish to understand the principles and practice of maintaining financial records manually and using integrated accounting software. It will also enable learners to gain the knowledge and skills to support and maintain records in small/medium organisations.

Accounting Technician course: Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI)

This Accounting Technician course is designed to prepare learners for employment in accounting departments of commercial, industrial or public sector organisations or in the offices of practicing accountants. It provides a valuable qualification in accounting and information skills and membership of Accounting Technician Ireland (ATI), a professional body sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Accountants.…

Activities of Living Patient Care

This programme is suitable for those interested in caring for patients and wish to gain competence in a range of care techniques including holistic care whilst being part of a healthcare team. The aim is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to provide holistic care for older people in a variety…

Advanced Bicycle Maintenance Introduction Qualifications in Cycle Mechanics

This programme is specifically designed for those with a good knowledge of bicycle maintenance, have completed the beginner’s course at LCFE or have a working track record in the bicycle industry. This twelve week programme will cover all aspects of bicycle maintenance, dismantling and rebuilding a modern bicycle, part by part. The bicycles, work stations…

Advanced Cert. In Word Processing And Spreadsheet Techniques

The purpose of this programme is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to use a word processing application to produce complex documents within a range of specific contexts working independently and or taking responsibility for the work of others. The programme is also aimed at training the learner to design and…

Advanced Childcare Certificate

This programme is suitable for individuals working or interested in working in the area of childcare and who wish to progress from the Certificate in Childcare, Level 5. This programme is suitable for individuals who are currently working in Childcare, as the assessment is based on children and management in your workplace. Participants must have…

Advertising course

This Advertising course will interest those who wish to gin a qualification having trained how to plan, develop, assess and manage the advertising element within an overall marketing campaign.

An Introduction to Philosophy 5N3506

This Philosophy course aims to enable the learner to appreciate the relevance and impact of philosophy and philosophical thought on related subjects, develop critical thought processes and analysis skills.

An Introduction to Theology course

This Theology course is suitable for those interested in world religions, their origin and place in contemporary society.

Anatomy and Physiology course

This Anatomy and Physiology course is suitable for those who wish to gain knowledge of the structure and function of the human body and an understanding of the interrelationship between the systems of the body. It is also suitable for those who wish to follow a career in the community, health services and nursing studies areas.

Applied Social Studies

This Applied Social Studies programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop an understanding of all aspects of social issues.

Arabic (Beginners)

This programme is designed for individuals that wish to be non-native Arabic speakers and is suitable for complete beginners. Aim is to develop primary communication skills, focusing on listening and speaking, pronunciation, basic grammar and basic vocabulary (Communicative method of teaching used).

Art course (Finding Your Voice)

This Art course is suitable for individuals interested in developing their own personal artistic style. This will be explored through different modes of artistic expression through any form of painting, mark making and assemblage.

Art: Beginners

This programme is suitable for individuals with no previous knowledge of art who wish to develop their artistic and sketching skills through a variety of mediums in a relaxed and supportive setting. Programme Description • Develop observation skills working from still life using various pencils • Understanding basic drawing techniques such as shape/form/texture/composition • Knowing your medium…

Art: Continuation

This Art programme is suitable for individuals who wish to further develop their artistic skills and explore the process of creating art on a more intensive level. Learners will receive tuition that is based on their individual artistic goals and abilities. Programme Description • Observation: Learners will have the opportunity to further develop their observational skills and…

Autism Spectrum Studies Diploma (UCC ACE )

This Autism Spectrum Studies Diploma gives you the opportunity to learn about the History of Autism, the different strengths and challenges of Autism and how it affects a persons mental health and daily living. You will learn to put on autism glasses, explore concepts such as Context Blindness and Theory of Mind, debate the role…

AutoCAD-2D course (An Introduction)

This AutoCAD-2D course is suitable for learners looking to gain the knowledge, skill and competence to utilize computer technology as a design tool and a presentation media.

Barbering Certificate

To gain the skills you need to work in a hairdressing or barber shop this award covers a wide range of skills from shampooing, cutting, and styling. A Barbering NVQ is for anyone who is serious about a barbering career. There are options to suit individu

Basic Cake Decorating Skills/ Fondant Modelling

This programme is suitable for individuals with little or no previous knowledge and want to develop their creative cake decorating skills using fondant. Learn how to add the personal touch to special celebrations and save money on your show stopping cakes

Basic Small Engine Maintenance (2 stroke / 4 stroke engines)

This programme is suitable for those who wish to understand the how 2 stroke and small 4 stroke engines operate. E.g. strimmers, lawnmowers and small motorcycles/scooters. It is also for those who wish to know the basics in terms or servicing and maintain

Beauty: Sculptured Nails / Nail Extensions

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop skills and techniques in the application and design of sculptured nails/nail extensions so that the participant can offer this service to the public. Programme Description The application of sculptured nails is an art in itself that takes time, precision and skill. Sculptured nails are semi-permanent…

Bookkeeping course: Manual and Computerised

This Bookkeeping course is suitable for individuals with little or no experience of manual bookkeeping and who wish to develop their knowledge and skills to record transactions in a manual and computerised bookkeeping environment, especially within a small busines

Business Administration

This Business Administration course is suitable for those with an interest in business administration. It aims to equip the participant with the knowledge, skill and competence in the administration requirements of a range of organisations to enable the participant to operate

Business Finance

This programme is designed for those interested in Business Finance

Business Management

This programme is designed for those interested in Business Management, styles and techniques.

Business Studies: Certificate (ICM)

This programme is suitable for the participant with an interest in Business and/or is seeking a recognised qualification in order to enhance their career and employment prospects.

Cake Decorating Skills/ Fondant Modelling Continuation

This programme is suitable for individuals with previous knowledge and want to progress with their creative cake decorating skills to produce outstanding Centre-pieces for any occasion.

Care of the Older Person course

This Care of the Older Person course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to provide care for the older person in a variety of settings.

Care Skills course

This Care Skills course is ideal for those looking to gain the knowledge, skill and competence to care for clients while providing and maintaining a hygienic and safe environment.

Care Support course (With Work Experience)

This Care Support course is suitable for those who wish to equip themselves with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting

Ceramics

This programme is specifically designed to introduce the complete novice and more experienced learner to clay and who wish to create individual pieces in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Programme Description The programme will incorporate basic coil and slab-building techniques, pinch pots and mould making. A variety of decoration methods and glaze applications will also…

Ceramics Continuation: Working the Potter’s Wheel

This programme is designed to suit an experienced candidate who wishes to broaden and develop their making skills. The ideal participant would have basic knowledge of hand building techniques and an interest in developing their abilities through engagement.

Certificate in Make-up

This is the foundation module of any Makeup Artistry course and is essential when trying to obtain work within the Industry, This beginners course provides training in the application of Corrective, Day, Evening, Bridal and Special Occasion Make up as wel

Certificate in Mental Health in the Community (UCC ACE)

This programme is suitable for those who wish to develop the knowledge and skills necessary in the design and planning of Mental Health promotion. Participants will explore community as a resource in responding to challenges of mental health, engaging with case examples and best practice frameworks. Expect a stimulating blend of learning experiences form class…

Child Development course (Level 5)

This Child Development course is suitable for individuals wishing to acquire skills and knowledge of child development from 0-6 years and to promote good practice, equality of opportunity and respect for diversity in lifestyles, religion and culture.

Child Development course (with work experience)

This Child Development course is suitable for anyone who has completed a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Childcare. Ideally it is designed for someone currently working in the childcare sector and wishes to advance to achieve a Level 6 qualification.

Child Health and Well Being programme (with School Age Childcare)

This Child Health and Well Being programme is suitable for individuals wishing to acquire the skills and knowledge to care for children 0-6 years either in the home or in a childcare setting.

Child Psychology course

This Child Psychology course is suitable for social workers, childcare students and workers, teachers and parents who wish to acquire the knowledge in psychological concepts theory and practice relevant to the developing child from pre-natal to adolescent stages.

Childcare Certificate course

This Childcare Certificate course is suitable for individuals working or interested in working in the area of childcare and who wish to gain a Certificate in Childcare. It will develop knowledge and skills through theory and practice necessary to care for and encourage the young child to reach his/her potential.

Childhood Social, Legal and Health Issues / Equality and Diversity in Childcare

This Level 6 Childcare programme aims to promote good practice, quality and respect for diversity in early years setting. It is designed to provide the learner with an understanding of social policy and legislation relevant to childcare. It will enable the learner to devise policies and procedures that support the health and wellbeing of children…

Children with Additional Needs course

This Children with Additional Needs course is suitable for those who wish to equip themselves with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively and efficiently with young children with additional needs. It aims to provide the participant with an understanding of special needs and associated issues.

Christmas Festive Cooking

Do you want to make your Christmas Festive Cooking something everyone will talk about? Then this is for you. Spice up you skills in starters, main courses, desserts, canopies and finger foods for evening entertainment.

Complete Bicycle Maintenance

Learn everything you need to know about your bike. No stone left unturned. By the end of the programme you will have learnt all the skills necessary to be a competent mechanic. No experience is needed to take one of these programmes, we take you right back to basics and build your skills quickly and…

Computer Applications (Beginners)

This programme is suitable for individuals with no previous knowledge of computers. It is designed to introduce and develop ones knowledge of the Personal Computer.

Computer Applications (Continuation)

This programme is suitable for individuals who want to learn IT techniques that include basic data entry, word, internet and management.

Computer Games Design

This programme is designed for individuals with an interest in gaming across all platforms looking to acquire the knowledge and skills to work independently or under supervision in a games development work environment. This programme is also ideal for learners looking to begin their studies in the field of video game design before continuing on…

Computer Programming for Beginners

This programme is suitable for individuals wishing to understand the concepts involved in computer programming and the principles of software design in order to acquire the skills to write reliable, tested software programs.

Creative Writing

This Creative Writing programme is aimed at anyone who is serious about writing and who wishes to develop the habit of writing and perfecting work. The writing will be discussed, polished, assessed and moved forward with a view to presenting it to publishers. The programme will focus on the craft of writing and on introducing…

Creative Writing course: Introduction

This Creative Writing course is aimed at anyone who enjoys writing and who wishes to develop skills and confidence in creativity whether in the area of fiction, poetry or memoir. Creativity and idea-generating skills will be built through a mixture of group and individ

Criminology course

This Criminology course is suitable for those interested in the study of crime, the causes of crime, types of crime, punishment, crime prevention, and the fear of crime. It will equip learners with the knowledge and skills to analyse characteristics, effects and cons

Crochet Skills

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to learn the skill of crochet and develop it into making accessories and garments. Programme Description • Basic stitches • Incorporating basic stitches into patterns • Develop skills to make an accessory • Edgings and borders

Curtain & Cushion-Making

This programme is suitable for individuals wishing to develop skills in the design and construction of soft furnishings for personal use or to gain employment. Programme Description Construct Craft Items: curtains; blinds – Roman, Austrian; pelmets; swags; tails; tie-backs; cushions; patchwork cushions & quilts; wall hangings Craft Processes: cutting, joining, shaping and finishing; calculation of amount of material required; hand sewing techniques…

Dementia-Information for those Affected

This programme is suitable for those working with people suffering from Dementia, if you know a loved one with it, or you are just generally interested in finding out more about the disease.

Digital Marketing

This Digital Marketing course is suitable for individuals who wish to gain a qualification in Digital Marketing as well as build an effective online presence. Interested learners could include business people , marketing professionals or anyone managing a corporate website.

Digital Presentation

This programme is suitable for those who wish to gain skills in Digital Presentation and to gather and present information using modern presentation techniques.

Diploma in Disability Studies (UCC ACE)

This Diploma in Disability Studies programme is suitable for those who wish to develop critical awareness of the factors operating in the world of Disability. It challenges the way in which disability is understood by our society. Students explore disability from a variety of perspectives including media portrayals, access rights and barriers and daily living tom…

Diploma in Youth and Community Work (UCC ACE)

This Diploma focuses on combing exploration of social theory and professional skill building. It equips students to work with intervention agencies or access full time degree courses. The UCC Lecturing Team combine their academic learning with extensive experience of working in Youth and Community organisations which facilitates a unique contribution of experiential learning in the…

Early Care and Education Practice (with Communications & Work Experience)

This Early Care and Education Practice programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop the skills and knowledge required to work in a professional capacity with children, parents and colleagues.

Early Childhood Care course: Siolta and Aistear, in Principle and in Action

This is an essential practical and complete program into the Early Childhood Care and Education Framework already in place for children 0 to 6 years aimed at providing the learner with the fundamental Principles and Standards of Siolta and the Themes of Aistear. It is aimed at childcare learners who are starting or already completing…

Early Childhood Curriculum / Early Childhood Literacy & Numeracy

This programme is suitable for anyone who has completed QQI L5, Certificate in Childcare. Ideally it is designed for someone working in the childcare sector and wishes to advance to achieve a Level 6 qualification.

Early Childhood Education and Play / Childminding Practice

This Early Childhood Education programme is designed to provide individuals with opportunities to acquire the skills and knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate a suitable programme of activities for a quality school age childcare setting.

Employment Law course

This Employment Law course is suitable for those who wish to equip themselves with the knowledge, skill and competence in the principles of employment law and the statutory frameworks which regulate the employment relationship.

English as a Second Language (Advanced)

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to further improve their skills in English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation at an advanced level in the English language in standard social, cultural and or work environments.

English as a Second Language (Beginners)

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop skills in English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation through practical exercises in speaking, listening, reading and writing.

English as a Second Language (Continuation)

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to improve their skills in English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation at a continuation level.

Equality and Diversity in Childcare

This programme is suitable for those who wish to equip themselves with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting

Event Management

This programme is designed for individuals who have a desire to study all aspects of event management, including event creation, debrie?ng and future development. Learners will acquire both theoretical and practical skills over the duration of the programme.

Exercise and Fitness (QQI level 5)

This programme is designed for learners who want to gain the skills and knowledge to assist in the delivery of safe and appropriate exercise and fitness programmes. Programme Description Applied Anatomy and Physiology Fitness Training Theory Managing an Exercise Session Exercise to Music Circuit Training and Flexibility Resistance Training Instructors duty of care to clients…

Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatments

This course is for beginners or individuals who may want to pursue a career in beauty. Programme Description • Facial Waxing • Facial Threading • Tweezing • Eye brow and eye lash tinting • Strip and individual lash application • Perfect brows • Practice days included

Eyelash Extensions

This programme is suitable for complete beginners that are interested in learning about the art of semipermanent eye lash extensions. This new innovative popular treatment to thicken and lengthen eye lashes can be learned with no prior skills of knowledge

Family Law course

This Family Law course is suitable for those wishing to gain an understanding of the legal principles relating to marriage, cohabitation/civil partnership, nullity, dissolution of marriage, child law, domestic violence and the courts outlook on these manners.

Fashion & Media Make-Up

This programme is suitable for those wishing to gain knowledge skill and competence in the theoretical aspects and skills of fashion and media make-up to enable them to work in a range of fashion and or media contexts. Programme Description • Make Up products, tools and sanitation methods • Skin colour, face shapes, skin restoration,…

Fashion Design - Pattern Drafting and Garment Assembly

The skill required for garment assembly cannot be underestimated. This Fashion Design programme is designed for those interested in pattern drafting and garment assembly.

Fashion Design: Dressmaking

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop their skills in dressmaking with a view to making and altering their own clothes. The programme is suitable for beginners and those with basic sewing experience. Programme Description • Pattern drafting and alteration: how to prepare and follow commercial patterns • How to take measurements and…

Fashion Design: Dressmaking: Continuation

This programme is suitable for learners who wish to improve their sewing skills and learn more advanced sewing techniques. This programme is intended as a continuation from the beginner dressmaking and fashion wear programmes and it is desirable that learners would have attended either of these before attending this class. Programme Description • Pattern drafting…

Felt Making

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to learn the skill of Felt Making.

Film Acting for Beginners course

This Film Acting for Beginners course will introduce the basics skills of film acting and self-tape auditions.

Floral Design

This programme is designed for those who love the ordinary and extraordinary skill of floral design.

Floral Design: Continuation

This programme is suitable for those with a basic knowledge of floristry and wish to acquire a more advanced skills set in ?oral design

Genealogy course (Tracing Your Family History)

This Genealogy course is suitable for anyone wishing to develop a broad array of historical research skills. Designed for those with any level of interest in history, the programme each week will include detailed instructions into the tools and sources that are available to conduct personal, family and community based history research and projects.

Graphic Design Skills

This programme is suitable for individuals who want to build a graphic design portfolio to enter art college, take a step towards working as a designer, or learn design skills to improve their design/marketing communications within their organisation. This programme is delivered using state of the art industry standard facilities.

Hair Up-Styles

This programme is suitable for beginners, trainees and qualified hairdressers who want to either learn or up skill themselves with various techniques for hair up styles. It is also suitable for individuals who would like to get into the hairdressing industry; and is also an excellent stepping stone for makeup artists who want to do…

Hand Crafted Baskets/Willow Weaving

This programme is suitable for individuals with no previous knowledge or skill in basket weaving and who wish to develop the basics required to weave a basic traditional Irish basket from start to finish. Programme Description History & demonstration of Basket weaving Preparation of material for weaving Selection of correct material Develop basic weaving skills…

Healthcare Support Certificate

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop the skills and knowledge required to work in a professional capacity with children, parents and colleagues.

Heritage Tourism and The Presentation of the Past

This Heritage Tourism programme is suitable for individuals who wish to secure employment in the area of Heritage and Tourism. The programme is designed to provide a learner with the knowledge and skills to understand and appreciate heritage in the wider context including the interpretation of heritage and its role in tourism and the economy.

Holistic Massage (ITEC Diploma)

The Diploma in Holistic Massage is an essential requirement for learners interested in pursuing a career in the holistic care and beauty therapy fields. The course includes practical training in massage treatments along with studies of anatomy and physiol

Human Resource Development Diploma (ICM)

The strong growth in the Irish economy has created excellent career opportunities in both the public and private sectors for those with demonstrable human resource development skills. This programme has been designed for those with an interest in human re

Human Resources

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to understand the role of Human Resource Management with an organisation and to apply these concepts in the workplace.

Human Resources Management

This programme is suitable for those who wish to gain the knowledge, skill and competence in human resource management principles to enable the learner to apply these to the planning, organising, implementation, evaluation and revision of human resource m

Infection, Prevention and Control

This programme is suitable for those who wish to equip themselves with the knowledge, skill and competence to prevent and control infection within the health services area.

Interior Design

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop a range of creative skills and apply them to improve their personal space in the domestic environment. Programme Description Introduction to Interior Design Colour Schemes: starting points; mood & temperature; colour theory and colour exercises; develop your colour scheme; paint effects and finishes Design Principles: balance, rhythm,…

Introduction to Barbering course

This Introduction to Barbering course is suitable for individuals who want to learn the basic skills and techniques involving Barbering.

Introduction to Psychology

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop an understanding of the basic concepts of Psychology and aims to equip learners with the knowledge, skills and capacity to understand psychological processes.

Introduction to Sports Injury Management

This programme is suitable for Coaches,Athletes and Therapists aimed at identifying how sports injuries are diagnosed and treated by means of focusing on the anatomy of the exercising body.

Irish For Beginners

This programme is suitable for individuals wishing to develop conversational skills in spoken Irish or to gain an introductory qualification. Tuition will be conducted in a relaxed setting with emphasis on the oral aspects of the Irish language.

Italian (Beginners)

This programme is suitable for individuals wishing to develop conversational skills in basic Italian

Japanese for Beginners

This programme is designed for nonnative Japanese speakers and is suitable for complete beginners. The primary aim is to develop basic communication skills, focusing on listening and speaking. However, reading and writing basic Japanese characters will also be taught. The programme includes pronunciation, basic vocabulary and basic grammar.

Land Law course

This Land Law course is suitable for those wishing to gain an understanding of the principles of land law such as those purchasing or selling of property, landlord or tenants renting properties or a beneficiary or personal representative in estate of a deceased person.

Law of Contract course

This Law of Contract course is suitable for those dealing with contracts on a professional basis and wish to gain an understanding of the principles of contract law, which will enable them to understand better when a contract is created, the typical contents of a contract, what makes a contract void or voidable and how…

Leadership course (ICM Single Subject)

This Leadership course is suitable for those who are in a leadership position and wish to enhance their knowledge and gain a qualification. It is also suitable for those who would like to enhance their CV and also for those who have a general interest in leadership.

Learning Difficulty Awareness course

This Learning Difficulty Awareness course aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to adapt and integrate new approaches for people with Specific Learning Disabilities into an inclusive learning environment.

Leaving Cert Maths (ordinary level)

This Leaving Cert Maths (ordinary level) programme is suitable for anyone who would like the opportunity to undertake leaving cert maths ordinary level in 2018. It is for any person never did Leaving Cert maths and wish they had or those who would enjoy the pleasure of doing it. For other learners it will provide them…

Makeup Techniques course

This Makeup Techniques course is for anyone with an interest in learning about make up at a beginners level or for those who may see themselves going on to pursue a career as a Make-up Artist.

Management studies: Graduate diploma (ICM)

This Management studies programme is designed to provide senior supervisors, managers and advanced level business learners with a post-graduate/post experience level management qualification for career development options. The structure of the programme also ensures that participants are able to develop both academic knowledge and practical management skills.

Manicure / Pedicure Certificate course

This Manicure / Pedicure Certificate course leads to a professional qualification in Manicure and Pedicure.

Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Diploma (ICM)

This Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Diploma is suitable for any individuals who wish to understand the importance of Marketing Communications to the development of a business with the aim of increasing and enhancing their employment opportunities within the communications industry.

Medical Terminology course

This Medical Terminology course is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the range of medical terminology applicable and relevant specifically to a medical receptionist or secretarial role in a medical practice, clinic and or hospital setting.

Mental Health Awareness course

The purpose of this Mental Health Awareness course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently or in a supervisory capacity in an organisation which provides services to individuals with mental health difficulties. Note: It is recommended that Learners should take the QQI Level 5 Course –  Introduction to…

Mindfulness Meditation Continuation course

This Mindfulness Meditation Continuation course is a follow on from the Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation programme. It is also suitable for those with previous experience and a foundation of Meditation. It is designed to help you understand your mind on a deeper level.

Mindfulness: Exploring and Living a Mindful Life

The main aim of this life changing course in Mindfulness is rooted in Eastern spiritual traditions involves deliberately bringing our attention into in the present moment with open-hearted awareness and with an attitude of kindness towards ourselves. Developing Mindfulness helps us to find calm and stability in our relationships with ourselves and others in the…

Mosaic Design: For The Interior & Garden

This programme is suitable for individuals wishing to acquire a knowledge in Mosaic design. Both traditional and modern applications of Mosaic will be explored. You will learn design skills, glass cutting, design layout, tiling and grouting. You will leave with one or more pieces of Mosaic Artwork. You will also have sufficient knowledge to Mosaic…

Music Production

This programme is designed to provide anyone who is interested in making, recording, composing or remixing music using Logic Studio Pro. The programme is perfect for beginners, people who want to brush up on skills, or home musicians who want to take their music to the next level. Learners will acquire skills to use and…

Nail Art course

This Nail Art course is suitable for those wishing to learn how to create artistic nail art designs.

Networking Essentials

This programme is suitable for individuals who want to gain the knowledge, skill and competence to support the operation of typical computer networks and be able to assist in implementing and maintaining common network configurations.

Nursing Theory and Practice

This programme is suitable for individuals interested in the nursing profession or enhancing their skills and knowledge of the work of a carer/nurse in the healthcare environment while emphasising the importance of interpersonal communication.

Nutrition QQI level 5 course

This programme would be of interest to individuals who are interested in food, what different food groups can do in your body, the nutritional composition of food and how nutrition can affect your health and lifestyle.

Object Oriented Programming

This programme is suitable for those who wish to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to construct computer programs using industry standard object oriented concepts.

Painting in Oils course

This Painting in Oils course is aimed at learners who have had previous experience working with oils and would like to hone there oil painting skills in a studio environment. Through various in studio painting exercises and open group discussion of work in progress, students will benefit from the insights of there fellow participants.

Palliative Care Support

This programme is suitable for those who wish to be equipped with the knowledge, skills and competence to enable them to care for and address the needs of a person and their family after the diagnosis of a life-limiting illness, in a digni?ed, inclusive and holistic manner.

Payroll: Manual & Computerised

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain payroll records manually and on computer in a small to medium sized organisation.

Personal Training Programme Design

This Personal Training Programme Design course would interest those that wish to gain knowledge in the area of personal training.

Photography Digital (Lightroom)

This programme is suitable for individuals who are proficient with photography and wish to enhance their skills in digital photography and post-production imaging. It aims to provide enhanced techniques and knowledge that are current in the photography industry.

Photography Digital (SLR Digital Camera)

This programme is suitable for individuals who are familiar with the basic operation of a SLR digital camera and cameras with SLR capabilities e.g. mirrorless cameras. It will offer a broad and comprehensive overview to the theory and practice of digital photographic production. It will provide the learner with critical and academic skills who may…

Photography Techniques (SLR Digital & Film Cameras)

This programme is suitable for individuals who are familiar with the basic operation of an SLR camera and compact cameras with SLR features. The learner will develop skills and techniques used by professional photographers.

Photography: Beginners (SLR Cameras)

This module is suitable for individuals who wish to acquire skills and knowledge in digital and/or film SLR cameras. Learners will also produce trade processed colour and b/w prints.

Photoshop (Introduction Course)

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to manipulate images taken from a variety of sources and create artwork for print or web applications.

Portugese Beginners plus

This programme is suitable for individuals who already have a simple and basic knowledge of the Portuguese language and who wish to improve and develop their communication skills further. This program would be the second step in the participants language development. Participants will improve their speaking, reading, writing and listening abilities in Portuguese. This program…

Portuguese (Beginners)

This programme is designed for nonnative Portuguese speakers and is suitable for complete beginners. The aim is to develop basic communications skills focusing onlistening and speaking with reading and writing basic Portuguese also taught. Pronunciation, basic grammar and vocabulary will be delivered and is key to learningPortuguese.

Radio Documentary Studies

This programme will be of interest to those with an interest in Documentary style productions with a greater emphasis on TV & Film Documentaries. The qualification will be of use to those that wish to get involved in TV & Film Documentary making.

Radio Programme Production

This programme is designed to provide a basic introduction to all aspects of Radio Broadcasting. It is aimed at individuals with no previous experience of broadcasting who wish to develop both the practical and personal skills required for a career in the Radio Industry. Learners will acquire skills to produce their own radio programmes in…

Reception and Front Office Skills in Hospitality/Hotel & Tourism Industry

This programme is suitable for those who wish to equip themselves with the knowledge, skill and competence in Reception and Front Office in Hospitality/ Hotel & Tourism Industry

Reception and Frontline Office Skills

This programme is suitable for those who wish to equip themselves with the knowledge, skill and competence in the concepts and principles underpinning Reception and Frontline Of?ce Skills.

Reflexology ITEC course

This Reflexology ITEC course is an essential requirement for learners in pursuing a career in the reflexology and beauty therapy fields. The course includes practical training in reflexology treatments with studies of anatomy and physiology, health and safety and professional practice. ITEC qualifications are recognised internationally, and may afford you the opportunity to travel abroad…

Reflexology: An Introduction

This programme is suitable for learners that wish to gain an understanding of what reflexology is about. It is ideal for those who simply want a general understanding of how reflexology works or for those who in the future wish to pursue studies that are

Reminiscence Project (The Art of Collecting Life Stories)

This Reminiscence Project programme is designed for those who wish to gain information on the art of collecting life stories. Participants would have an interest in listening to people who recall and share their personal stories and would learn how to document these life stories in book format. Life stories also have the potential to be…

Retail Display

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to acquire or update skills in the area of retail display. The programme would appeal to anyone working in a retail setting or learners who wish to prepare for employment in retail display or visual merc

Retail Management: Certificate (ICM)

This programme has been designed for those with an interest in Retail Management, who seek a recognised qualification in order to improve their workplace performance and enhance their career and employment prospects

Safety and Health at Work

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to promote, maintain and apply the principles and procedures of health and safety in the workplace.

School Age Childcare

This programme is designed to provide individuals with opportunities to acquire the skills and knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate a suitable programme of activities for a quality school age childcare setting.

Short Film Screenwriting course

This programme is suitable for these who wish to gain an introduction to the craft of screenwriting- developing character, writing the individual scene, dialogue, structure, format, rewriting techniques, writing treatments and how to sell your script. You will finish this course with a completed short film script ready to film.   Learners will be able…

Sign Language

This programme is suitable for individuals who have completed a basic sign language programme and who wish to develop skills in Irish Sign Language for effective communication with deaf or hard of hearing relatives, employees and customers in a variety of situations.

Sign Language (Basic)

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop skills in Irish Sign Language for effective communication with deaf and hard of hearing relatives, employees and customers in a variety of situations.

Social Media for Business/SMES

This programme is specifically designed to assist people working in business who are managing social media accounts for their company or organisation. The ideal participant has experience in managing a social media account, and is looking to further their

Sound Engineering and Production

This programme is designed to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a sound engineering and production environment and develop an awareness of present audio technological developments.

Spanish/German (Beginners)

This programme is suitable for individuals wishing to develop conversational skills to speak , German or Spanish.

Spanish/German/Italian (Intermediate)

This programme is suitable for individuals with a knowledge of the chosen language who wish to develop more conversational Spanish, Italian, German or French for leisure and tourism. The programme is based on spoken activities, tapes and readings.

Spanish/Italian (Beginners Plus)

This programme is for individuals who already have some basic knowledge of the Spanish / Italian language and who wish to improve and develop their communication skills further. The programme will involve activities in speaking, reading, writing and listening.

Special Needs Assisting

This programme is designed to provide learners with the knowledge, skill and competence in the theory and practice underpinning the education and care of those who present with special educational needs to enable the learner to assist in the provision of this education and care.

Specialised FX Make-Up

This programme is suitable for learners looking to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to apply a theoretical and working knowledge of makeup special effects and bald cap making and their application in a range of settings.

Speech & Language Tips for Children with Special Difficulties

Understanding speech therapy is an acquired skill and needs understanding in order to help toddlers and children to learn the art of language whilst keeping it fun. This programme is designed to give pratical tips and information to help a child with special difficulties.

Sports Nutrition (QQI level 6)

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop knowledge, skill and competence in learning the concepts and principles underpinning nutrition, energy sources and energy usage within an active living, exercise, sports and or weight management context.

Sports Psychology (QQI level 6)

This programme is suitable for athletes, coaches, sports coordinators, development officers, physiotherapists or those with an interest in sport and want to learn about how psychology applies to sport. It will equip learners with the skills and competence to apply psychological principles in the coaching of team and individual sports in order to enhance performance.…

Sports Radio and Online Journalism

This programme, supported by Sporting Limerick, is suitable for those interested in gaining skills for the area of sports online and radio journalism. The programme is also designed to provide a basic introduction to all aspects of radio broadcasting and to develop practical and personal skills required for the Radio Industry in particular sports radio…

Spreadsheet Methods

This Spreadsheet Methods programme is suitable for those with little or no previous knowledge who want to develop their knowledge, skill and competence to create and modify spreadsheets,using common spreadsheet features. NOTE: This course will take place on the Cappamore campus.

Strength & Conditioning Programme Design

This Strength & Conditioning Programme Design course would interest those that wish to gain knowledge with regard to strength & conditioning.

Supervision in Early Childhood Care / Personal Professional Development

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to be able to lead, motivate and support a team in a childcare setting. In addition individuals will devise strategies for working in partnership with parents/ carers and external organisations.

Supervisory Management

This programme is ideal for those looking to acquire the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to work in a range of industry sectors independently in a supervisory capacity.

Taxation

This programme is suitable for individuals wishing to acquire the skills and knowledge needed for taxation practices and principles. It will enable participants to work in an administrative capacity in the taxation process working independently or as a supervisor overseeing the work of others. This programme is also ideal for learners looking to progress to…

The Gold Within

This programme is dedicated to helping you make conscious decisions in your Personal Development and courageously follow through on them. The programme will help you learn to live more consciously, to summon the courage to face the unfaceable parts of your life, and to solve the deep problems you’ve not yet been able to solve.…

Tourism Principles and Practice

This programme is aimed at providing the learner with a single subject qualification in tourism principles and practice by providing the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to understand the role of tourism and structures within the tourist industry, and to provide visitor information.

Training and Development (Train the Trainer Advanced Certificate)

This programme is suitable for those who wish to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to identify training and development needs to deliver and evaluate a training intervention (programme) within a range of training and development contexts.

Twenty Minute Meals: Delicious, Nutritious and Super-Fast

Too busy to cook and have no time!!! Complete meals from the kitchen to the table in no time at all. Do you want to make good food super-fast. It is absolutely possible in all cuisines.  

Upcycling Furniture

This programme is suitable for individuals with no previous knowledge of upcycling furniture restoration and who wish to develop their creative and making skills.

Upholstery

This programme is designed for individuals with no previous experience of upholstery and who wish to learn and develop creative and design skills. Note: This programme may take place at the Further Education and Training Centre, Kilmallock Road Campus, Programme Description • Measure and record sizes accurately • Recognise the characteristics of a range of basic…

Video Production & Editing: PreProduction to Distribution

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to learn about professional video production techniques, including planning, camera operation and non-linear postproduction (editing). This is a practical hands-on programme developing key filmmaking skills. Programme Description • Practical Hands-on Camera Workshops • Planning your production – Exploring the expanding role played by digital movies in graphic…

Web Development & Design

This programme is to be delivered in association with Big Wave Media Training, Irelands leading Adobe Authorised Training Centre with training centres in Limerick & Dublin. www.bigwavemediatraining.ie This programme is suitable for those who wish to learn foundational skills needed to use and effectively work with the Adobe Photoshop in the Visual Design industry, and…

Website Development and Design

This programme is suitable for individuals wishing to learn the fundamentals of website design, creation and maintenance in a structured environment provided through weekly theory and practical lessons.

Weight Loss course

This Weight Loss course is suitable for participants who wish to gain information on how to effectively lose weight through calorie control and exercise.

Woodcraft

This programme is suitable for those who wish to equip themselves with the knowledge, skill and competence to use woodwork tools and equipment safely and to plan, design and carry out basic woodcraft assignments.

Writing Skills for Journalism

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop essential writing skills in order to work in Journalism. It aims to provide learners with the knowledge, skill and ability to produce written copy across a range of writing styles.

Yoga

This programme of Yoga practice and study is suitable for people with or without experience of yoga who wish to deepen that understanding and learn more. It will give a favour of Yoga to those who feel that they may like to teach it in the future.

Computer Applications (Continuation)

This programme is suitable for individuals who want to learn IT techniques that include basic data entry, word, internet and management.

English as a Second Language (Advanced)

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to further improve their skills in English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation at an advanced level in the English language in standard social, cultural and or work environments.

English as a Second Language (Beginners)

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop skills in English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation through practical exercises in speaking, listening, reading and writing.

English as a Second Language (Continuation)

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to improve their skills in English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation at a continuation level.

Graphic Design Skills

This programme is suitable for individuals who want to build a graphic design portfolio to enter art college, take a step towards working as a designer, or learn design skills to improve their design/marketing communications within their organisation. This programme is delivered using state of the art industry standard facilities.

Irish For Beginners

This programme is suitable for individuals wishing to develop conversational skills in spoken Irish or to gain an introductory qualification. Tuition will be conducted in a relaxed setting with emphasis on the oral aspects of the Irish language.

Italian (Beginners)

This programme is suitable for individuals wishing to develop conversational skills in basic Italian

Sign Language (Basic)

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop skills in Irish Sign Language for effective communication with deaf and hard of hearing relatives, employees and customers in a variety of situations.

Spanish/German (Beginners)

This programme is suitable for individuals wishing to develop conversational skills to speak , German or Spanish.

Spanish/German/Italian (Intermediate)

This programme is suitable for individuals with a knowledge of the chosen language who wish to develop more conversational Spanish, Italian, German or French for leisure and tourism. The programme is based on spoken activities, tapes and readings.

Spanish/Italian (Beginners Plus)

This programme is for individuals who already have some basic knowledge of the Spanish / Italian language and who wish to improve and develop their communication skills further. The programme will involve activities in speaking, reading, writing and listening.

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