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Marino College

14-20 Marino Mart, Fairview, Fairview, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Marino College provides part-time and evening courses.

Our part-time day and evening courses for  Autumn 2019 are now  completed and there will be no further enrolments for this term.   Our Spring term enrolments will take place on Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th January, 2020. Enrolments will take place from 5.00pm – 8.00pm in Marino College,  Fairview,  Dublin 3. 

Course will then commence the following week : Monday 20th, Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd January, 2020.

Postal Enrolment forms can be found on our website –  http://www.marinocollege.ie/second-level/evening-courses.

 

Marino College  boasts a wide range of eclectic courses including QQI Level 5 and Level 6 Awards along with a host  of Craft , Health , Well Being, I.T and Language courses. In Marino College we seek to encourage a caring and an open community through developing the whole person to his or her potential. The collected energy of all concerned with the College is constantly focused on maintaining a centre of excellence. Marino College was established in 1936 and has a long and proud tradition in education. Our Tutors have developed much valuable experience over the years in ensuring our learners achieve to their highest potential within a caring and supportive atmosphere.

Animal Welfare and Animal Behaviour (QQI Level 5)

Animal Welfare (5N0753) & Animal Behaviour (5N0751)    –  QQI Level 5 Component Awards Structure and Duration:   Evening adult learning course run over 24 weeks based on one 3 hour (6.30pm-9.30pm) class per week on Monday  evenings commencing September 2019 until April 2020 Cost: €450.00 per student Purpose of Course:   The purpose of…

Art History -Major Artists and Movements (An Introduction)

Introduction to Art History A foundation course of art history exploring the development of Western Art from Classical Antiquity to 20th Century. The survey of main periods in art history introduces to key concepts, major artists and iconic artworks. In these enjoyable classes topics are discussed together to develop visual skills enabling students to engage…

Assertiveness and Personal Development

Assertiveness and Personal Development Helps to acquire confidence to become aware of your full potential Classes are orientated around group discussions. Some of the Topics for Discussion are:  How do you see yourself?  Affirmations  Communication/Listening  Stress Management  Relaxation Tutor :  Carmel O’Shea

Calligraphy - decorative writing course for Invitations, Greeting Cards and much more!

Calligraphy  Explore your creative side with Calligraphy and learn how to produce beautiful pieces of decorative writing for Invitations, Certificates, Greeting Cards and more.   This course will cover the materials and techniques used for layout and letter formation, decorative styles and alphabets We will also explore the history and appreciation of calligraphy. No experience…

Cambridge Advanced Certificate - English for International Students

This course provides  the required tuition for people who have successfully completed Cambridge First Certificate or have a high standard of English and wish to obtain this Advanced English qualification. The Cambridge exams take place in UCD Belfield (Southside).  Marino College does not organize or run  Cambridge examination. Students must enrol and pay for the…

Cambridge First Certificate - English for International Students

This course is for learners of English who wish to achieve the  Cambridge First Certificate English qualification. The course focuses on exam preparation. Participating  students are required to have a good intermediate level of English i.e. they can carry on a basic conversation, but their sentences will be short or broken and they will make…

Chinese (Mandarin) - Beginners

CHINESE – (Mandarin) This 10 week beginner’s course provides a brief introduction to the Chinese language, its scripts and sounds, and how words are formed. The course is designed to meet the basic requirements for daily social communication, and focuses on both listening and speaking skills. The course aims to cover the following: The sound…

Comic Books and Visual Storytelling

Comic Book & Visual Storytelling  – Create and Illustrate Comic Books Marino College –  September 2019 This year the visual storytelling course will aim to obtain a deep knowledge of comics, sequential art and visual storytelling, through a series of brain-tickling exercises. Exercises will tackle: strategies for creativity, lettering, colour and mood, character definition, page…

Community Care QQI Level 5

This course is designed for learners who have already completed year 1 of our Special Needs Assisting QQI component award course and now wish to get a Major QQI Level 5 award in Community Care. Communication (5N0690) Work Experience (5N1356) Care Provision and Practice Special Needs Assisting Level 6 component award Participant Criteria: Students must…

Computer Applications For the Office and Business Environment

This course provides a comprehensive Introduction to Microsoft Work, Excel, Powerpoint Presentation and or the computer essentials necessary for the Office and Business environment. Topics covered include the following: Computer Essentials  Understand key concepts relating to ICT, computers, devices and software.  Work effectively on the computer desktop using icons, windows.  Adjust the…

Computers Skills

Computer Skills Computer Essentials  Understand key concepts relating to ICT, computers, devices and software.  Work effectively on the computer desktop using icons, windows.  Adjust the main operating system settings and use built-in help features.  Know some concepts of file management and be able to efficiently organise files and folders.  Understand…

Cooking for all (You Cook) - with Fiona

Cooking For All – with Fiona 7pm-9pm Monday A series of recipes to get you started in the kitchen   Week 1: Brown Bread Week 2: Wholesome Vegetable Soup Week 3: Chicken Curry with Basmati Rice Week 4: Shepherd’s Pie with Creamy Champ Mash Week 5: Chilli Chicken Stir Fry with Rice or Noodles Week…

Creative Craft and Design

CREATIVE CRAFT AND DESIGN Explore the world of craft and design by sampling a range of enjoyable hand-made projects with an experienced teacher. Tap into your creative side as you learn how to craft hardbound books, handmade cards, embroidered decorations, and more. This class is suitable for novices who have always wanted to try crafts…

Creative Photography and Introduction to Photoshop for Beginners

Creative Photography Evening-Class for Beginners A comprehensive, solid grounding in Digital Photography; from mastering your camera to creating your own photo-essay. Suitable for beginners of all ages. Learning outcomes from this course: Students will learn:  How to take great photos  How to master their camera and how it truly works.  How to…

Creative Writing

  Creative Writing Free your imagination. Train your powers of observation. Learn how to shape stories and develop convincing characters. Explore experience and memory. Use metaphor and suggestion. Write dialogue and find your own writing voice. Produce your own work and if you choose, bring it into class for reading and comment. For those who…

Desktop Pubishing (QQI Level 5 Component Award)

Desktop Publishing QQI Level 5  (5N0785)   Course Duration:   1 year September 2019 to May 2020 Wednesday 6.30 – 8.30 p.m. in Marino FE (Connolly House) 2 terms – 22 weeks in total   Course Fee:                            €320 per year (This includes assessment registration with QQI)   Proposed Start Date:            Wednesday, 18th September, 2019…

Drawing and Sketching

Drawing and Sketching Unlock your hidden drawing talent. The class is suitable for people who –  Have never drawn and have an interest in learning  Wish to rekindle skills they feel they have forgotten  Just enjoy drawing and wish to attend to draw still-lives. Different levels of skill are catered for. Classes…

Dressmaking (Fashion Sewing)

This course caters for those who wish to learn how to make up a pattern in fabric of their choice. Students learn how to cut out, sew, fit and finish their garment. Individual attention is given to students to cater for different levels of competence, from beginners to advanced. Beginners are advised to choose a…

Dressmaking (Fashion Sewing)

This course caters for those who wish to learn how to make up a pattern in fabric of their choice. Students learn how to cut out, sew, fit and finish their garment. Individual attention is given to students to cater for different levels of competence, from beginners to advanced. Beginners are advised to choose a…

Early Childhood Care and Education (QQI Level 5)

Course Title: QQI Level 5 Early Childhood Care & Education 5N2009 Course Duration: 2 years September ’19 to May ’20 and  Sept ’20 to May ’21 Monday night 6.30pm – 9.30 pm Course Fee: €595 per year (This includes assessment registration with QQI) Proposed Start Date: Monday, 16th September, 2019 Course Structure: Year 1  2019/2020…

Early Childhood Care and Education (QQI Level 6)

Course Duration: 2 years – September 2019 to May 2021 Wednesday evening 6.15pm – 9.15pm in Connolly House, North Strand, Dublin 1 (Additional classes will be held on Monday evenings in Marino College Fairview  in Year 2 – Term 1 only) Course Fee: €650 Year 1  and €790 Year 2 (This includes QQI assessment registration)…

English for International Students - Upper Intermediate Level 2

On completion of this  ten week Level 2 Upper Intermediate course the aim is that participating students  will have the tools to place more structure over their basic level of English and enjoy more confidence in speaking and day to day interaction. The course will include: A full review and practice of the 6 main…

English for International Students Level 2 - Lower Intermediate

EFFS Level II (English for International Students) Lower Intermediate By the end of the ten weeks Level 2 students should have acquired enough English to enable them to handle everyday situations with ease. This will include:  Grammar  Vocabulary  Language practice  Group Work  Reading / Comprehension  Listening practice  Pronunciation…

Find Your Own Voice and Sing (Singing Class)

Find Your Own Voice and Sing Through gentle support, encouragement and simple techniques, find your individual voice and sing! Each week we will work on a variety of different material from simple African, Maori or Irish folk songs to songs chosen by you. If you feel ready I will work with you individually. There is…

Fitness and Circuit Training (Over 55\'s)

Fitness and Circuit Training Fitness training specially geared to the needs of men over 55 plus, who are no longer competing in sport but who need motivation to keep in condition. Classes will include:  Conditioning exercises  Stretching  Circuit training  Games Tutor:  Donal Delaney

Floral Art - Flower Arranging with Julie

Floral Art – Flower Arranging Tutor: Julie Treacy Outline of course: Practical course on designs suitable for the home or as gifts, using fresh flowers and foliage. Flowers / materials will be provided by the teacher for the first class. Further details with regard to materials etc., needed for future classes will also be provided…

German - Beginners Continuation (Level A 1.2)

Continuation Class: 1. Grammar – times, verbs, to build sentence. 2. Articles from the newspaper – reading – translation. 3. German song – translation. 4. Read and explain letters 5. Creating a story about travelling 6. Advertisement for apartments and houses – create own advertisement – reading and presentation. Tutor: Liam Lonergan

German -Beginners

Beginners Class: 1. Greetings 2. Introduce yourself 3. Find the way – explain a city map, asking for directions and paying for meals. 4. Everything about travelling 5. Grammar – article, singular / plural, gender. 6. Colours 7. Time / clock 8. Numbers 9. German song – translation.

Guitar - Beginners

Guitar 10 Weeks of Guitar Tuition for Beginners. “Unlock the sounds of your Guitar!”  “Have you ever wanted to play an instrument?”  “Tired of watching in awe as others play?”  “Wishing it could be you…?” Well it can be you! Now is your chance to become a musician! Read on! Marino College…

Guitar - Improvers

Guitar  – Improvers 10 Weeks of Guitar  Tuition for Improvers Are you interested in developing your Guitar skills? You need to look no further than Marino College, Fairview. This is your chance to further develop your skills and play this fun instrument. Marino College is running  10 week courses in Guitar for complete beginners and…

Healthcare Support QQI Level 5 (includes Care Skills & Care of the Older Person)

Course Duration: 2 years  -September 2019/ May 2020 Yr 1 and   September 2020/May 2021 Yr2 Tuesday night 6.30 – 9.30 pm Manual Handling Certificate included  – Wednesday 6.30 – 9.00. ( 2 evenings ) Dates to be arranged (Term 1 in Year 1 only). Course Fee: €595 per year (This includes assessment registration with QQI)…

Interior Design course - with Ashley

Interior Design course with Ashley The aim of the course is to increase:  Observation of interior design principles for the home.  Develop an understanding and appreciation for sustainable design principles.  Knowledge of colour, pattern, lighting, and space layout. Course content includes:  Colour  Lighting  Fabrics and fittings  Furniture layout…

Italian (Beginners)

  Italian Beginners The course will be aimed at English speakers who want/need to approach the italian language for the first time. It will also be useful to those who have made one or more “false starts”, and need to rebuild their learning foundations before moving further. List of key topics to be covered: Conversational:…

Italian (Continuation)

List of key topics to be covered: Conversational: – Progressive introduction of a basic Italian language in the teaching process – Various familiar situations: meeting people, restaurant, shop, travel, asking for the time, talking about the weather, etc… – Talking about hobbies and interests – Describe yourself and your family, your job, etc… Related grammar…

Italian Improvers course

Italian Improvers course at Marino College: This course is aimed at students who have a good basic grasp of the present tense and a reasonable vocabulary. Ideally students should have completed at least 30 hours of tuition in Italian. Emphasis in oral communication and grammar. Tutor: Ciara Italiano

Japanese (Beginners Continuation)

Japanese – Beginners Continuation This course if designed for learners who have already completed the Beginners course and wish to continue their study of the   language.   It is also suitable for learners who have a basic knowledge of the Japanese language.  Our  continuation class commencing  September 2019 on Monday evenings from 8.00-9.30pm and will…

Japanese (Beginners)

This course provides a basic introduction to the Japanese language and is taught by an experienced DES Teacher. Learners who have already completed the Beginners course and wish to continue their study of the Japanese language  are encouraged to enrol in our  continuation class commencing  September 2019 on Monday evenings from 8.00-9.30pm Tutor :  Teatsou…

Knitting for All - with Nadine

Knitting For All Knitting  For All is a relaxed and fun class suitable for everybody whether you are an absolute beginner or a more experienced knitters wanting to better understand how to design and fit to flatter your own style and shape. Lots of stitch patterns and projects will be provided to support your learning.…

Life Drawing

LIFE DRAWING CLASS Tutor: Roxanne Fitzmaurice. This class will take place in Marino College Fairview. The sessions will be in a large Art Room with a professional model, the space is bright with a relaxed atmosphere. The students will learn to work directly from a model, which will improve their observational and drawing skills. Students…

Make-Up Mastery Course - Learn skills and tips to apply and perfect your make-up and lots more from Grainne a professional Make-Up Artist

Make-up Mastery Course   Welcome to the Make Up Mastery evening course! Over the next 10 weeks we will cover a wide range of topics mentioned below. Throughout this time, I aim to guide you through the ever changing world of beauty, giving some helpful tips and tricks of the trade along the way to…

Massage and Aromatherapy

Massage and Aromatherapy   This ‘hands-on’ class will enable you to learn useful massage and aromatherapy techniques suitable for use for yourself and family / friends. Students will both give and receive massage from each other. Massage and Aromatherapy are holistic which means all aspects of the whole person are treated – body, mind and…

Mediterranean Cooking (with Jordi)

Mediterranean Cooking with Jordi -You cook! All dishes can be made without meat/ seafood . Day 1: Mussels a la Marinara Day 2: Homemade Pizza Day 3: Moroccan Cous Cous and Hummus Day 4: Greek Moussaka Day 5: Paella (can be made with your preference of seafood, meat or vegetables) Day 6: Pasta Night Day…

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (mindful living for everyday life)

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction  –  (mindful living for everyday life) This course consists of a pre-course orientation followed by 8 weekly classes plus an additional session of mindfulness practice on a weekend day  (date to be arranged with participants) between weeks 5 & 7 of the course. What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is living in the present moment with…

Modern and Contemporary Art History (20th and 21st Century)

Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Art from the 20th to the 21st century. A course of art history exploring Modern and Contemporary Art. Introduction to key concepts, major artists and artworks. In these enjoyable classes topics are discussed together to develop visual skills enabling students to engage with a diverse range of images and objects…

Modern and Contemporary Art History (20th and 21st Century)

Modern and Contemporary Art History (20th and 21st Century) Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Art from the 20th to the 21st century. A course of art history exploring Modern and Contemporary Art. Introduction to key concepts, major artists and artworks. In these enjoyable classes topics are discussed together to develop visual skills enabling students to…

Money & Me - Understanding money and how to handle it better

Money and Me Understanding what money means to us and how we can handle it better. About the course: This is an active course exploring our attitudes to money, what we each need and want from it and how to build the knowledge, skills and habits to get in control of your personal finances. Includes…

Mosaics (Beginners and Improvers)

Mosaics This is a hobby Mosaic class for beginners and improvers. In this class you will learn a step by step approach to making your own Mosaic art piece in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Students are encouraged to design their own Mosaic and develop them with the tutor using the wide selection of coloured…

Oil and Watercolour

Oil and Watercolour Painting Course TUTOR: Roxanne Fitzmaurice Learning to paint. This course introduces the beginner to painting, using two different media – oils and watercolour, highlighting their different characteristics. The more experienced amateur will acquire more information to advance their skills. We will explore composition and colour and discuss the range of artists’ materials…

Oil and Watercolour with Roxanne (Adult Day Class)

  Oild and Watercolour Learning to paint! This course introduces the beginner to painting, using two different media – oils and watercolour, highlighting their different characteristics. The more experienced amateur will acquire more information to advance their skills. We will explore composition and colour and discuss the range of artists’ materials available to the student,…

Philosophy (An Introduction)

Philosophy – An Introduction Week 1-4: Introduction to Philosophy Does God exist? Are there moral principles that all human beings should follow? Can we ever know anything for certain? How should society be organised? These are some of the topics that we will explore on this course. The course aims to present some of the…

Pilates - with Siobhan

Pilates – with Siobhan If you are new to the world of Pilates or you haven’t done it for a while, this class is meant for you. Pilates is a workout focusing on your core strength as well as for conditioning your full body. Improving your flexibility and raising your mind & body awareness.  Want…

Polish - (Improvers/Intermediate

Polish Improvers/Intermediate: This Polish course is aimed at students who have a good basic grasp of the present tense and a reasonable vocabulary. Ideally students should have completed at least 30 hours of tuition in Polish. . Emphasis is on  oral communication and grammar. Tutor: Edyta Zemlek

Polish (Beginners)

Polish Beginners: The course is aimed at those who have no previous knowledge of the language. Students will learn, in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, to carry out basic language tasks in Polish. The course will particularly focus on the language use needed to deal with everyday situations. The emphasis will be on speaking the…

Portuguese - Beginners

        Portuguese  – Beginners With emphasis on conversation I will also cover the following topics:  Greetings  Nationality  Professions  Numbers  Dates  Time  Articles  Pronouns  Prepositions, verb to be (present), questions  Shopping, going out for dinner. Tutor : Paula Klayster  

Public Speaking with Fiona (Award winning Toastmaster)

PUBLIC SPEAKING Nervous of speaking in public? Learn how to overcome your fear in a relaxed, friendly environment. This course, given by an award-winning Toastmaster, will teach you how to craft and deliver engaging presentations and speak off-the-cuff. You’ll be able to deliver that sales pitch, make that wedding speech or simply be yourself in…

Reiki (Level 1)

Reiki Level 1 You will be initiated into Reiki 1, the ancient art of healing. You will learn how to use Reiki personally. Each week will include supervised practice time. Reiki can be learnt by anyone – no previous experience is required. You will explore what healing is, and learn about the Chakra System. You…

Singing (Find Your own Voice and Sing)

Finding Your Own Voice and Sing Through gentle support, encouragement and simple techniques, find your individual voice and sing! Each week we will work on a variety of different material from simple African, Maori or Irish folk songs to songs chosen by you. If you feel ready I will work with you individually. There is…

Spanish - Continuation

Spanish  – Continuation Continuation (A1.2): This course is for those who have already attended beginners’ class, or who have 10 weeks experience of learning the language. The course will provide you with the means to express yourself in a particular context and to ensure that you learn not just phrases or expressions but also patterns…

Spanish - Improvers/Intermediate

Intermediate: (A2): This course is aimed at students who have a good basic grasp of the present tense and a reasonable vocabulary. Ideally students should have completed at least 30 hours of tuition in Spanish. Emphasis in oral communication and grammar. If your native language is Roman / Latin (French, Portuguese, Italian) in origin we…

Spanish (Beginners)

Spanish Beginners: The beginners’ course puts immediate emphasis on communication skills. Practice in the language of real life situations, practical and functional – ask your way, find things out, order food and drinks and so on, all in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Continuation: This course is for those who have already attended beginners’ class,…

Spanish - Beginners

Spanish Beginners: The beginners’ course puts immediate emphasis on communication skills. Practice in the language of real life situations, practical and functional – ask your way, find things out, order food and drinks and so on, all in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Continuation: This course is for those who have already attended beginners’ class,…

Spanish Beginners

Spanish Beginners: The beginners’ course puts immediate emphasis on communication skills. Practice in the language of real life situations, practical and functional – ask your way, find things out, order food and drinks and so on, all in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Continuation: This course is for those who have already attended beginners’ class,…

Special Needs Assistant/Community Care Assistant (QQI Level 5)

Course Title: Special Needs Assisting / Community Care Assistant (QQI Level 5 Community Care (5M2786) Component Award – 4 modules) This course is designed for learners who wish to work as Special Needs Assistants (SNA) in schools and also in other care settings in the community. Learners will achieve FOUR QQI Level 5 Minor Awards on…

Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 6 Component Award

Course Title:  Special Needs Assisting (6N1957) – QQI Level 6 Component Award Course Duration: September, 2019  – May,  2019 Monday evenings 6.00pm – 8.00pm – 11 evenings in total. Course Fee: €225 (This includes QQI assessment registration) Proposed Start Date:  Monday, 16th September,  2019 Aims & Objectives of the Programme Module The purpose of this award…

Tarot

Tarot – with Alison Byrne Learn to read the popular Ryder Waite Tarot Deck. Develop your intuition with the cards. Learn card spreads, and how to use Tarot to enhance your life. Participants are asked to bring a Ryder Waite Tarot Deck with them to class. Week 1   Introduction to Tarot  –  Major Arcana…

The Big Issues in Irish Law Today

The Big Issues in Irish Law Today This introductory law course will explain the fundamental principles of the Irish legal system. It does not presume any prior knowledge of this topic. Law is interesting because it attempts to account for the diverse range of human activity and the many ways in which peoples’ actions affect…

Ukelele (Beginners)

10 Weeks of Ukulele Tuition for Beginners Are you interested in learning to play the Ukulele? You need to look no further than Marino College, Fairview.  This is your chance to learn the skills and play this fun instrument as we  are running this special 10 week course in Ukulele for complete beginners. This is a fun…

Ukulele - Improvers

Ukulele – Improvers 10 Weeks of Ukulele Tuition for Improves  Are you interested in developing your  Ukulele skills? You need to look no further than Marino College, Fairview. This is your chance to further develop your  skills and play this fun instrument. Marino College are running this special 10 week course in Ukulele for complete beginners…

Web Design (QQI Level 6)

  Web Design (Authoring) QQI Level 6Course Duration: 1  year September 2019 to May 2020 Wednesday 6.30 – 8.30 p.m.in Connolly House, North Strand, Dublin 1 2 terms – 23 weeks in total Course Fee: €350 per year (This includes assessment registration with QQI) Proposed Start Date: Wednesday, 18th September, 2019 Course Content: Level 6…

Yoga with Trish - Hatha Level 1-2

Introduction to Hatha Yoga with tutor Trish Staines The course covers:  Postures.  Breathing  Relaxation. While the college provides basic Yoga mats, students are encouraged to bring along their own.

Yoga-lates - with Trish ( a mix of Yoga and Pilates)

A mix of Yoga and Pilates with Trish Staines    Yogalates combines the best of two exercise regimes – Yoga and Pilates.  It is an invigorating class that works the whole body.  Yogalates classes take the strength and flexibility exercises of a Yoga class and combines them with core strengthening along with…

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