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Drogheda Institute of Further Education

The Twenties, Drogheda, Louth, Republic of Ireland

Drogheda Institute of Further Education provide further education courses of the highest quality to school leavers, and adults returning to education.

Highly dedicated and experienced staff are on hand to guide the students through almost 40 courses in a variety of disciplines. Modern facilities in every area ensure that students become familiar with the technology of the workplace. Close liaison with employers also ensures that courses are relevant and up to date.

Courses are validated by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) and other recognised professional bodies thus facilitating the transition either to employment or further study.

Drogheda Institute of Further Education provides courses in the following disciplines:

Further Education courses

Art, Design & Technology

  • Motor Vehicle Technology
  • Engineering Technology
  • Handcrafted Furniture Making
  • Construction Technology
  • Fashion Design (Portfolio Preparation)
  • Art, Craft & Design (Portfolio Preparation)
  • Multimedia

Business, Humanities & IT

  • Business with Accounting
  • Office Administration
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Games Development
  • Business with Advanced I.T.
  • Pre-University Arts
  • Pre-University Law

Sports, Leisure & Tourism

  • Beauty and Holistic Therapy (Year 1)
  • Beauty Therapy (Year 2)
  • Hairdressing (Year 1)
  • Hairdressing Senior Trade (Year 2)
  • Tourism with Business
  • Tourism with Airline Studies
  • Outdoor Sport and Recreation
  • Sport, Recreation and Exercise
  • Sports Injury Treatment
  • Sports, Recreation and Exercise (Level 6)
  • Culinary Arts
  • Advanced Culinary Arts (Professional Cookery)

Community & Health Care

  • Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Early Childhood Care & Education with Special Needs
  • Early Childhood Care & Education (Level 6)
  • Healthcare Support
  • Nursing Studies
  • Applied Social Studies
  • Pre-Paramedic

Applied Science

  • Dental Nursing
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science & Pharmacy Skills
  • Pre-University Science
  • Pre-University Food Science
  • Animal Care
  • Animal Science (Level 6)



Pre-University Arts

This Pre-University Arts course is designed for students wishing to study Arts at Third Level. It introduces students to the methods of study, writing and research skills necessary for successful participation at Third Level and allows students to apply to these courses through a route other than directly from Leaving Certificate

Pre-University Business with Accounting

This one year Business with Accounting course is designed to provide an excellent foundation for students wishing to advance to Business Degree Programmes in Third Level Institutes of Technology or Universities. Modules such as Accounting, Economics, Mathematics and Business Administration are core to this course and will give students who gain a place on a Degree…

Office Administration with Medical Terminology

This one year Office Administration course is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in Administration and Reception. Opportunities exist in a wide variety of different office environments including legal, medical, civil service, commercial and educational. Modules such as text production, bookkeeping, payroll and office administration provide graduates with essential skills required in a busy…

Computer Systems and Networks with Cyber Security

This Computer Systems and Networks course is designed to provide the learner with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of computer systems, hardware and software maintenance, networking, virtualisation and programming. Surveys have shown serious and increasing shortages of networking personnel in all developed countries, including Ireland. This ensures excellent job opportunites in the ICT areas.

Information Technology & Computing with MOS certification

This MOS certification course is designed to give participants experience of a broad range of computing and information technologies, and to prepare them for employment or further study in those fields.

Business with International Trade

This programme provides graduates with a QQI Level 6 qualification in Business. On completion of the course students may advance directly into employment. After Brexit it is anticipated that knowledge of International Trade practices covered in this course will be increasingly sought by employers


Drogheda Institute of Further Education
The Twenties
Drogheda, Louth
Republic of Ireland
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