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


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

Synergycareers Webinar

Sign up to free online weekly Careers Webinar at

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 Handbook

2024 QQI FET/FETAC Requirements Look-up (CAO Courses only)

Higher Education Links Scheme

QQI Progression Pathways University of Galway

QQI Progression Pathways University of Limerick

QQI Progression Pathways ATU

Apprenticeship Programmes

Study Abroad: UCAS

Study Abroad: EUNiCAS

NARIC Ireland

(academic recognition of a foreign qualification)

Careers Portal

Sign up to Careersportal:


Sign up to Qualifax:

PLC Points Calculator

Study Skills Links:


Study & Exams

Referencing Handbook

Academic Writing Handbook

Financial Support Links:

Student Finance

SUSI Funding

Social Welfare

Society of St Vincent de Paul


Career Opportunities & Job Seeking Skills Links:

Psychometric Testing Profiling for Success

Explore Career Sectors

Finding a Job

Skills Summary


Job Seeking Skills:

Curriculum Vitae Preparation

Wellpark Rd, Galway
 091 755464
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