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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.

Accounting Technician
This course is an industry-recognised professional qualification that is aimed at helping participants enhance their career prospects. Students will learn how to: Prepare financial statements, financial reports and other management information Compute tax liabilities for…
Certificate in Animal Biotechnology
This one-year part-time course aims to up-skill existing science graduates and provide them with knowledge of the use and potential of biotechnology in agriculture, specifically in the area of animal production.
Certificate in Environmental Biotechnology
This one-year part-time course aims to up-skill existing science graduates and provide them with knowledge of the use and potential of biotechnology in crop production, soil bioremediation and bioenergy production.
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.
Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit
This 10-week course with provide learners with a solid introduction to Building Information Modelling using AutoCAD Revit.
Higher Certificate in Property and Facilities Management
This 2-year part-time Higher Certificate in Property and Facilities Management course is aimed to give those working in the property and/or facility management profession a competitive edge in today's competitive market with a recognised QQI Level…
IPASS Certificate in VAT Techniques
This 1-year part-time IPASS Certificate in VAT Techniques course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the operation of the Irish VAT system. It introduces learners to the VAT implications and treatment of…
Bachelor (Hons) of Business Studies
This 4-year part-time honours 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…
Certificate in Business Strategy
This Certificate in Busines Startegy 1-year part-time course is aimed at developing the strategic thinking skills of managers and leaders and at enhancing their understanding of strategy and business planning in practice.
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…
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…
BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering (Level 8 Add-on)
This 2-year part-time course offers ordinary degree qualified graduates the opportunity to develop and enhance their knowledge of applied Civil Engineering. The structure of the programme closely follows that of a design project, allowing students…
Certificate in Database Development
This 1-year part-time course provides students with a solid introduction to Database Systems and covers many aspects of data management. The course has a particular focus on Relational Database Management Systems which are the most…
Certificate in Programming
This 1-year part-time Certificate in Programming course in Programming aims to train you to combine the power of your mind and your experience as a web user to create beautiful and exciting webpages and projects. We…
Certificate in Computer Hardware
This 1-year part-time Computer Hardware course provides key foundational knowledge in the areas of digital systems, computer architecture and network. By understanding the concepts and theories underlying modern computer hardware, students will be able to…
3D Computer Aided Design using Solidworks
This course will provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies required for 3D mechanical modelling using Solidworks. Students will gain experience in using some of principle skills required for 3D mechanical modelling, features such…
BSc (Hons) in Construction Project Management (Add-On)
This 2-year part-time course was developed in partnership with industry in response to shortage of qualified Construction Project Managers. The course includes subjects pertinent to the practice of Construction Project Management professionals including Law, ICT,…
Certificate in Psychosocial Interventions
This 14-week part-time Certificate in Psychosocial Interventions course is designed to enable and support psychiatric/mental health nurses to become skilled and confident to incorporate psychosocial interventions into their practice
Certificate in Digital Marketing and Digital Media Management
Developed in conjunction with leading industry specialists, this course is at the forefront of Irish digital education and innovation today. Students will graduate with skills in digital marketing strategy and implementation, as well as in-depth…
Digital Marketing, Social Media and SEO course
This 10-week part-time Digital Marketing, Social Media and SEO course is ideal for digital marketing beginners provides learners with a crash course of the latest trends and tools in the fast-paced digital marketing space today. The…
Digital Photography
This 8-week Digital Photography course provides learners with a solid introduction in the use of digital cameras. Whether you are a complete beginner or a budding photographer in the making, this course will be useful as…
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)…
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 Employment Law
The Certificate in Employment Law provides an overview of the main elements of both Irish and European employment legislation as it relates to both employers and employees.
Certificate in Building Energy Management
This 12-week course will provide learners with a solid understanding of low energy building design and management with a view to enhancing career development in this area.
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…
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 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…
Certificate in Food Supply Chain Operations
This 1-year part-time Certificate in Food Supply Chain Operations course will provide graduates with the opportunity to develop supply chain management skills, which have been identified as a major skills gap in the Food and Beverages…
French for Beginners
This 10-week Beginners French course will help you navigate the basic elements of the language for everyday usage.
French for Improvers
This 10-week Improvers French course will build on existing knowledge of the language and reinforce basic vocabulary and speaking French.
Certificate in 2D and 3D Digital Animation Production
This one-year part-time course 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. This…
Interior Design for Beginners
This 10-week Interior Design for Beginners course introduces learners to fundamentals of interior design and offers the opportunity to learn how to decorate your home with style from room aspect/colour/fabrics/lighting/flooring etc.
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…
Certificate in Skills for Independent Living
This 14-week part-time Certificate in Skills for Independent Living course is specifically developed for adults with intellectual disabilities with the aim that learners will develop a lifelong learning ethos with the promotion of inclusion to third…
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…
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
The Certificate in Emergency Nursing is a 20-credit Level 8 Special Purpose Award delivered over 26 weeks using a blended learning delivery. It is a clinically based programme which aims to enhance the novice nurses'…
Certificate in Leadership, Management and Quality Initiatives in Intellectual Disability Services
This 14-week part-time course aims 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…
Certificate in Contemporary Palliative Care Practice
This 14-week part-time 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…
IPASS Certificate in Payroll Techniques
This 1-year part-time IPASS Certificate in Payroll Techniques course is designed to provide all the practical skills necessary for payroll personnel to operate efficiently and in compliance with Revenue regulations.
Get creative with this 8-week Photoshop part-time course. This course will take you through all the functions and benefits of Adobe Photoshop. You will leave this course with the ability to create professional effects and…
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…
Spanish for Beginners
This 10-week Beginners Spanish course will help you navigate the basic elements of the language for everyday usage.
Spanish for Improvers
This 10-week Improvers Spanish course will build on existing knowledge of the language and reinforce basic vocabulary and speaking Spanish.
Active IQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym)
This 1-year course will train learners to a professionally competent level enabling them to plan, instruct and evaluate safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment.
Active IQ Certificate in Personal Training
This 1-year course will develop learners with existing knowledge and skills in gym instruction who would like to develop their skills and knowledge to pursue a career in personal training.
Certificate in Universal Design
Universal design is a design process that creates products and environments to be as usable as possible by as many people as possible. This 1-year part-time course will provide students with the knowledge, skills and…
Certificate in Web Development
This 1-year part-time Certificate in Web Development course will provide students the specific and specialist knowledge needed to design, develop and deploy stylish and functional websites/applications. You will learn the in-depth technical and theoretical knowledge needed…
Web Page Design course (using WordPress)
Learn to build and manage your own personal or business website with the world's most popular platform in just 8 weeks! This is an excellent Web Design course – designed for beginners – which provides…
Welding for Beginners course
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.


  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

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