Further Education Progression Pathways

IT Carlow’s Further Education Progression Pathways ensure greater access to Higher Education for students who successfully complete a FETAC/QQI course in a partner College of Further Education and who satisfy the certain entry criteria.

Further Education providers who wish to discuss a Progression Agreement with IT Carlow are invited to contact Patricia Rochford, FET Liaison Officer on t: 059 9175080 or email fet@itcarlow.ie

Benefits of Further Education Progression Pathways

  • Offers are made in in advance of CAO Round 1, normally early August in the year of entry
  • An additional route to Higher Education
  • IT Carlow Progression Workshop offers students a valuable insight into higher education

Colleges of Further Education with Progression Pathways

Bray Institute of Further Education
Bunclody Vocational College
Carlow Institute of Further Education
Laois & Offaly Education and Training Board Including:

  • Portlaoise College
  • St Fergal’s College, Rathdowney
  • Coláiste Chluain na Sli – Clonaslee College
  • Banagher College – Coláiste na Sionna
  • Tullamore College
  • Oaklands Community College, Edenderry
  • Coláiste Naomh Cormac, Kilcormac
  • Ard Scoil Chiaráin Naofa, Clara
  • Tullamore Further Education Centre
  • Portarlington Further Education Centre
  • Abbeyleix Further Education Centre
  • Mountmellick Further Education Centre
  • Birr College of Further Education
  • St Rynagh’s College of Further Educatoin
  • Edenderry Further Education Centre
  • Coláiste Mhuire, Co Kilkenny
  • Bridgetown College, Co Kilkenny
  • Coláiste Phobal Ros Cre, Co Tipperary

Moate Business College
Ormonde College of Further Education
Ramsgrange Community School
St Conleth’s Community College
Stillorgan College of Further Education
Tullow Community School
Waterford College of Further Education
Wexford Vocational School
Coláiste an Átha, Wexford
Muine Bheag Vocational School, Co Carlow
St Farnan's Post Primary Schook, Co Kildare
Enniscorthy Vocational College of Further Education, Co Wexford
Further Education & Training Centres: Blessington, Baltinglass & Dunlavin
Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

IT Carlow FET Pathways - Linked Programmes

To view the linked programmes click here »

Application Procedure

Year 1 Entry
  • Applicants must apply for entry via the CAO by 1st February in the year of entry
  • Attend the IT Carlow workshop
  • Candidates must successfully complete the full designated FETAC Award and must meet the minimum entry requirement for their chosen IT Carlow programme
Year 2 Entry
  • Candidates must apply through IT Carlow Advanced Entry process by 1st May in the year of entry
  • Candidates must successfully complete the full designated FETAC Award and must meet the minimum entry requirement for their chosen IT Carlow programme

Eligibility for consideration under Further Education Progression Pathways

  • Students of partner College of Further Education who meet the specific criteria

Progression Workshop 2017

IT Carlow’s Progression workshop(s) in Carlow and Wexford will involve student participation in generic skills training appropriate to entry to higher education as well as discipline-specific input.  Attendance at this workshop is mandatory. Dates for upcoming workshops will be announced mid October.

Workshop Schedule

Student Profiles

View student profiles of IT Carlow students who studied at Institute after applying through the Further Education Progression Pathway.

Support Services
 

IT Carlow Campus Tours

If you are unable to attend IT Carlow’s Open Day, a Campus Tour provides a great opportunity to see the Institute, and help you get a feel for campus life.  You will get to view our state-of-the art buildings and facilities and newly built Haughton Teaching and Learning Facility.

To avail of any of the above services please contact Patricia Rochford, Further Education Training Liaison Officer directly on t: 059 9175080 or e: fet@itcarlow.ie

Information Session - Institute Visits

If you would like to avail of a talk, please contact Patricia Rochford, Further Education Training Liaison Officer directly ensuring you include the following information:

  • Preferred Days and Times of Visit
  • Name and Address of School
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Contact email address
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Publications

IT Carlow’s publications including the Institute prospectus and other literature is distributed to all schools and learning centres nationwide.

Open Days

The Institute holds an annual Open Day which can be a great opportunity for students and education providers to see our wide range of facilities and speak to staff and students about courses and college life.