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Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT)

Dublin Road, Dundalk, Louth, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: A91 K584

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKIT) – Lifelong Learning Centre is the leading provider of adult courses, evening classes and lifelong learning in Dundalk, Louth and the North East of Ireland.

The Lifelong Learning Centre co-ordinates over fifty part-time and Springboard courses. These courses are particularly suitable for those who wish to study new topics and course areas in Dundalk, Co. Louth and the North East, update their professional skills or add to their qualifications. Courses at Dundalk IT are offered in the areas of Business, Humanities, Languages, Engineering, Informatics, Creative Arts, Health and Science.

The Lifelong Learning Centre is located at Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth.

The Lifelong Learning Centre is a resource for the whole community of the North East, Dundalk and Co. Louth, offering a range of adult education, lifelong learning and evening class opportunities for people to help with their career development or their personal growth, or to satisfy the need for learning for its own sake.

For more information about the part-time courses available at Dundalk IT Lifelong Learning Centre, please view our courses in the Course Finder.

Certificate in Learning and Teaching

This Certificate in Learning and Teaching programme, comprising 30 credits at Level 9 on the National Framework, consists of the first two modules (namely Student-centred Learning and Teaching: Models and Strategies and Enhancing Learning through Technology) of the Master of Arts in Learning and Teaching, which has been running in DkIT since 2010.

Certificate in Food and Agri-Business

This 1 year part-time Certificate in Food and Agri-Business course has been designed to up-skill existing science and agriculture graduates with a view to increasing their employability in the Agri-Food sector. The technical skills of these graduates will be enhanced by the acquisition of knowledge in areas such as business, marketing, entrepreneurship, quality management and lean…

Certificate in Animal Biotechnology

Graduates of the Certificate in Animal Biotechnology will gain an understanding of areas such as animal genetics, selective breeding and lineage traceability, and how molecular biology can be applied in the in the construction of genetically modified organisms within the animal setting.

3D Computer Aided Design

This 8-week 3D Computer Aided Design course will provide learners with a solid introduction to CAD and equip them with the knowledge and skills to create and modify drawings using AutoCAD.

Computer Aided Design

This 8-week Computer Aided Design course with provide learners with a solid introduction to CAD and equip them with the knowledge and skills to create and modify drawings using AutoCAD.

Certificate in Building Energy Management

This Certificate in Building Energy Management course will focus on Sustainable Energy and Energy Technology. The knowledge, skills and competencies that participants will gain are relevant to their career development. The treatment of all course subjects will encourage the development of intellectual skills of analysis, synthesis, critique and communication. This will be achieved by building upon…

Bachelor (Hons) of Business Studies

This 4-year part-time honours Business Studies course will provide students with a robust understanding of specific business roles played by finance, accounting, marketing, human resource management and information technology. The varied and in-depth nature of this course allows graduates to progress into a variety of fulfilling career pathways.

Certificate in Employment Law

Two great reasons to consider this Employment Law course. The Certificate in Employment Law is an excellent qualification which provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to manage their employer’s human resource requirements. This course addresses all of the important employment legislation which affects every employer and every employee today. This certificate will analyse…

Certificate in Programming

The Certificate in Programming is an introductory one-year part-time programme in which participants develop basic skills in programming, web development and databases. It aims to provide participants with the foundation skills to design and develop simple database web applications. Such skills are highly relevant in the business sector, they can be utilised within current employment…

Certificate in Digital Marketing and Digital Media Management (part-time course)

This 1-year part-time course will allow participants to explore the key concepts, theories and skills needed to develop effectively as an online media specialist. Graduates will emerge from this programme with an optimal skillset to meet industry demands.

BA (Hons) in Leadership and Management in Early Years Sector

Building on the skills and knowledged developed during Level 7 BA in Applied Early Years, this 1-year Level 8 Honours Add-On course will ehance students’ knowledge, skills and competencies so that they can become highly skilled practitioners in early years care and education work settings.

BA in Applied Early Childhood Education [Advanced Entry to Year 2 Only]

The BA in Applied Early Childhood Education [Year 2 Advanced Entry available only] is a two-year part-time course designed for people who are interested in pursuing opportunities in the Early Childhood Education (ECE) sector. The course focuses on the study of play, development and learning in children from birth to six years old. The aim…

Programmable Logic Controllers

This 8-week Programmable Logic Controllers course is designed around industrial maintenance personnel, to help them diagnose and repair faults in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) controlled production equipment.

Certificate in Renewable Energy

This 1-year part-time Certificate in Renewable Energy course will address the fundamental principles of renewable energy technologies and will bring learners through the basic mathematical, scientific and engineering principles. This course is also available in online mode.

Building Information Modelling (using Autodesk Revit)

This 8-week course will provide learners with a solid introduction to Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit.

English Course for Speakers of Other Languages

This 10-week ESOL English Course is designed for adults already living and working in Ireland, for whom English is not their first language. Participants will study grammar, speaking and listening, reading and writing.

Certificate in Leadership, Management and Quality Initiatives in Intellectual Disability Services

This 14-week part-time Leadership course aims and support nurses to increase their existing knowledge, skills and attitudes in leadership, management and quality initiatives in Intellectual Disability Services. This will contribute to graduates’ competence in enhancing service delivery for people with an intellectual disability.

Certificate in Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt)

Lean Six Sigma has become the fastest growing and most successful approach to Continuous Improvement across all industries regardless of size, position in the supply chain or service provided. Our Lean Six Sigma courses aim to provide students with a balance of theoretical learning and practical know-how in Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. *The course…

Certificate in Assessment and Management of the Acutely Ill Adult (for nurses only)

The 14-week part-time course is designed to enhance the care of nurses in a patient centred manner, during the challenging time of acute deterioration. The course will provide nurses with a framework for critically analysing and treating a patient at risk in order to ensure they receive appropriate care in a timely fashion.

Certificate in Assessment and Management of the Acutely Ill Woman within Maternity Services

This 14-week part-time course will allow midwives who care for the acutely ill woman to develop their knowledge in the assessment and management of the acutely ill woman and also to recognise acute deterioration.

Certificate in Emergency Nursing

Emergency Nursing has developed into a distinct specialist area of practice and as the ED is a gateway to the hospital environment, it is necessary for ED staff to have an extensive range of skills and resources to meet the demands of patients. Maximising the scope of nurses working in EDs will support the achievement…

Certificate in Contemporary Palliative Care Practice

This 14-week part-time Palliative Care Practice course aims to support nurses and midwives in enhancing their knowledge, skills and understanding of the core principles of palliative care. This aim is in line with the National Clinical Programme for Palliative Care HSE (2014) objective to build palliative care capacity among all nurses and midwives to respond…

Certificate in the Fundamentals of Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse

This 14-week specialist course is the first of its kind to be offered in Ireland and aims to support learners in the development of an appropriate level of knowledge, skill and understanding to enable them to appropriately recognise and respond to domestic abuse.

Certificate in 2D and 3D Digital Animation Production

This online part-time course (1 year) aims to provide students with a strong grounding and transferable skills in Digital Animation Production processes, a solid understanding of the Production Pipeline, and techniques for both 2D and 3D. The online flexible mode of delivery allows you to study at times that suit your schedule, from any location…

Welding for Beginners

This 10-week Welding for Beginners course is designed to kickstart your welding career, providing you with the welding techniques and confidence required to pursue a career in the welding industry.

Comments, Questions & Reviews

  1. tara lynskey 14th January 2017 at 5:31 pm

    im intersted in doing a childcare course r social worker just wondering do yous do home courses i have 7 kids so im pretty busy but wud love to do a course

    1. Cormac O' Meara 16th January 2017 at 11:50 am

      Hi Tara,

      I see that the Chilcare courses is blended learning, allowing you to do parts of the course online and some on site at the college. The best thing to do would be to contact the college directly and they will be able to point you in the right direction.

      Best of luck,

      Nightcourses team

  2. Katie
    Katie Fullam colwell 20th January 2021 at 12:28 am

    Hello, enquiring about nursing night classes? As i work during the day. Is it possible to do the evening time?

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