Galway Community College
Further Education

Career Guidance

Guidance Service can help you make choices about Education, Training and Career Opportunities by providing information, advise and support.

We offer:

  • Access to one-to-one and group educational guidance sessions
  • The service is FREE to Galway Community College students
  • Confidential
  • Impartial

We provide information on:

  • Higher Education
  • Further Education
  • Training
  • Apprenticeship
  • Career Opportunities

Contact: Siobhan Hawkins, Career Guidance Counsellor

Email: siobhan.hawkins@gretb.ie

GUIDANCE

Learners are supported in groups and individually by the Guidance Counsellor. Learners are encouraged to avail of information workshops throughout the year and to start researching colleges and courses early in the academic year. The various Higher Education Institutes (HEI)/colleges will hold open days and information sessions particularly for adult learners.

Useful Links:

CAO:http://www.cao.ie/index.php

CAO Handbook:http://www.cao.ie/handbook.php

2021 QQI FET/FETAC Requirements Look-up (CAO Courses only):http://www.cao.ie/index.php?page=fetac_search

Qualifax:https://www.qualifax.ie/

PLC Points Calculator:https://www.qualifax.ie/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=306

Higher Education Links Scheme:https://www.qqi.ie/Articles/Pages/HIgher-Education-Links-Scheme-(HELS).aspx

Careersportal: https://careersportal.ie/

Career Sectors: https://careersportal.ie/sectors/index.php

Finding a Job:https://careersportal.ie/work_employment/finding_jobs.php

Student Finance:https://hea.ie/funding-governance-performance/funding/student-finance/

Susi Funding: https://susi.ie/

QQI PROGRESSION PATHWAYS NUIG:https://www.nuigalway.ie/accesscentre/qqifetac/

QQI PROGRESSION PATHWAYS UL:https://www.ul.ie/academic-registry/future-students/pathways-ul/qqi-fet-awards

GMIT FURTHER EDUCATION STUDENTS: https://www.gmit.ie/apply/further-education-studentsh

Skills Summary (online resource for skills audit) personal development process https://www.skillssummary.ie/

Occupations A to Z: https://admin.iclasscms.com/Login.aspx?a=XGBUASFUNERPWTBUQYOCOHLX

Student Evaluation Tests:https://classroomguidance.ie/career-tests/

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