How to Apply

Applications and Closing Dates

It takes just five easy steps to become a student at Carlow Institute of Further Education and Training:

Online: Complete your application online at

You will need to pay your application fee online
The application fee is nonrefundable, and applications cannot be processed if the payment isn’t made

The number of places available on each course is limited, and waiting lists may apply for our most popular courses. All courses are subject to minimum enrolment, and in the event that a course is not available, applicants will be advised of alternative choices on offer. The programme content shown in this prospectus is indicative, and is subject to change according to Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.

Offers of a place on a course are conditional, which may include grade outcomes in pending examinations, and are subject to general suitability for the course as determined at the interview.

Only registered students are entitled to attend classes and other activities at the Institute, and registration is only complete once all registration fees have been paid. Fees are nonrefundable.

Interview & Closing Date for Applications

The closing date for first round applications to courses with early interviews is 19th April 2019. Interviews will be held in May 2019

The closing date for general applications is 21st August 2019. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 26th August 2019.

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