Further Education and Training is an ideal for entry to work, and our courses lead to professional qualifications that help secure employment. Our curriculum and qualifications are up to date and recognised by industry. Each year, Carlow Institute graduates progress to employment, or start their own business. Further Education and Training is also a pathway to Higher Education degrees. Our special Higher Education links give preferential access to many degree programmes. Click here to see the Higher Education Links section for more detail.
Our courses include work experience, employer visits and entrepreneurship workshops to help you network and prepare for employment. Work experience placements can result in job offers and your time in the work-place is a great way to build your CV, and your understanding of real-world careers. Work experience allows you develop team-working, interpersonal and communications skills
Carlow Institute of Further Education and Training offers a diverse student-centred learning experience with a supportive, vibrant atmosphere to develop your skills and talents. Our teachers are highly qualified, experienced and practical experts, and always willing to help. You will meet new people and make new connections and friends. You will study in our new state of the art buildings, with professional standard facilities to support your studies.
We are a quality organisation and we listen to our students to provide the best possible courses. Our students achieve high levels of success and progress on their chosen pathways. Student support is very important to us, and staff at the Institute will make every effort to help you achieve.