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Cavan Institute

Cathedral Road, Drumalee, Cavan Town, Cavan, Ireland. Eircode: H12 E426

For over 25 years, Cavan Institute has provided the highest quality education and service to the people of Cavan and beyond. 

At Cavan Institute we welcome students of all ages, abilities and nationalities and guarantee to provide each and every student with a learning environment which is both innovative and supportive.

We have been at the cutting edge of developments in Further Education through innovative course development. Cavan Institute offers a range of courses. Subject areas include:

  • Accountancy
  • Beauty and Holistic Therapies
  • Built Environment
  • Business
  • Childcare
  • Computing
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Green Energy
  • Hairdressing
  • Hotel and Catering
  • Law
  • Motors
  • Multimedia
  • Music and Sound
  • Nursing and Allied Healthcare
  • Science
  • Security Studies
  • Social Studies
  • Sport and Fitness
  • Theatre Studies
  • Tourism and Culture
  • Veterinary Studies
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Art, Craft and Design

This course is designed for students interested in building a portfolio in different areas of art, craft and design. It is of interest both to students who wish to pursue a career or progress to further study in this area. The programme covers a variety of disciplines, as listed below. Practical studio-based assignments that emphasise…

QQI Award Letters: 5M3471 Year 1, 6M3479 Year 2

Working with Dermologica, Decleor and Yonka products, students gain exceptional experience in this dynamic industry. This course is very intensive and a high level of commitment is essential. Work experience in beauty therapy is an integral part of the course. Progressing from year 1 to year 2, students will advance their professional skills further and…

Accounting Technician - Computerised Accounting

This course is aimed at students who are interested in pursuing a career in accounting/finance. Accounting Technicians are skilled persons who work at middle management level and who provide essential financial and accounting support information to professional accountants and to senior management. Some examples of positions available to qualified Accounting Technicians include: accounting supervisor, budget…

Business Studies - Accounting and Finance

This course is designed to help students develop the essential accounting and financial knowledge and skills which form the basis for a career in industry, commerce or the public service. The course comprises both theoretical and practical modules, and students will gain an understanding of both manual and integrated accounting software. There is a focus…

QQI Certificate in Business Studies

This course is designed to give students an indepth knowledge of concepts relevant to the business world with an emphasis on accounting, administration, marketing and computing. It is ideal for students who wish to pursue further studies in Business Studies at level 6 or higher.

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education

The demand for qualified childcare professionals has increased significantly in recent years. This course offers a comprehensive preparation for a career in early years care and education. Students receive training in practical, social and legal aspects of the profession. A qualification in childcare is a requirement for childcare staff under the government’s Early Childhood Care…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Health Service Skills

This course is designed for students who wish to work in either the emergency care or fire and ambulance services. This course leads to a Level 5 award in Health Service skills with additional certification in Emergency First Responder, accredited by The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). Learners will train for Emergency First Responder incorporating…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hospitality Operations

This full-time course is designed to prepare students for work in the hotel and catering industry. The course creates a learning environment, in which the emphasis is on the practical application of the skills necessary, to work in the dynamic and ever-changing sectors of food and beverage, accommodation and food preparation. Students will be given…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Sound Production

This course focuses on the practical use of audio and music technology in a number of settings, including the recording studio, post-production, live sound, sound design and audio for video. Students participate fully in recording studio sessions. They will create, produce and mix music, engineer live performances, programme sound synthesisers, sequence drum and instrument tracks,…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Animal Care

This course prepares students to assist the veterinary surgeon in all aspects of animal care. Animal care provide basic animal care, assist in laboratory procedures and in the veterinary clinic. They may also work in a variety of other settings including animal hospitals and clinics, animal shelters, laboratories, zoos and animal parks. Students study a…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Motor Technology

This is an introductory course for those who want to find out whether a career in the automotive industry will really suit them. It is ideally suited for students who aspire to apprenticeships in the motor industry and related fields. Its aim is to provide students with a thorough grounding in motor vehicle maintenance practices.…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Music

This course focuses on the development of creative skills through performance, composition, technology and contextual study. It is designed for performers who wish to develop their technical performance skills, creativity and musicianship in conjunction with music industry studies. The course combines a study of instrumental techniques as well as music theory and practice with the…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Radio Production

This course provides a wide and comprehensive introduction to the area of radio broadcasting and will establish fundamental radio production competencies from which the student may progress to employment, further study or training. As part of the course, students will gain practical experience working in professional radio settings and will prepare material for broadcasting to…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Software Development

This course is designed to give the student a firm foundation in the skills required to develop software. Software development involves writing and testing computer programs to meet a customer’s needs. Students are introduced to the basics of programming using the Python programming language. Once the basic principles of programming are understood students move on to more…

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Theatre Performance

This is a practical course designed to help students’ understanding of drama and theatre studies. As part of their studies, students will get the opportunity to visit and work in a professional theatre. The nature of the course is such that it allows students to develop their life skills while enhancing their confidence and interpersonal…

Sustainable Energy and Construction Technology

This course is aimed at people who wish to embark on a course of study leading to a career in the construction industry, with particular emphasis on renewable energy technology. It is specially designed to provide the learner with the skills associated with environmentally sustainable building and construction technology. The course will present learners with…


Cavan Institute
Cathedral Road
Drumalee, Cavan Town, Cavan
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