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CAO Update

2020-09-04T13:01:01+01:00September 4th, 2020|News|

CAO First Round Offers will issue on Friday 11th September so some of you will receive offers who may not have received an offer in Round Zero or who are perhaps hoping for a higher preference offer.
Ensure your ppsn is entered and correct, please note ppsn not student ID number. Also there is still time to enter your old Leaving Cert Examination Number if you have not already entered it, to make these changes contact CAO from the contact section within your CAO account immediately. All information in regard to dates and offers is on the homepage of – offer rounds and reply dates.

Please note there is an Available Places facility (Opens on September 14th at 12 noon ), these are courses which are either new to HEI’s or places which remain unfilled. If an applicant has a current CAO application they may apply online without payment of a further fee. Those who have not already applied to CAO may make an application to CAO for an available place at a cost of €45. Please note there are courses currently listed , some of which are fee paying and not covered by SUSI, it is important to check by contacting the HEI. Institutes of Technology courses are covered for fees if eligible for a grant from SUSI.

Entry Requirements continue to apply for Available Places. Please read all information About Available Places on the CAO website and watch the short video presentation available at

Best wishes to all

August Interviews

2020-08-26T13:43:13+01:00August 26th, 2020|News|

Carlow Institute will be open for the new term starting in September.

Apply now through our website,
Places still available on all courses.
Interviews from this Friday.
We are fully committed to providing a safe learning environment for everyone during these challenging times and look forward to seeing you very soon.
Applications @


2020-06-04T16:12:19+01:00June 4th, 2020|News|

We are currently experiencing some issues with our phone line. If you wish to contact Carlow Institute please call our mobile no 087 7014268

CAO Survey

2020-04-20T14:16:23+01:00April 20th, 2020|News|

In order for us to plan the management of assessments in the current crisis, we need to know which students have made an application through CAO. Can each student please fill out the form at the link below once? It’s just 4 quick questions which we would normally collect in class.

If you prefer to phone in a response then you can do this via the office at 087 7014268



Exams and Assessment Update

2020-03-31T16:03:49+01:00March 31st, 2020|News|

Dear Student

Firstly we are thinking of you and your families during these difficult times and hope that you are well and safe.

Please continue to engage with your teachers via MOODLE and email and stay in contact with your teachers on a regular basis.

Exams and Assessment Update:
As soon as we are aware of agreed national arrangements with regards to examinations and assessment approaches for your courses we will let you know and we will give you all the information you will need. In the meantime stay engaged with work assigned to you by your teachers and stay safe.

Please check your emails and MOODLE regularly for updates.

We will be in contact again in due course.

Kind Regards

Markita Mulvey

Work Placement

2020-03-13T17:36:09+00:00March 13th, 2020|News|

Dear Employer

Thank you for your continued support of our students. In line with DES Guidelines ( Carlow Institute is closed to learners until March 29th and subsequently we are not expecting our students to attend work placement.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this but these are exceptional circumstances.

Again we thank you for your continued support.

Open Day Update

2020-03-13T11:36:48+00:00March 12th, 2020|News|

Following the announcement by An Taoiseach Leo Varadker TD, Carlow Institute of Further Education and Training is closed from 6 pm this evening, Thursday 12 March, and will remain closed until the 29th of March to support the efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19.
The Open day scheduled for tomorrow the 13th of March 2020, as well as all school visits and taster days etc. are postponed until further notice.
You will be notified here of any changes or developments.
In the event that you need to make contact with us please use the phone number 0877014268 or email us at
Please follow the HSE health guidelines in relation to this matter.
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