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INTRODUCTION

Welcome to North Kerry College of Further Education, we        • The College has developed links with the Institute of
are one of the leading Colleges of Further Education in the      Technology Tralee, University College Cork, Kerry
Munster area and service both North Kerry, Limerick and          Education and Training Board, North and East Kerry
beyond. Originally as Listowel Community College, North          Development, Fáilte Ireland and Local Family Centres in
Kerry College has been providing a wide variety of Post          providing a wide range of programmes.
Leaving Cert Courses since 2004. The College also
providers VTOS for those wishing to return to education.       • Having completed a full QQI (formerly FETAC) level 5
Our Programmes are aimed at improving the                        programmes of study a student can earn CAO points for
employment prospects of learners and in providing                any University or further Adult Education College.
progression route to future education such as Institute of     • Students who complete a full Level 5 can gain entry into
Technology Tralee.                                                the Business, Early Childhood Care and Education and
                                                                  other Level 8 degree programmes at the Institute of
  • Our College day starts at 9.15am which suit students with     Technology, Tralee.
    family or other commitments in as much as possible.

• Study Skills Programmes are available to learners who          • Students who complete some Level 6 Programmes, to
  are returning to full-time education.                             a specific level, may progress directly to second-year
                                                                    in some Higher Education Degree Programmes.
• We have a fully equipped Canteen providing snacks and
  hot food.                                                      • Learning Supports are available for students who require
                                                                   additional assistance in meeting the demands of the QQI
• Scholarships are awarded by North Kerry College to               (FORMERLY FETAC) programmes and assessment
  learners who progress to Higher Education or to Further           procedures.
  Education.
                                                                 • Social Activities such as field trips and social functions
• Parents who attend the College and who require child              are seen as an important aspect of education and are
  minding facilities are catered for by Listowel Family             organised throughout the school year.
  Resource Centre, Stokers Grove, John B. Keane Road,
  Listowel, and other facilities through the provision of      The atmosphere in the College is based on partnership and
  reserved child minding places.                               respect between students and teachers and has regard to
                                                               the different circumstances, interest and background of
• We reserve a place on the Board of Management for the        each individual.
  elected representative of Adult Learners.

• Our Quality Assurance system is in place to maintain and
  improve the quality of our programmes in Further
  Education.

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