PLC Courses - St Brigid's Vocational School Loughrea (East Galway)

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Contact details



PLC Co-ordinator:


Seán Connolly B.Tech.Ed., H.D.E.

Eugene Spellman

St Brigid's Vocational School,
Co. Galway










Information Technology / Computer Skills

This course welcomes people who may have been out of education for a number of years and would now like to learn new skills, and meet new people in a friendly and relaxed environment.

Course Content:

  • Word Processing
  • Book Keeping
  • Computerised Accounts
  • Office Procedures
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Computer Applications
  • Data Entry
  • Information Technology Skills
  • Internet / Email
  • Database
  • Work Experience


Duration: 1 year

  • Courses are of a one year duration (from September – May) and available free of charge.
  • Post Leaving Cert Grants may be available. Contact - Co. Galway V.E.C.


Suitable for

  • Those who wish to continue their education or to Return to Learning (Co. Council)/workforce after a number of years.
  • Those who wish to access third level education via a FETAC Award.
  • Those who wish to develop new skills.


Maintenance Grants

Applicants for P.L.C. courses may qualify for maintenance grants subject to the usual means testing. To apply for a maintenance grant, contact your local Vocational Education Committee. (Co. Galway V.E.C. – 091-874260)


Certification and Assessment

Students are prepared for the assessment and certification requirements of FETAC Level 5 (Department of Education & Science)


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