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Applications FAQ

You can find your Username and Password at the bottom of the Acknowledgement Letter which was emailed to you when you applied for the course.  Your username is in the format 2022xxxx.

If you can’t locate it, go to and click on Forgot your password? to reset it.

Payment can also be made by cheque, postal order or bank draft, this method of payment can be sent via post or paid in the college Administration Office.

The College is unable to accept cash payments. 

Non-EU students who believe they are exempt from this payment should contact the Administration Office at about providing their proof of eligibility. 

If you are liable for the Non-EU payment, you should contact the college Administration Office at

  • Exemptions are only available for QQI Exam Fees (€50 at Level 5 and €80 at Level 6)
  • Exemptions apply to students who:
    • Hold a current Medical Card
    • Are receiving a Back to Education Allowance
  • To avail of this exemption you must email evidence of one of the above to and the exemption will be applied for you.

If you are unable to make a payment now you should contact the Acting Deputy Principal Fiona D’Arcy by email at to discuss.

You may have a form which needs a college stamp (e.g. social welfare, council or medical card application forms).  These can only be stamped once you have completed registration.  Please leave the forms at reception during Induction and they will be returned to you as soon as possible.  Please ensure all forms have your name on them.

Induction will start the week commencing 12th September.  The dates and times for your course will be emailed to you in the coming weeks.  Timetables will be given out at induction.

If you are over 21 years of age, are unemployed and have been getting certain social welfare payments for at least 6 months you can apply for the Vocational Training and Opportunities Scheme (VTOS).  

Please contact us at if you believe you are eligible for a VTOS place and have not yet applied.

The Back to Education Allowance scheme helps people who are unemployed, are getting a One-Parent Family Payment or have a disability, to attend approved second-or third-level education courses.

In general, to qualify for the BTEA you must be over 21 and have been getting a qualifying social welfare payment. You must always have been accepted onto a qualifying course.

When you are accepted on a course, you should notify the DSP by filling in the Back to Education Allowance application form, which is available from your Intreo Centre.

The purpose of the Fund for Students with Disabilities (FSD) is to assist further education institutions in ensuring students with disabilities have the necessary assistance and equipment to enable them access, fully participate in and successfully complete their chosen course of study.

Supports covered under the FSD may include:

  • assistive technology equipment and software (including student training)
  • non-medical helpers (e.g. personal assistants, notetakers)
  • academic/learning support
  • deaf supports (sign language interpreters, speedtext)