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Killester College of Further Education

Re Opening for September 2020



Killester College is very much looking forward to the start of the new academic year. We are still accepting applications online for the remaining places on our exciting range of courses.

Due to Covid-19 we have had to make some changes for the coming year. The health and safety of our learners is paramount and the College has been busy preparing for our reopening in line with public health guidelines. Consequently, all courses will offer a blend of face-to-face and online learning.

In preparation for online learning, inductions for all courses will include a detailed ICT element to introduce our Office 365 and Moodle learning systems. Induction for all courses will be a blend of face to face and online.

Some dates for your diary:

Course Registration: Course registration will be completed online, including online payments of course fees via the link on our website. Registration will commence on Monday September 14th

Pre-Course Induction: This will take place during the weeks starting 14th and 21st September. Students will be advised of the time for their induction after registration via email.

Classes Commence: Monday September 28th

Night Classes: Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, Night Classes will not take place until January 2021, subject to the prevailing public health advice.

Have a look at the new courses for 2020 below. Or download a PDF with details.

Pre-Emergency Services Studies

QQI Level 5 Award in Community Health Services.
See Course page HERE.
Or download PDF HERE.

Pre-Uni Environmental & Biodiversity Studies

QQI Level 5 Award in Applied Ecology.
See Course page HERE.
Or download PDF HERE.

Montessori Teaching

After Year 1 QQI Level 5 Award in Early Childhood Care and Education
See Course page HERE.

Inspirational PLC Success Stories

Further Education options are a wonderful part of Irelands’ educational landscape. PLC courses are one such option in the Further Education and Training Sector (FET). There are a huge variety of PLC courses which offer independent qualifications and can be very attractive to those who are not yet ready to commit to a four-year course.

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