Academic English in Dublin: Foundation courses in Ireland for international students, university preparation for graduate & undergraduate studies in UK / Irish universities. IELTS exam preparation for university / college admissions.
Dublin International Foundation College (DIFC): Conveniently located on the South Circular Road in Dublin, just a 15 minute walk from the city centre, Dublin International Foundation College (DIFC) offers university preparation undergraduate and graduate foundation courses as a pathway to top universities in Ireland and the UK. In total, there are currently 5,000 students on campus, studying on a full & part-time basis. Our complete package includes English courses, assistance with study visas, secure on-campus accommodation - and a guaranteed place at an Irish or UK university, upon successful completion of the NCUK foundation course.
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Since 1999, we have placed more than 800 international students in our partner universities in Ireland and the UK. DIFC has been appointed by the university consortium NCUK as their exclusive delivery centre in Ireland for NCUK foundation courses.
University Preparation & Foundation Courses (University Pathways):
- NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY): Prepares international students for university entrance at undergraduate level.
- NCUK Graduate Diploma: Foundation course prepares students for university entrance at postgraduate level.
- IFY - Science / Health Studies (Medical Route)
- Academic / Pre-Foundation English: General English courses designed to prepare you for our NCUK foundation courses, as well as IELTS & ETAPP exam preparation
During our foundation courses, students participate in the NCUK/DIFC university placement system. Upon successful graduation, there is guaranteed placement into NCUK partner universities in Ireland and the UK.
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The College of Naturopathic Medicine is one of Ireland’s largest, most highly-respected and well-known natural medicine training providers, with colleges in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick. Our Naturopathy Foundation Courses (Biomedicine, Naturopathy Study, and Naturopathic Practical) form the basis of our training and provide CNM students with a firm grasp of Naturopathic principles and therapies, before proceeding to specialisation in Homeopathy, Acupuncture, and/or Herbal Medicine. For those studying Naturopathic Nutrition, Naturopathy Study and Naturopathic Practical are optional courses. We offer full-time and part-time study options. The CNM is dedicated to training successful and qualified practitioners, with courses fully recognised and accredited by the relevant regulating bodies.
Classic Beauty Training Academy is a state-of-the-art purpose-built facility, set in beautifully idyllic settings, just 5 minutes outside of Clonmel town in Co.Tipperary.
Internationally accredited by I.T.E.C. (International Therapy Examination Board) & C.I.B.T.A.C (Confederation of International Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology), Classic Beauty Training Academy offers students the option to study Beauty Therapy on a full-time or part-time basis and we also offer short certificate courses. Our teachers are fully experienced and hold recognised teaching qualifications.
Studying with us is enjoyable, rewarding, challenging and fun. Our students will learn all the skills that they need to function as a highly skilled Beauty Therapist in the professional world. Early booking is recommended as places are limited at 20 students. Practical experience is available at our Beauty Salon in Clonmel town centre.
Coogan Bergin Clinic & College of Beauty Therapy is Dublin’s premier centre of excellence in all things ‘Beauty’, located on Wicklow Street, just off Grafton Street in Dublin City centre. The college provides both full-time & part-time beauty therapy diploma courses and postgraduate courses. Internationally accredited by both CIBTAC & CIDESCO the world’s leading examination body, we have a record of outstanding success with a 98% pass rate in all disciplines over the past 28 years.
Due to our famed reputation in the area of teaching, our graduates are in huge demand – even in the most challenging of times. Since opening in 1982, Coogan Bergin has trained therapists to the highest standards with the very top international accreditation
We underwent major renovations and re-launched for the 2010 school year. We are, without doubt, the most state of the art College of Beauty Therapy in Ireland. With our cutting edge facilities, we ensure that our students have the most up-to-date equipment, in beautiful surroundings.
This, combined with our famed reputation in the area of teaching will ensure that your training experience is memorable and of the highest international standard.
The Waverley Academy, with schools on the Old Naas Road in Dublin 12; in Santry in Dublin 9 and in Bandon, Co. Cork, is an international accredited training academy that delivers a wide range of Beauty and Massage related courses and services for those at the start of their career right up to business owners.
The Academy is a family run business with customer care at the core of it’s ethos. It was established more than 13 years ago and has progressed to Ireland’s leading Beauty and Massage Academy providing life changing opportunities for many of it’s graduates. We are the first company in the industry to supply multimedia learning aids for students which include DVD's, CD's and audio aids. The Waverley Academy is now Synonymous with quality training with pass rates averaging between 95% to 100% across all departments.
Griffith College Dublin was established in 1974 and is now the largest independent college in Ireland, with a student population of over 5,000, including approximately 700 international students. It is based on a seven-acre campus in Dublin city centre. It is ranked the #1 Journalism and Accountancy College in Ireland. New developments in 2003 include the GCD Graduate Business School for postgraduate business programmes to MBA level, and the Griffith English Language Institute for year-round English language programmes. With comprehensive courses, recreational and sporting facilities, cutting-edge computer technology, luxury on-campus accommodation and regular social events, Griffith College Dublin is the ideal choice for international students. Indeed at present there are students from 56 different countries studying at the college.
- BA in Accounting and Finance
- BA in Business Studies
- BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management
- BA (Hons) in Journalism and Visual Media
- BA (Ord) in Interior Design
- BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture
- BA Fashion Design
- BSc (Hons) in Computing Science
- BA Legal Studies
- LLB (Hons) in Irish Law
- BA in Business and Law
Phoenix Safety, based in Dublin and Cork, is one of Ireland's leading Health & Safety training and consultancy companies. We provide a wide range of health, safety, and environmental training and consultancy services across a broad range of industries and sectors. Started in Cork by our Technical Director Mr Paul Tierney in 1999 we have grown continuously year on year since then and now operate throughout Ireland from our offices in Dublin and Cork. Phoenix Safety’s original and innovative approach to training continues to set the benchmark for other companies to follow.
Phoenix Safety is registered with FETAC (Further Education and Training Awards Council) to offer programmes leading to FETAC awards in the National Framework of Qualifications. We are accredited by FAS (Irelands national training and employment authority) and our forklift training is approved by RTITB (the largest lift truck training accrediting body in the UK and Ireland). Phoenix Safety are also members of NISO (National Irish Safety Organisation).