PLC Courses - Archbishop McHale College Tuam (East Galway)

 
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Contact details

 

Principal:

PLC Co-ordinator:

Address:

Ms. Eileen Delaney

Maeve Waldron

Archbishop McHale College,
Dublin Road,
Tuam, Co. Galway

Phone:

Fax:

Email:

093-24237

093-26570

admin.amctuam@cogalvec.ie

 

 

 

Courses

 

Business Administration with Computerised Accounts

Business Studies - (BBSAX)
The aim of the course is to provide the student with a set of Business and IT skills useful for a variety of jobs and business administration.
The main focus is on acquiring good computer skills.
Each student has access to state of the art computers, comparable with what is found in the work place.

Course Content:

  • Bookkeeping: Computerises and Manual
  • Business Administration
  • Database Methods
  • Computer Applications
  • Information Technology Skills
  • Statistics
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • E.C.D.L. – European Computer Driving Licence
Duration: 1 year Tuition is FREE Grants may be available: Contact Co. Galway V.E.C.

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Information Processing – (BIPXX)

The aim of the course is to provide the student with a set of Business and IT skills useful for a variety of jobs and business administration.
The main focus is on acquiring good computer skills.
Each student has access to state of the art computers, comparable with what is found in the work place.

Course Content:

  • Bookkeeping:  Computerises and Manual
  • Information and Communications Systems
  • Database Methods
  • Spreadsheets
  • The Internet
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • E.C.D.L. – European Computer Driving Licence
Duration: 1 year Tuition is FREE Grants may be available: Contact Co. Galway V.E.C.

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Childcare

The aim of the course is to provide the student with set skills appropriate for working in any aspect of Childcare including Classroom Assistants.

Course Content:

  • Caring for children 0-6 years
  • Working in Childcare
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work
  • Care Provision and Practice
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
Duration: 1 year Tuition is FREE Grants may be available: Contact Co. Galway V.E.C.

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Engineering Technology

The aim of the course is to provide the student with set skills appropriate for working in any aspect of Engineering.  Qualifications lead to employment or further studies at Third Level.

Course Content:

  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • Engineering Workshop Theory
  • Material Science
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Mechanics
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
Duration: 1 year Tuition is FREE Grants may be available: Contact Co. Galway V.E.C.

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Motor Technology

The aim of the course is to provide the student with set skills appropriate for working in any aspect of motor engineering. Qualifications lead to employment or further studies at Third Level.

Course Content:

  • Auto Electricity
  • Motor Vehicle Practice
  • Motor Vehicle Theory
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Mechanics
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
Duration: 1 year Tuition is FREE Grants may be available: Contact Co. Galway V.E.C.

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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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