In these challenging times, it is good to have some certainty. Carlow Institute is enrolling for our Autumn term, and now is the time to apply.

Our full range of courses is on offer, and we’d like to reassure you that Carlow Institute is here to support you.

It is good to have plan, so consider a one-year PLC course with us – our programmes will help you progress to Higher Education and to work.

Many of our students already come to us before progressing onto Higher Education, and really appreciate the time and space this gives – maybe this would work for you too!

Now is the time to apply, and we are about to start processing interviews and offers by phone. Click on the APPLY NOW link on any of course information pages

If you would like advice on course options, or have any questions, please just ask by phone on 059 91 34230, email cife.info@kilkennycarlowetb.ie, or click here for our contact form.

We hope you all stay safe and well during this COVID 19 emergency.

The Carlow Institute Team

The Carlow Institute Team

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Welcome to our website – Carlow Institute of Further Education and Training has a very successful tradition providing Further Education and Training courses. Whether you intend to develop new interests or plan your career, the opportunities at Carlow Institute will shape your future.

Eight Great Reasons to Study at CIFET
1 - Great Range of Courses - The largest range of courses in the region, and great value for money too.
3 - A Student-centred Institute - We believe that every student matters and provide a caring, inclusive environment
5 - Great Links with Employers - We work with hundreds of employers every year
7 - Outstanding Facilities - You will learn using the resources of our new state-of-the art institute.
2 - Experienced, Talented Staff - Our highly motivated teaching team combine qualifications, industry experience and passion for their subjects
4 - Great Results - Students achieve internationally recognised qualifications
6 - Progression Opportunities - Progress with us, to employment, or to Higher Education via our amazing links-scheme
8 - Great Social Opportunities - You’ll be able to join events, make new friends and much more
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CARLOW INSTITUTE of Further Education and Training

Kilkenny Road, Carlow

Phone: 059 913 4230
Email: CIFET.Info@KilkennyCarlowETB.ie
Web: www.CarlowIFET.ie