Click here to download the full prospectus of PLC Courses available at Muine Bheag. It contains more detailed information on each course.
Healthcare Support Level 5
This course aims to develop the practical and academic skills in students wishing to pursue a career in the care of the elderly. This course is designed to give those wishing to work in the healthcare system a thorough grounding in the necessary skills. These skills are relevant and practical with each module focusing on a specific area of care.
Nursing Studies Level 5
This course is designed to prepare students for academic programmes in the nursing sector and/or employment in the health sector as a care assistant. This course is structured to provide a foundation in the theory and practice of Heallth Science for graduates who intend to enter the nursing, paramedical or community care service.
Creative Craft Level 5
This course offers students the opportunity to explore and develop skills in Art and Craft. Students undertake a series of projects which encourage creativity and proficiency. This course affords students the opportunity to explore their creativity and develop their skills through a wide variety of subjects.
Sustainable Energy Level 5
This course offers students the opportunity to enter the expanding industry of sustainable energy technology. Students will undertake a range of projects, practical and theoretical, which are at the edge of the ever advancing green technology. The future of sustainable energy remains strong, and is at the heart of research and development worldwide.
Advanced Cert in Business Admin Level 6
This is a one-year full time course aimed at introducing suitably qualified candidates to the fundamentals of business management. Students and adult learners, who have a flair for business, will find this course gives them an opportunity to build on their knowledge and experience and refine their skills so that at the end of the year they will have a set of professional management and business skills which will bring them into a career of their choice.
Computers for Beginners Level 5
This is a course in basic computer applications. The course is designed for students with little or no previous experience in the area of computers and who wish to attain a good level of competency in the skills which are so valued in the office of today.
ECDL and Receptionist Level 5
This course aims to provide students with the necessary office skills and a thorough knowledge of computer application packages used in the office. We endeavour to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a business environment or as a stepping stone to further studies in the business area.
Sports and Recreation Level 5
This course is designed for those students wishing to pursue a career in the sports/recreation /leisure industry. Muine Bheag Vocational School has a newly developed state-of-the-art, on-campus sports facility where much of the course is delivered. An element of this course is run in conjunction with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) where students gain accreditation for a number of FAI programmes.
Leisure Management Level 6
This level 6 course is designed to prepare candidates interested in seeking employment in the expanding Sports and Leisure industry or who are seeking to progress to Higher Education in the area of Sports and Recreation. It will provide students with a broad range of practical skills and increases their prospects for employment in the industry.
Childcare Including Special Needs Level 5
This course aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to pursue a career in Childcare. It also prepares students to work with young children in a variety of childcare settings. It is suitable for both school leavers and for mature students seeking a formal qualification.
Equestrian Studies Level 5
This one year course is designed for those students who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a career in the equestrian industry. It will be delivered in conjunction with a local equestrian centre – Carrigbeg Riding School.
Adult Leaving Certificate
This is a two year course for adults who wish to return to education and complete the Leaving Certificate. The Leaving Certificate is the main pathway into employment and opens doors to Higher and Further Education.