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. We are delighted to welcome students to our new, state-of-the-art facilities. This is an amazing resource, with 10,000m2 of specially designed buildings, fitted with the latest equipment. This investment is recognition by the Department of Education and Skills of the success of our students, and the commitment of our staff.
New industries and technologies are emerging, with skills shortages in many areas, and there has never been a better time to consider education, training and upskilling. You might be leaving school, in work considering a new direction, or returning to the workforce – we can help you achieve your full potential. You might be retiring and exploring a new direction in your next phase of life. Through study, projects and work experience, you can build your self-confidence and career opportunities. Your qualifications become your passport to personal and economic prosperity!
You can read about our exciting links with Higher Education on this website. Our courses can lead directly into the world of work, and to work-based learning. Whatever your journey, the staff at Carlow Institute will support you to succeed. Each year we celebrate our students’ achievement at graduation, and our graduates become successful business people, complete higher degrees and are experts in their careers. We look forward to helping you achieve your goals too.
Enjoy reading about the opportunities at Carlow Institute of Further Education and Training, and please be sure to attend our Open Day. Our course co-ordinators will be delighted to advise on your options. Wishing you every success in your education.
Board of Management
Carlow Institute of Further Education and Training is governed by a Board of Management which is a sub-committee of Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board.