It’s all systems go at O’Fiaich Institute in Dundalk, Co Louth.
Night classes commence during the week starting Monday, 21 September, and include QQI certification.
Popular night classes include QQI Level 5 and Level 6 in Business Studies, Early Childhood Care and Education, Healthcare Support, as well as Level 6 in Healthcare Services Supervisory Management. The college also offers the QQI Level 6 Training & Development Special Purpose Award.
Professionally certified courses include Basic Food Hygiene, People Moving and Handling, and Safeguarding Vulnerable People.
Also on offer are safety training courses in Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, Power Pallet Truck Training, Forklift Training (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council Certified), First Aid Training, Basic Life Support, and Hiab Training.
A wide variety of hobby courses is on offer, as well as interesting IT options.
As with other further education providers, the college has had to take the current pandemic into consideration. It has reshaped timetables and reviewed its systems to ensure the safe return of both staff and students – all in line with the recently issued Government guidelines for further and higher education.
Online in summer
Indeed, during the summer, night class tutors devised online classes which ran in June. These included Beginners Spanish Conversation Practice, Beginners MakeUp, Covid-19 Return to Work, Creative Writing, Yoga, Calligraphy, Growing Organically at Home, Mindfulness, Self-Care during Covid-19, and Creating Textile Gifts at Home for Self and Others.
You’ll find information about the night classes offered by O’Fiaich College on Facebook or the Internet.