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Moate Business College

Lake Road, Moate, Westmeath, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: N37WK44

Moate Business College provides adult education courses and evening classes to the people of Moate and the Irish midlands including courses in Westmeath.

From small beginnings in 1991, Moate Business College has grown to its current maximum capacity of almost 500 students in our School of Caring, School of Business & IT and School of Arts & Leisure We provide courses of one or two years duration. Our principal awarding body is Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). A QQI Level 5 qualification takes one year and a QQI Level 6 qualification can be secured in a subsequent year on successful completion of the level 5. Our part-time, evening classes run over 6-10 weeks.

Moate Business College works tirelessly for the benefit of its students and will do it’s utmost to provide the best further education possible.

We run a range of classes, covering a wide variety of subject areas, during our Autumn and Spring terms. Whether you want to learn a new skill, gain a qualification, take up a new hobby, meet new people, we have a class to suit you.  We offer part-time courses in the areas of computers for beginners and improvers, millinery, digital photography,  guitar for beginners, bike maintenance, flower arranging, make up and special needs assisting.

For more information on our evening classes and courses at Moate Business College, Co. Westmeath, view our courses in the Course Finder below.

Beginners Furniture Painting and Upcycling

Would you like to be taken through the process of upcycling a small piece of furniture from start to finish? This ‘bring your own piece’ course will give you all the tools, tips and advice to beautifully upcycle your piece of furniture. This will include being shown how to prep, sand, paint and finish your…

Bridge For Beginners

Bridge is fun, which is one of the many reasons to learn the game.  It offers the suspense of poker, the cerebral qualities of chess and the excitement of athletic sports,  all in a social setting where you’re a participant, not just a spectator.  Bridge is social.  A game of bridge involves communication and cooperation with…

Flower Arranging

This is a hand on leisure class, where students will learn about all the materials and products need to make beautiful floral arrangements.  From learning about hardware, foraging for greenery to conditioning flowers to ensure longer life.  This is an ideal course for the person who wants to try their hand at flowers, suitable for beginners.

Printmaking Techniques

This Printmaking Techniques course will go through a number of printmaking techniques such as wood cuts, lino, dry point, collagraph to relief printing as well as transferring of imagery, inking and printing.   Suitable for the complete beginner to the budding artist.

Apply Your Make Up Like A Pro

This exclusive six week makeup course is designed to teach you practical and trend makeup starting with learning the key principals of prepping the skin,  colour correcting the skin tone, contouring, highlighting, brows and a selection of different eye makeup looks including liquid eyeliner and occasional false eyelashes.  Each  week the tutor will demo a makeup…

How to apply two week Nail Polish

This is a fun and practical nail course for those who want to save some cash and do their own nails or earn some money.  Learn how to prepare the natural nail, apply base, colour and top coat as well as the professional tricks of the trade of nail art. Professional kit used and this…

Computers For Beginners

Learn how to use your computer from file management, to send and receive an email to basic word processing skills to using the internet.

Computers For Improvers

Learn more about using your home computer using applications such as MS Word: letters, clip art, MS Excel: charts & formulas, MS PowerPoint: creating and animating slides as well as using email attachments and Internet usage and security.

Digital Photography

Learn how to use your SLR Digital Camera from which lens to choose, features of the camera, shutter speeds to shooting techniques to flash photography. Own camera required.

Internet for Everyday Use

Online activity is so common that having at least a basic knowledge of using the internet has become almost a necessity. Internet for everyday use will give you the confidence to book flights & holidays online, pay your car tax, pay your utility bills, send emails with attachments, catch up on your favourite tv shows,…

Word Processing

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to use a word processing application to produce documents in a variety of contexts to a mailable or publishable standard.

Guitar For Beginners

Have fun learning guitar from how to change strings,  to simple chords,  strumming techniques and various songs.  Own guitar required.

Special Needs Assisting QQI L5

This component module will prepare the student with the knowledge, skills and competence in the principle and practices required to be an effective special needs assistant.  Topics include the historical context of special needs in Ireland,  the role and responsibilities of the special needs assistant,  the rights of children with special needs as well as…

Hatha Yoga

Enjoy an 8-week course in Hatha Yoga to improve your mobility, flexibility, postural alignment, breathing, concentration and stress management. All Yoga positions are variations of everyday movements which help build strength, stamina and breath control. Explore the connection between your body, breathing and mind. At the end of class, after deep stretching, allow your body…

Care of the Older Person

This module informs the learner on every aspect of caring for an older person. It focuses on the caring qualities and skills needed, legislation, policies/ procedures, challenges to older people, retirement, the importance of leisure activities, how to communicate with an older person and the health issues they may face.

English for Speakers of Other Languages

This course will cover every day practical topics such as basic vocabulary and writing skills such as your home, family, holidays, numbers, dates and form filling in a fun practical environment.

Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture

Want to have some fun learning about traditional Chinese culture, an introduction to the language, Chinese business manners, and how even numbers and colours have secret meanings in this very indirect culture.

Special Needs Assisting QQI L6

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the theory and practice underpinning the education and care of those who present with special educational needs to enable the learner to assist in the provision of this education and care.

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Moate Business College
Lake Road
Moate, Westmeath
Republic of Ireland
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