Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE) had the official launch of its 2018/19 Prospectus at the College Campus Restaurant on Tuesday 6th March, attended by over 40 industry representatives. Guest of honour to launch the Prospectus was GAA and TV star Aidan O’Mahoney. Kerry College of Education (KCFE) is the first and only stand-alone College of Further Education in Kerry offering full-time Post-Leaving Programmes. It offers courses for school-leavers, mature students and those wishing to up-skill and retrain to enable a career change.
The Prospectus is packed with over 60 different exciting one year and two year programmes ranging from Engineering to Art, Science to Construction, Games Development to Professional Cookery, Tourism to Nursing and the list goes on and on.
Principal Mary Lucey stated “The new programmes have been designed and developed with input from and through communication with leading experts in particular industry sectors. We welcome input from industry experts and want to ensure that Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE) provides a suite of programmes that provides work ready graduates that respond to local and regional industry requirements.
Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE) have plans to expand a number of departments in the coming academic year. The College have just installed a state of the art new Science Lab and plans to further expand its science courses on offer. With the introduction of the GAA Coaching and Sports Development programme headed up by Kerry Manager Jack O Connor and the Sports Nutrition programme headed up by the Kerry Senior Team Nutritionist Kevin Beasley, and the already very popular Sports and Recreation, the Sports and Nutrition Department will be further expanded through collaborations and engagement with the GAA Kerry County Board.
New Additional Courses for 2018/19:
Animation, Beauty Sales Consultant, Fashion Design, Computer Games Design & Development, Health Care Security, Pre-Garda Studies, Pre-University Studies, Physiotherapy Assistant Studies, Pharmacy Assistant Studies, Retail Selling, Pre-Teaching and Education Studies, Pre-University Studies, Dance, Journalism for the Digital Age
Applications for Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE) are all on-line at www.kerryfe.ie
Places will be on a first-come first serve basis but may be confirmed by payment of a €150 registration fee. The prospectus may also be viewed on-line on this website.
At the launch of the KCFE book Prospectus 2018 at the college on Tuesday L-r: Caroline McEnery (HR Suit), Michelle King (Rose Hotel), Aiden O’Mahony Special Guest) ,Colm McEvoy (CEO Kerry ETB) and Mary Lucey (principal KCFE)