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Rathmines College of Further Education

Townhall, Rathmines,, Rathmines, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Rathmines College of Further Education runs courses, adult education and evening classes in Rathmines, Dublin 6.

The college offers courses in Business, Journalism, Office Administration, Accountancy, IT, Liberal Arts, English Language and much more. Courses at Rathmines College of Further Education are 1 or 2 year programmes and are fully certified at QQI levels 5/6 or by relevant professional bodies. The College also offers a wide range of part-time evening courses.

Rathmines College of Further Education is located in a very vibrant suburb of Dublin with plenty of accommodation available in the vicinity. It is an area characterised by young dynamic people from all over the world who are either working or studying in the area. As well as the college library and study facilities students can access the excellent Rathmines Public Library to assist them with research and study. For the students of Rathmines College of Further Education, there is always somewhere close at hand to meet friends for coffee. Rathmines is a very lively venue by night and at the weekends.

Rathmines College has a long established and admired reputation as a centre of learning. Providing courses since 1902, the college has developed an excellent reputation with employers, accrediting bodies, students past and present, parents, the local community and other education institutions.

Taking a course in Rathmines College is often just the first step for students. Internal progression from QQI Level 5 Awards to Advanced Certificates QQI Level 6 and BTEC Higher National Diplomas for example are a popular option for students and many external progression links are established and facilitated by the college. Graduates of courses can become eligible for entry to Universities and from some courses receive exemptions onto Degree programmes

Accessing the college by public transport is made easy with the Luas (Green Line) around the corner and Dublin Bus routes 14s, 15s, 18, 65 and 83. The 83 bus and 142 (direct from Portmarknock) routes bring many students from the other side of the city.

For more information about courses or adult education at Rathmines College of Further Education, view our courses below in the Nightcourses.com Course Finder.

Accounting Technician Apprenticeship

The Accounting Technician Apprenticeship is a two-year, work-based learning programme which leads to a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Accounting.

Advanced Certificate in Administration

This QQI Level 6 course is designed to allow the learner gain advanced knowledge and skills in the general area of office management and offers excellent higher education and career progression opportunities

Advanced Certificate in Business

This QQI Level 6 course covers a wide range of business subjects and will give students a very strong foundation in management, marketing, sales, finance, law and economics. The course is designed to maximise the advanced-entry options to a range of degree programmes across our partner, higher-education colleges in Dublin. Career progression opportunities also.

Advanced Certificate in Business Legal

This QQI Level 6 course is designed to enhance the skills and knowledge relating to legal practice. Students taking this advanced work based course will be prepared to take up employment as personal assistants in a legal environment

Advanced Certificate in News and Media in a Digital Age

This QQI Level 6 course reflects the advancement of digital technology and publication of news on multiple platforms and gives students the tools to report the news in a constantly evolving media environment.

Advanced Certificate in Software Development

This QQI Level 6 course aims to perfect programming skills learned at QQI Level 5 in order to attain advanced entry to Year 2 of Computer Science at TUD, NCI, IADT or Griffith College

Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business

A well established and popular professional accountancy course in Rathmines College

Bridge

Continuation (students must have learned the basics of Bridge previously)

Certificate in Accountacy, Business and Tax

This QQI Level 5 course provides learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the Business, Administration, Finance and Accountancy sectors with excellent Higher Education and Career progression opportunities

Certificate in Aviation Finance

The Aviation Finance Certificate will give students the opportunity to develop their skills in the Aviation Leasing Sector. This course will have an emphasis on aircraft and airline finance and leasing and cover complex aircraft finance by including assessment related to the industry. Excellent Higher Education and Career Progression opportunities

Certificate in Business and Finance

The Business and Finance Certificate is a well established QQI Level 5 course in Rathmines College offering modues in Business, Finance and IT with excellent higher education and career progression options

Certificate in Business and IT

The Business and IT Certificate is a well established QQI Level 5 course in Rathmines College offering modues in Business, Finance and IT with excellent higher education and career progression options

Certificate in Computer Programming / Cyber Security

This QQI Level 5 Computer Programming course gives students an excellent grounding in computer programming C++ and Java and Game Design with excellent Higher Education and Career progression routes.

Certificate in Creative Social Media Administration

This QQI Level 5 course is designed to provide the learner with a practical introduction to Content Creation in a variety of different mediums for the creation of content that can be utilised on websites, podcasts, social media platforms, vlogs etc. and as such reflects the changes in the creative media production industry

Certificate in English (ESOL) and IT for International Student

The English (ESOL) and IT course is designed for students from overseas who wish to improve their knowledge of English and acquire Business and IT Skills.

Certificate in Environmental Studies with Business

This QQI Level 5 Environment Studies and Business combines the study of sustainability and environmental issues with business fundamentals such as marketing, economics and entrepreneurship. Businesses cannot afford to ignore environmental issues that are impacting on their business models and our planet. This course will give you a strong foundation in the skills and knowledge…

Certificate in Human Resource Administration

This QQI Level 5 Human Resource Administration course gives learners the opportunity to study Business modules such as Human Resource Mangemement, as well as Applied Economics and Accounting Manual & IT Modules. Professionals working in HR need appropriate up to date knowledge combined with business skills, which is why this course placeshuman resourceat the heart…

Certificate in Legal Administration

This QQI Level 5 course not only equips the learner with the administrative and IT skills needed to work in a modern office but also the Legal Practice and Procedures module provides the learner with an overview of the Irish legal system and provides the learner with the language, skills and knowledge to work in…

Certificate in Legal Studies with Criminology

This new Rathmines College QQI Level 5 course examines the role and functions of the legal system and its relationship with crime as well as criminal justice. Excellent Higher Education progression opportunities to study law.

Certificate in Liberal Arts

The QQI Level 5 Certificate in Liberal Arts provide opportunities for school leavers to gain access to Arts, Social Science & Humanities degree programmes at University

Certificate in Literature and Cultural Studies

This QQI Level 5 course has an emphasis on literature and analysis, this course offers a unique selection of modules which have been selected to enable learners to explore the world of fiction, drama, film and to develop their own creative writing skills. Alongside this main emphasis, the course offers learners the chance to learn…

Certificate in Marketing with Digital Media

This QQI Level 5 coure provides students with the skills and knowledge required to embark on a career in Marketing, Digital Marketing or Sales. Excellent Higher Education and career progression opportunities

Certificate in Medical Administration

This QQI Level 5 course is designed to prepare students for front-line receptionist and administration duties with a particular emphasis on a Medical/Health Service environment, with strong employment opportunities in hospitals and medical organisations.

Certificate in News and Media in a Digital Age

This well established Rathmines College course teaches students the fundamental skills to be a journalist, mixing practical skills with digital skills needed to work in journalism today.

Certificate in Office Skills

This QQI Level 4 Office Admin course covers the basics of Office Skills and ensures the learner is comfortable using computers and has good IT Skills. It will allow the learners to progress on to do a variety of QQI Level 5 courses in Rathmines College or other ETBs

Certificate in Payroll and Accounts Administration

This QQI Level 5 course is designed to prepare students for a role within an Accounts Department with a particular emphasis on payroll. Students will be given training in essential skills to include spreadsheets, word processing and communications to allow graduates to progress their careers in either payroll, accounting or bookkeeping

Certificate in Pre-University Arts and Social Sciences

This QQI Level 5 course will prepare learners to study in the field of the Arts and Social Sciences at University level. Students will take modules similar to those offered in Universities in these disciplines as well as modules to improve their general academic and research skills. This course has links to all of the…

Certificate in Pre-University Law

The QQI Level 5 Pre-University Law course enables students to study Business and Criminal Law which cover some of the fundamental legal concepts in the core modules of all undergraduate law degrees. Excellent Higher Education progression opportunities to study Law

Certificate in Pre-University Marketing

The Pre-University Marketing certificate is an exciting introduction to traditional and digital marketing, along with modules in IT, PR and Entrepreneurial Skills. Excellent higher education & career progression opportunitiesopportunities

Certificate in Retail and Merchandising

This QQI Level 5 course will provide students with the fundamentals of professional retail practice. Students will learn and acquire a core set of skills to equip them for both the workplace and higher education if they choose a progression route. Essential modules for working in retail include Retail Selling and Customer Care.

Certificate in Secretarial Administration

The QQI Level 5 Secretarial course is a well established course in Rathmines College and is designed to provide students with the necessary practical and interpersonal skills to work successfully in the administration/reception areas of small to large size business entities

Certificate in Social Media and Public Relations

The QQI Level 5 course will teach students the fundamental skills in Social and Digital Media, Web Design and Entrepreneurial skills. It will be underpinned by very practical applications including Marketing and Public Relations. Students will be eligible to apply for progression through the CAO to various Higher Education Business and Marketing courses as well…

Certificate in Software Development and Data Analytics

This QQI Level 5 Software Development and Data Analytics course gives students an excellent grounding in computer programming and Data Analytics. Excellent Higher Education and career progression opportunities

Certificate in Tourism with Business

This QQI Level 5 course is designed to provide the learner with an appropriate base of relevant knowledge and the skills needed to pursue a career in the tourism industry to work at home or abroad in Hotel reception, visitor attractions, travel agencies, hotels and heritage centres.

Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification

On successful completion of Year I students may transfer to the Diploma in Accounting and Business (ACCA) Entry Level 1

Irish Conversation

an opportunity to use and improve your spoken Irish

Pre-Apprenticeship Business and Accounting

This QQI Level 5 course provides learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the Business and/or Accountingsectors. Students will study Economoics and Business Management along with IT modules.

Pre-Apprenticeship Business, Insurance and Financial Services

This QQI Level 5 course gives an excellent introduction to insurance and its association with finance and law. A student who successfully completes this QQI Level 5 course will have the necessary skills to progress to Higher Education, an insurance apprenticeship or a career in an insurance firm. Work experience an important part of this…

Pre-Apprenticeship Software Development

This Pre Apprenticeship Software Development QQI Level 5 Computer Programming course gives students an excellent grounding in computer programming C++ and Java and Game Design. The course consists of four terms with work experience an integral part of the course.

Repeat Leaving Certificate

Rathmines College has been offering an excellent Repeat Leaving Certificate course for over 40 years. This one-year repeat leaving cert offers students a wide variety of subject choices and the opportunity to achieve their full potential. The Repeat Leaving Certificate assists students in achieving access to further and higher education. Course fee just Euro 300

Accounting Technician Apprenticeship

The Accounting Technician Apprenticeship is a two-year, work-based learning programme which leads to a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Accounting.

Advanced Certificate in Administration

This QQI Level 6 course is designed to allow the learner gain advanced knowledge and skills in the general area of office management and offers excellent higher education and career progression opportunities

Advanced Certificate in Business

This QQI Level 6 course covers a wide range of business subjects and will give students a very strong foundation in management, marketing, sales, finance, law and economics. The course is designed to maximise the advanced-entry options to a range of degree programmes across our partner, higher-education colleges in Dublin. Career progression opportunities also.

Advanced Certificate in Business Legal

This QQI Level 6 course is designed to enhance the skills and knowledge relating to legal practice. Students taking this advanced work based course will be prepared to take up employment as personal assistants in a legal environment

Advanced Certificate in News and Media in a Digital Age

This QQI Level 6 course reflects the advancement of digital technology and publication of news on multiple platforms and gives students the tools to report the news in a constantly evolving media environment.

Advanced Certificate in Software Development

This QQI Level 6 course aims to perfect programming skills learned at QQI Level 5 in order to attain advanced entry to Year 2 of Computer Science at TUD, NCI, IADT or Griffith College

Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business

A well established and popular professional accountancy course in Rathmines College

Bridge

Continuation (students must have learned the basics of Bridge previously)

Certificate in Accountacy, Business and Tax

This QQI Level 5 course provides learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the Business, Administration, Finance and Accountancy sectors with excellent Higher Education and Career progression opportunities

Certificate in Aviation Finance

The Aviation Finance Certificate will give students the opportunity to develop their skills in the Aviation Leasing Sector. This course will have an emphasis on aircraft and airline finance and leasing and cover complex aircraft finance by including assessment related to the industry. Excellent Higher Education and Career Progression opportunities

Certificate in Business and Finance

The Business and Finance Certificate is a well established QQI Level 5 course in Rathmines College offering modues in Business, Finance and IT with excellent higher education and career progression options

Certificate in Business and IT

The Business and IT Certificate is a well established QQI Level 5 course in Rathmines College offering modues in Business, Finance and IT with excellent higher education and career progression options

Certificate in Computer Programming / Cyber Security

This QQI Level 5 Computer Programming course gives students an excellent grounding in computer programming C++ and Java and Game Design with excellent Higher Education and Career progression routes.

Certificate in Creative Social Media Administration

This QQI Level 5 course is designed to provide the learner with a practical introduction to Content Creation in a variety of different mediums for the creation of content that can be utilised on websites, podcasts, social media platforms, vlogs etc. and as such reflects the changes in the creative media production industry

Certificate in English (ESOL) and IT for International Student

The English (ESOL) and IT course is designed for students from overseas who wish to improve their knowledge of English and acquire Business and IT Skills.

Certificate in Environmental Studies with Business

This QQI Level 5 Environment Studies and Business combines the study of sustainability and environmental issues with business fundamentals such as marketing, economics and entrepreneurship. Businesses cannot afford to ignore environmental issues that are impacting on their business models and our planet. This course will give you a strong foundation in the skills and knowledge…

Certificate in Human Resource Administration

This QQI Level 5 Human Resource Administration course gives learners the opportunity to study Business modules such as Human Resource Mangemement, as well as Applied Economics and Accounting Manual & IT Modules. Professionals working in HR need appropriate up to date knowledge combined with business skills, which is why this course placeshuman resourceat the heart…

Certificate in Legal Administration

This QQI Level 5 course not only equips the learner with the administrative and IT skills needed to work in a modern office but also the Legal Practice and Procedures module provides the learner with an overview of the Irish legal system and provides the learner with the language, skills and knowledge to work in…

Certificate in Legal Studies with Criminology

This new Rathmines College QQI Level 5 course examines the role and functions of the legal system and its relationship with crime as well as criminal justice. Excellent Higher Education progression opportunities to study law.

Certificate in Liberal Arts

The QQI Level 5 Certificate in Liberal Arts provide opportunities for school leavers to gain access to Arts, Social Science & Humanities degree programmes at University

Certificate in Literature and Cultural Studies

This QQI Level 5 course has an emphasis on literature and analysis, this course offers a unique selection of modules which have been selected to enable learners to explore the world of fiction, drama, film and to develop their own creative writing skills. Alongside this main emphasis, the course offers learners the chance to learn…

Certificate in Marketing with Digital Media

This QQI Level 5 coure provides students with the skills and knowledge required to embark on a career in Marketing, Digital Marketing or Sales. Excellent Higher Education and career progression opportunities

Certificate in Medical Administration

This QQI Level 5 course is designed to prepare students for front-line receptionist and administration duties with a particular emphasis on a Medical/Health Service environment, with strong employment opportunities in hospitals and medical organisations.

Certificate in News and Media in a Digital Age

This well established Rathmines College course teaches students the fundamental skills to be a journalist, mixing practical skills with digital skills needed to work in journalism today.

Certificate in Office Skills

This QQI Level 4 Office Admin course covers the basics of Office Skills and ensures the learner is comfortable using computers and has good IT Skills. It will allow the learners to progress on to do a variety of QQI Level 5 courses in Rathmines College or other ETBs

Certificate in Payroll and Accounts Administration

This QQI Level 5 course is designed to prepare students for a role within an Accounts Department with a particular emphasis on payroll. Students will be given training in essential skills to include spreadsheets, word processing and communications to allow graduates to progress their careers in either payroll, accounting or bookkeeping

Certificate in Pre-University Arts and Social Sciences

This QQI Level 5 course will prepare learners to study in the field of the Arts and Social Sciences at University level. Students will take modules similar to those offered in Universities in these disciplines as well as modules to improve their general academic and research skills. This course has links to all of the…

Certificate in Pre-University Law

The QQI Level 5 Pre-University Law course enables students to study Business and Criminal Law which cover some of the fundamental legal concepts in the core modules of all undergraduate law degrees. Excellent Higher Education progression opportunities to study Law

Certificate in Pre-University Marketing

The Pre-University Marketing certificate is an exciting introduction to traditional and digital marketing, along with modules in IT, PR and Entrepreneurial Skills. Excellent higher education & career progression opportunitiesopportunities

Certificate in Retail and Merchandising

This QQI Level 5 course will provide students with the fundamentals of professional retail practice. Students will learn and acquire a core set of skills to equip them for both the workplace and higher education if they choose a progression route. Essential modules for working in retail include Retail Selling and Customer Care.

Certificate in Secretarial Administration

The QQI Level 5 Secretarial course is a well established course in Rathmines College and is designed to provide students with the necessary practical and interpersonal skills to work successfully in the administration/reception areas of small to large size business entities

Certificate in Social Media and Public Relations

The QQI Level 5 course will teach students the fundamental skills in Social and Digital Media, Web Design and Entrepreneurial skills. It will be underpinned by very practical applications including Marketing and Public Relations. Students will be eligible to apply for progression through the CAO to various Higher Education Business and Marketing courses as well…

Certificate in Software Development and Data Analytics

This QQI Level 5 Software Development and Data Analytics course gives students an excellent grounding in computer programming and Data Analytics. Excellent Higher Education and career progression opportunities

Certificate in Tourism with Business

This QQI Level 5 course is designed to provide the learner with an appropriate base of relevant knowledge and the skills needed to pursue a career in the tourism industry to work at home or abroad in Hotel reception, visitor attractions, travel agencies, hotels and heritage centres.

Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification

On successful completion of Year I students may transfer to the Diploma in Accounting and Business (ACCA) Entry Level 1

Irish Conversation

an opportunity to use and improve your spoken Irish

Pre-Apprenticeship Business and Accounting

This QQI Level 5 course provides learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the Business and/or Accountingsectors. Students will study Economoics and Business Management along with IT modules.

Pre-Apprenticeship Business, Insurance and Financial Services

This QQI Level 5 course gives an excellent introduction to insurance and its association with finance and law. A student who successfully completes this QQI Level 5 course will have the necessary skills to progress to Higher Education, an insurance apprenticeship or a career in an insurance firm. Work experience an important part of this…

Pre-Apprenticeship Software Development

This Pre Apprenticeship Software Development QQI Level 5 Computer Programming course gives students an excellent grounding in computer programming C++ and Java and Game Design. The course consists of four terms with work experience an integral part of the course.

Repeat Leaving Certificate

Rathmines College has been offering an excellent Repeat Leaving Certificate course for over 40 years. This one-year repeat leaving cert offers students a wide variety of subject choices and the opportunity to achieve their full potential. The Repeat Leaving Certificate assists students in achieving access to further and higher education. Course fee just Euro 300

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Rathmines College of Further Education
Townhall, Rathmines,
Rathmines, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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