The following course databases provide information on courses throughout Ireland:-
Addresses for Higher Education Institution websites can be sourced, through the following two websites:
There are other Education Providers, in conjunction with various government departments offering courses throughout Ireland:-
ETBs (Education & Training Boards) organise further education and adult education courses.
TEAGASC provides courses in horticulture, agriculture, forestry and equine studies. Courses are also offered for adult farmers in financial management, environment and options outside of mainstream farming. In terms of food courses, TEAGASC runs food processing, food safety and quality systems, food legislation, food innovation and new product development courses.
FAILTE IRELAND in conjunction with third level colleges, offer courses in cookery, tourism/ hospitality, hotel/bar/restaurant/ accommodation and front office management programmes. Other initiatives are the Trainee Management Development and National Apprenticeship programmes. Short skills development programmes (13-16 weeks) providing learners with the opportunity to gain initial skills that would be required in the hotel and catering industry e.g. National Culinary Skills, National Restaurant Skills, National Bar Skills, National Catering Assistant Course, Hotel Front Office Skills are held in Dublin, Waterford and other regions.
COILLTEhas expertise in the areas of machinery and equipment, with emphasis on the Agricultural and Forestry sectors. Coillte Training Services offers the following courses: chainsaw courses, advanced chainsaw course, pesticide application, landscaping, manual handling operator’s course, Safety Reps, abrasive wheels, basic tractor course, polepruner, brushcutter strimmer, hedgetrimmer, lawnmower, ride on lawnmower and safety awareness days. The training centre is located in Mountrath, County Laois.