GTI Open Day – 5th March 2019

February 15, 2019


Galway Technical Institute,
Father Griffin Rd,

Phone: 091 581342


Galway Technical Institute (GTI) Open Day will take place on Tuesday 5 March from 10am to 4pm. Open Day is your opportunity to explore the GTI campus, find out about the exciting courses on offer and participate in lively events throughout the college. GTI welcomes both school leavers and mature learners who wish to retrain or up-skill.

Open Day activities and talks are arranged to show you how learning takes place at GTI. You will be able to chat with current students and teachers about the different courses on offer within each department and get a genuine sense of what makes GTI such a success. The college uses a learning-by-doing approach that moves you from the classroom and into real world experiences.

GTI offers 55 courses across 10 departments with 9 new courses at QQI Level 5 launching for 2019/2020. New courses include Emergency Care Services, International Trade, Digital Illustration & Motion Graphics, Interior Design, Music Performance & Sound, Beauty Sales Advisor with Make-up, Upholstery & Restoration Skills, Cabinet Making & Design and Fashion Design, Dressmaking & Millinery. Please see the GTI website for full information and detail on all programmes.

Check out the state-of-the-art facilities across all departments. Our aim at GTI is to equip each individual with the essential tools, skills and knowledge for the job market today and into the future. GTI is a college of Further Education & Training and is part of the Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB).

Courses at GTI will enhance your current education and skills, boosting your potential on the jobs market and ensuring success at your next step in work or education. Progression to third level education is very strong at GTI with 60% of students being offered places in colleges including NUIG, GMIT, AIDT, LIT and IT Sligo. NUIG have recently announced an increase from 60 to 170 places for PLC students across the 5 colleges that make up the University.

GTI students and teachers are looking forward to warmly welcoming you on Tuesday 5th March at our campus on Fr Griffin Road in Galway city. Fashion enthusiasts will have the opportunity to view some of the highly creative designs and styling photo shoots from the talented current crop of emerging talent within GTI Fashion studio, located at Claddagh House, a one-minute walk from the main GTI campus.

For more information on all events taking place on GTI Open Day, to view the full prospectus and to apply online, please visit




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