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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
        Technology Tralee.                                   • Students who complete a full Level 5 can gain entry into
                                                              the Business, Early Childhood Care and Education and
          • Our College day starts at 9.15am which suit students with  other Level 8 degree programmes at the Institute of
           family or other commitments in as much as possible.  Technology, Tralee.

          • 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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