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

Careers Workshops

Study Skills, Psychometric Testing, Work Experience, Higher Education (CAO Application), Study Abroad (UCAS & EUNiCAS), SUSI Grant, Scholarships & Job Seeking Skills. Learners are encouraged to avail of information workshops throughout the year and to start researching colleges and courses early in the academic year.

One to One Guidance

Email Siobhan Hawkins for an appointment at

siobhan.hawkins@gretb.ie

Synergycareers Webinar

Sign up to free online weekly Careers Webinar at

www.synergycareers.ie.

Career Events

Guest Speakers from the various Higher Education Institutes (HEI)/colleges, Apprenticeship Programmes are organised to provide information sessions for the Learners throughout the year.

Higher Education and Further Education Links:

CAO

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

CAO Handbook

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

2022 QQI FET/FETAC Requirements Look-up (CAO Courses only)

http://www.cao.ie/index.php?page=fetac_search

Higher Education Links Scheme

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

QQI Progression Pathways NUIG

https://www.nuigalway.ie/accesscentre/qqifetac/

QQI Progression Pathways University of Limerick

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

ATU Further Education

https://www.gmit.ie/study/apply-to-gmit/irisheu-students/further-education-student

Apprenticeship Programmes

https://apprenticeship.ie/

Study Abroad: UCAS

https://www.ucas.com/

Study Abroad: EUNiCAS

https://www.eunicas.ie/

NARIC Ireland

(academic recognition of a foreign qualification)

https://qsearch.qqi.ie/WebPart/Search?searchtype=recognitions

Careers Portal

Sign up to Careersportal: https://careersportal.ie/

Qualifax

Sign up to Qualifax: https://www.qualifax.ie/

PLC Points Calculator

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

Study Skills Links:

Careersportal

https://careersportal.ie/studyskills?parent=22&ed_sub_cat_id=174&menu_parent_id=

https://careersportal.ie/studyskills/index_more.php?parent=27&ed_sub_cat_id=101

Study & Exams

https://spunout.ie/category/education/study-exams

Referencing Handbook

https://www.fess.ie/

Academic Writing Handbook

https://www.fess.ie/

Financial Support Links:

Student Finance

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

SUSI Funding

https://susi.ie/

Social Welfare

Society of St Vincent de Paul

https://www.svp.ie/what-we-do/education-grants.aspx

Scholarships

https://careersportal.ie/scholarships/index.php

Career Opportunities & Job Seeking Skills Links:

Psychometric Testing Profiling for Success

https://portal.teamfocus.co.uk/client/gretb

Explore Career Sectors

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

Finding a Job

https://careersportal.ie/work_employment/finding_jobs.php

Skills Summary

https://www.skillssummary.ie/

Synergycareers

https://www.synergycareers.ie/

Job Seeking Skills:

Curriculum Vitae Preparation

https://www.jobs.ie/job-talk/how-to-write-a-cv/

https://www.nuigalway.ie/career-development-centre/servicesforstudents/job/cv/

Feb 06
2023
Bank Holiday - College Closed
Feb 13
2023
Mid Term Break
Mar 17
2023
College Closed
Apr 03
2023
Easter Holidays
Wellpark Rd, Galway
 091 755464
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