Increased Demand for Places at Kerry College

Jana Foley, a hairdressing student at Kerry College, is one of the many students pursuing and realising their career dreams.

Kerry College of Further Education and Training (Kerry College) has welcomed students back on-campus this week – at their four locations in Tralee and Listowel.

Demand has increased in many areas this year with many courses now full.

Most Popular Courses this Year

Popular course areas this year include: Social Studies, Childcare, Education, Business, Engineering, Law, Media and Journalism, Sport, Healthcare & Nursing.

Due to COVID-19, the college of further education and training is focusing on smaller, socially distanced class sizes with a commitment to controlled in-class and on-campus interactions.

Late Application Process Still Open

All courses for third level progression have started this week. Many courses are full but the late application process remains open.

Recruitment for employment-focused courses is ongoing. Some programmes are already up and running and many more will start in the coming months.

Over 100 Full Time Courses

Kerry College offers over 100 full time courses across its campus locations in Tralee at Monavalley, Clash Road and Denny Street and at Kerry College, Listowel Campus.

There are no tuition fees for full-time Kerry College courses and applicants may apply for a range of funding including: SUSI grant, Learner Payment (Training Allowance) or Back to Education Allowance.

Still Time to Apply

Kerry College Admissions Officer John Herlihy is saying there is still time to apply:

“We know that many school leavers are still waiting on CAO offers and making their minds up on what to do this academic year,” said Mr. Herlihy.

“We’re taking late applications for now but this process will close shortly. Many of our courses are fully booked but we will always try help applicants where we can,” he assured late applicants.

For Further Information….

For queries, contact Celine, Meaghan or Gillian on 066 71 4 96 96.

You can browse and sign up for all courses online with a click here:

You can contact The Maine Valley Post on…Anyone in The Maine Valley Post catchment area who would like to send us news and captioned photographs for inclusion can send them to:

Queries about advertising and any other matters regarding The Maine Valley Post can also be sent to that address or just ring: 087 23 59 467.