Gorey Institute of Further Education is a Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board School
Waterford & Wexford ETB
Gorey Institute of Further Education

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirement

Unless otherwise stated, the basic requirement for entry to all Further Education courses is successful completion of the Leaving Certificate or equivalent. Mature students those over 23 years who do not have the above qualification are eligible to apply. The Business QQI Level 6 course requires all learners to have completed an equivalent QQI Level 5 Business course.


  • Learners can complete the application form on-line or complete and return a hard copy of the application form. In instances where there may be oversubscription
  • Payment of fees and additional charges to be completed by the end of October.

Places on courses are offered on the following basis:

  1. Places being available on particular courses in the year of application. In certain courses there may be waiting lists if there is extra demand.
  2. Suitability at Interview.
  3. Full fees for course must be paid.
  4. In certain circumstances the learner may not be deemed suitable for the course, every effort is made to direct the learner to a more suitable course to meet their needs.
  5. There must be sufficient numbers to run the course.
  6. Every reasonable effort is made to facilitate diversity and to put in place mechanisms whereby staff can support learners with additional needs. The College is also mindful of not setting people up to fail so there needs to be realistic expectations.
  7. Learner must disclose if they have any criminal convictions.

Course Delivery:

Students should note that modules on courses are subject to change. To achieve the full award on QQI (Quality and Qualifications of Ireland) Level 5 courses the learner must be successful in at least eight modules.

Closing Date:

Closing Date for receipt of applications is the 31st August each year. Applications received after this date will only be processed subject to places being available on your chosen course and is dependent on amount of coursework covered.

Sep 03
Registration Morning for All Courses
Registration Morning for all courses on Tuesday 3rd September 2024 from 10 am to 1 pm.
Registration Day for All Courses
Gorey Further Education and Training Centre,
Gorey Civic Centre,
The Avenue,
Co. Wexford,
Y25 A6Y2
Waterford & Wexford Educational Training Board
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