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Welcome Message from Principal James Hardiman


As College Principal, it is my pleasure to welcome you to North Connaught College of Further Education’s website.

Can I take this opportunity to congratulate and say “well done” to our 2021-2022 graduates. With your hard work and dedication and the support of your teachers, you completed your studies. Can I wish you and yours a happy summer and success in whatever path you choose. We will be delighted to welcome some of you back in late August as you continue your studies with us.

I invite you to explore our website, which provides a guide to our full-time, part-time and evening courses, and will assist you in making an informed decision about your future. Each of our courses includes course description, entry requirements, course content, education progression and career opportunities.

The College provides the highest quality education and training to the people of Tubbercurry, Sligo and surrounding counties. All our courses are certified by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), iTEC, CIBTAC and CIDESCO and all successful graduates will receive national and international certification awards. Our discipline areas include Business & Administration, Tourism, Community & Social Development, Beauty Therapy, Early Childhood Care & Education, Health & Nursing, Equine, Security and Warehousing.

The College will always take our guidance from Government and HSE recommendations. We have compiled a COVID-19 link on the College website which includes our COVID-19 Response Plan. Reading this document will allow you to fully understand the care we are taking in ensuring our students are as safe as possible during the Covid-19 pandemic. We will update this document as necessary, responding to the situation as it changes. Together with this plan we have included the most up-to-date information and best advice and useful videos.

Hopefully, the website will motivate you to visit the College or just give us a call. You will receive a warm welcome, be provided with an opportunity to meet and communicate with staff and discuss your options. Our College Community is renowned for its caring and supportive atmosphere.

Best regards,

James Hardiman

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Full Time Course Overview

Below are a number of short videos outlining what you will expect when you enrole on one of our courses at North Connaught College.

Administration & IT for Business

Early Learning & Care

Equine Studies

Health Service Skills

Health Services Supervisory Management Skills

Leadership In Community, Social & Youth Work

Nursing Studies

Pre-Garda & Security Studies

Security Operations Management

 

Tourism & Ecotourism

Meet Our Students

North Connaught College offers courses from Beauty Therapy to Healthcare to Business and Warehousing/Security. But its main focus is the ‘student’ voice. It is about their journey. Where they are coming from. Why they decided to return to education. Why they choose North Connaught College. And where they hope to go after completing their studies with us. It also highlights the qualities and supports of the College and also the diverse range of learners, which we welcome.

Please get in touch if you would like to find out more. >>

Latest News & Events

2021-2022 Graduation

Our 2021-2022 graduation ceremony was held in An Chroí at the end of May, please view the gallery of images below from the ceremony.

Virtual Open Event

Sligo Adult Educational Guidance Service

15th -17th June

A range of full time courses (level 5 & 6)

  • Beauty Therapy
  • Business & Administration
  • Early Learning & Care (Stage 1 & 2)
  • Health & Nursing
  • Leadership 7 Community Development
  • Security Studies
  • Warehousing & Distribution
  • Equine & Horsemanship
  • Health Service Supervisory Management

View details of all our courses, by clicking on the menu items above.
NCC also provides a range of learner support services including – Academic Support, Financial Support and Guidance & Personal Support.

Diploma in Laser & IPL Treatments

Sligo Adult Educational Guidance Service

Become a qualified laser technician and bridge the gap from beauty to aesthetics

  • Part time
  • One day a week
  • September to May

Please note: Applicants must hold the beauty specialist diploma

For more information and to secure your place give us a call on 071 9185035 or drop in to North Connaught College today.

Graduate Programme

We are delighted to announce our partnership with The Ice House, Ballina to bring you an exciting new graduate programme.

During your training with us you will get the opportunity to complete work experience with the newly renovate Chill Spa, receive training in their spa brands @voyabeauty and @yonka_ireland and complete additional spa and wellness courses.

Once you complete your education and achieve your certificates, candidates will be offered amazing job opportunities!

Not only will you get to work in an award-winning spa and receive exceptional training but the Ice House also offer you an incentive of up to €2000 back for your dedication, loyalty and commitment to their brand!

For more information and to secure your place give us a call on 071 9185035 or drop in to North Connaught College today.

Agreed Report – Board of Management Meetings

17th June 2022

  • Congratulations were extended to students at NCC who recently graduated. The event was hosted in An Chroi, Tubbercurry and was a great success.
  • IV and EA took place in the College in May and June. Very positive reports and to acknowledge the hard work carried out by the teachers.
  • The College is hosting a ‘virtual’ event on the 15th – 17th June.
  • The Board will conider a mixture of online and onsite meetings for the next College academic year.
  • Update on finances for 2021 was presented and positive report.
  • Review of courses and numbers was carried out and an update on current applications given.

4th May 2022

  • The College is now accepting applications for a range of courses commencing in September.
  • The College will adopt the MSLETB Course Fees and Refund policy. This policy replaces the existing Policy.
  • The Board would like to congratulate all learners who participated in an ERASMUS+ fully funded European work placement in Barcelona in April.
  • The College will launch a virtual open event (via the website) in June.
  • An external audit of the Health & Safety systems and policies was recently conducted at the College.
  • members of the Board participated in training – Ethos and Characteristic Spirit.
  • The Board would like to extend their good wishes to learners participating in exams over the coming weeks.

Your Journey Starts Here…

 Tubbercurrry, Co. Sligo

071-9185035