Pathways to Third Level - Special Purpose Award

Pathways to Third Level The Pathway to Third Level @ IT Tralee is a Special Purpose Award which has been developed by the Institute in response to a request from RAPID. Applicants are required to complete 2 modules and upon successful completion of the programme students may progress onto the programmes outlined below in September 2011.

Course Content:
The programme comprises of two taught modules at Level 6 on the National Qualifications Framework (NFQ).

  • IT Applications  
  • Learning at Third Level

Entry Requirements:
Anyone over the age of 23 by 1st January, 2011.   A prior educational qualification (e.g. Leaving Certificate) is not necessary.  Admission will be on the basis of a completed application form and an interview and applicants will be assessed in terms of their experience, motivation and overall potential to do well on the programme.

Special Purpose Award (NFQ Level 6)

Application Form: Special Purpose Award Application Form

Progression Opportunities:
On successful completion of the Special Purpose Award graduates of this programme will be guaranteed a place on one of the following IT Tralee Courses for September 2011 (subject to quota):

  • Higher Certificate in Business â¿¿ TL 220
  • Higher Certificate in Business (Tourism) â¿¿ TL 003
  • Higher Certificate in Business in Office Information Systems â¿¿ TL350
  • Higher Certificate in Science in Computing in Information Technology Support â¿¿ TL888

Dates for your Diary:

Closing Date for Application: Monday 10th January, 2011.
Interview Date:   January, 2011.
Course Commencement Date: January 2011 (Part-time)

For More Information contact:
Mary Stritch, Lifelong Learning Co-ordinator
Tel: + 353 (0) 66 7191701
Fax: +353 (0) 66 7191724