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Waterford Institute of Technology

051 378792
Cork Road, Waterford, Republic of Ireland

Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford IT, is the largest provider of courses, evening classes and adult education in Waterford.

We are one of the largest institutes of technology in Ireland and a leading provider of education in the South-East.

Waterford Insitute of Technology boasts an extensive range of courses and academic programmes within the schools of Arts & Humanities, Health and Nursing, Science and Informatics, Engineering and Architecture, Business and Education. The Institute offers courses in the areas of Higher Certificate, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and International programmes with a choice of Full-Time and Part-Time courses. Waterford Institute of Technolgy, WIT, also provides Lifelong Learning opportunities and courses for those looking to upskill and improve for career purposes.

Waterford Institute of Technology prides itself on its caring and supportive environment that is upheld on their campus. The Student Life and Learning Centre and the Medical Centre provide excellent support for the student body, offering counselling, guidance for anybody experiencing personal, social or health difficulties. Students can also avail of WIT’s high quality accommodation, which is owned and managed by the Institute.

The Institute also has Sports Campus is situated on the new Waterford outer ring road and the new Waterford City by-pass. The campus includes three full-sized football pitches, top class GAA approved all weather pitch (full sized GAA or two soccer pitches), 8 first class changing facilities, Physiotherapy rooms, Cricket pitch and more.

For more information about part-time courses at Waterford IT, please view our courses in Waterford in the Nightcourses.com Course Finder below.

Accounting for Non-Specialists
The aim of this module is to facilitate non-specialist accountants to understand, prepare and interpret internal accounting information and recommend business decisions based on their interpretation. Students will also learn the criteria used to make…
Community Education & Development
On successful completion of this programme students will: Have developed a theoretical framework to underpin their experience as community education and development practitioners. Have reflected critically on their role within the community. Be able to…
Community Education & Development
The aim of this course is to facilitate students to develop their skills, knowledge and attitudes in order to work as reflective practitioners in community education and community development settings. We do this by facilitating…
Community Studies
The Certificate in Community Studies is aimed at volunteers in the community who wish to gain confidence skills and knowledge to practice more effectively in their communities. The modules will enable participants to explore and…
Education - Adult Education
The course consists of a range of 10 credit modules addressing key areas in adult education including research, adult learning, education policy, equality and power, technology enhanced pedagogy. Participants must complete four mandatory modules and…
Lean Fundamentals
The Diploma in Lean Fundamentals is a one year Level 7 practitioner programme developed to meet specified industry needs. It is aimed at operative, associate, or administrative level employees requiring knowledge and skills in the…
Small Business Finance
The Certificate in Small Business Finance is a practical skills-based course for people wishing to set up and manage their own business or for current/ future employees of micro-enterprises and SMEs. This course aims to…
Management Development
The aim of the course is to develop participants knowledge, skills and competence of management within the context of real world enterprise. This programme aims to highlight good practice in business management and leadership and…
Business
This course has been designed to provide participants with a practical exposure to a wide range of business skills and is recognised both nationally and internationally. The Higher Certificate in Business may be regarded as…
Business
This programme has been re-designed to enable students complete the entire programme in four years part-time. The programme examines the core functions of business, and focuses on the key dynamics, skillsets, and knowledge required to…
Care of the Older Adult
Projections by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show by 2021 the number of elderly people will have grown by 200,000. This group will be living and being cared for in a range of different settings.…
Fundamentals of Care 1
Fundamental Care skills should be at the core of the work of all health care assistants working in both hospital, home and community settings. The aim of this module is to introduce students to the…
CompTIA A +
This course will prepare students for the CompTIA A+ Essentials certification exam and the CompTIA A+ Practical Application certification exam. It is designed for students seeking to become entry-level IT professionals. On successful completion of…
Apple Mac & OS X - Introduction to
The course is intended for anyone who is new to Mac or looking to get the most from their Mac. If you are new to the Apple Mac operating system then this essential skills course…
Culinary Arts
The primary aim of this part-time Culinary Arts Degree is to develop higher technical and artistic knowledge amongst qualified chefs who are working in the industry.
Digital Marketing & Social Media
With 42bn spent online every year in Ireland and the average adult spending 1 in 12 minutes online, the digital marketplace cannot be ignored. Digital marketing and social media now offer marketers a wealth of…
eMarketing & Promotion
The Certificate in e-Marketing and Promotion is a practical skills-based course for anyone wishing to develop an effective online business presence for a micro-enterprise or SME. The course aims to provide students with the skills…
Education - Teaching in Further & Adult Education
This course has been designed to meet the needs of people who are working within the Further Education sector and who want to register with the Teaching Council of Ireland for the purpose of registration…
Irish Wildlife Conservation
This course will provide an introduction to some of Irelands biodiversity such as land mammals, song birds, plants, and will explore sustainable agricultural practices and wildlife conservation and management. The course will introduce field survey…
Manage Your Money - Finance for Everyone
The aim of the course is to improve everyday finance skills enabling people to make better short and long term financial decisions. Developing the ability to manage personal finances over their lifetime, making individuals more…
Fitness - Group Fitness Instruction
The Certificate in Group Fitness Instruction prepares students to lead and choreograph group exercise classes in aerobics, step aerobics, body conditioning and circuit training (including HIIT). The course will take place in Waterford Institute of…
Fitness Instruction
The Certificate in Fitness Instruction is an entry-level industry recognised qualification suitable for the health and fitness enthusiast. During this course students will gain knowledge and practical skills to design and teach a range of…
Genealogy - Tracing the Family Tree
This course is perfectly suited for those who wish to 'do the family tree' but are not sure where to start. It will also assist those who are already on that journey and who wish…
Digital Image Editing Using Photoshop Creative Cloud
This course is designed for students that wish to learn digital image editing skills. Photoshop image editing is used in a variety of different design roles, careers and industries. Photoshop students can progress on to…
Healthcare Support - Certificate in
The WIT Certificate in Healthcare Support aims to develop an individual who is able to use their knowledge and skills to provide appropriate and safe healthcare support in a variety of health care situations and…
Human Resource Management
This 15 credit Minor Award aims to provide an opportunity for people working within or seeking to enter the HRM/Personnel field, and those responsible for managing people to undertake a professional course in HRM. It…
Autodesk Revit Essential
Autodesk Revit building design software is specifically built for Building Information Modelling (BIM), empowering design and construction professionals to bring ideas from concept to construction with a coordinated and consistent model-based approach. Revit is a…
Databases with SQL
This course is designed for students who wish to learn about databases and SQL. My SQL will be the database system used. Databases are used extensively throughout todays business world. Big global names like Amazon,…
Information Technology
This course is designed to allow students to develop the skills and competencies across a range of computer science areas including systems design and development, software development, distributed systems architecture and systems integration. It has…
Information Technology
The focus of the course is to provide students with the necessary skills to work in Information Technology and to make a contribution to the organisation in which they are employed
User Experience UX - Computer Design & Rapid Prototyping
This course is about learning how to counteract and avoid all the common mistakes in web design. Recent trends in web design value the user experience as an integral part of the web development project.…
Irish - Conversational
This 8-week course is suitable for you if you have Leaving Certificate Irish or equivalent but may not have had an opportunity to practice your Irish for many years. On completion of this course, you…
Career Development & Skills Enhancement
The aim of the programme is to provide the Adult Learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to undertake a full-time third level course in WIT. The programme also supports the learner to identify and…
Career Development & Skills Enhancement
The aim of the programme is to provide the Adult Learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to undertake a full-time third level course in WIT. The programme also supports the learner to identify and…
Cognitive Behavioural Skills for Practice
The course is designed to allow health and social care professionals to develop the requisite knowledge, skills and understanding to safely and appropriately apply cognitive behavioural skills into their everyday practice. Classes will take place…
Nursing Studies
RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) entry route to Level 8: This course is aimed at the nurse who qualified at certificate level and who wishes to develop their knowledge base to enhance practice development. It…
Palliative Care for Health Carers
The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines Palliative Care as an approach that improves the quality of life of individuals and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of…
Payroll & Computerised Accounts
This module focuses on the basics required to understand and use computerised Payroll and Financial Accounting Systems for Small Businesses. The Payroll aspect of the course will cover Setting up Payroll, Processing Payroll and Report…
Personal Training
The Certificate in Personal Training is a 30 credit course aimed at providing students with an advanced level industry recognised qualification in Personal Training. This course is linked to the Level 6 Certificate in Fitness…
Project Management
This 10 credit Special Purpose Award is ideal as an introduction to the principles of project management for employees and owners of SMEs who have an interest in learning how to plan and manage a…
Mental Healthcare - Introduction to
The term mental health problems describes the full range of mental health difficulties that might be encountered, from the psychological distress experienced by many people, to serious mental disorders and illnesses that affect a smaller…
Psychosocial Interventions for Practice
The course is designed to allow health and social care professionals to develop the requisite knowledge, skills and understanding to safely and appropriately apply psychosocial interventions into their everyday work. The programme is open to…
Practical Public Relations
The aim of this module is to develop the students ability in practical PR techniques including writing press releases, brochure and newsletter design, PR Campaign Planning and developing a PR pitch.
Strategic Public Relations
This module introduces the student to the key principles and practices of contemporary public relations from both a theoretical and practical perspective.
Manufacturing Business
This course aims to enhance students knowledge of the best current practice in highly regulated modern manufacturing facilities. This 40 credit Minor Award is delivered in blended learning mode. Most training takes place through work…
Manufacturing Business
This course aims to enhance students knowledge of the best current practice in highly regulated modern manufacturing facilities. This 40 credit Minor Award is delivered in blended learning mode. Most training takes place through work…
Radio Broadcast Journalism & Presenting
This course was developed and is delivered in a collaboration between WIT and WLR FM and Beat 102-103. It aims to give students a broad introduction to the practical skills of journalistic writing and presentation…
Dairy Science - Introduction
The Certificate in Introduction to Dairy Science course is a 10 credit, Level 6, Special Purpose Award. It is aimed at those intending to or already working in the dairy industry and was developed by…
Engineering - Manufacturing
Manufacturing Engineering involves the use of computer systems to design products, plan production, control operations and perform the various business-related functions needed in a manufacturing firm and their incorporation into an integrated computer system.
Engineering - Manufacturing
This course is offered over a two-year period and will enable participants to obtain a deeper understanding of the technologies and processes involved in the manufacturing industry. Students will receive extensive hands-on experience in the…
Engineering - Manufacturing Technology
The course will provide participants with an understanding of modern manufacturing systems. It will specifically equip them with knowledge and manual skills in the areas of electromech anical technology or instrumentation/ industrial electronics (depending on…
Sign Language
This 8 week course is designed to give a basic introduction to Irish Sign Language - the first and / or preferred language of 5000 Deaf people in Ireland and approximately 40,000 people in general…
Social Studies - Applied Social Studies in Social Care
On successful completion of this course, graduates will be qualified to work in a wide range of Social Care settings, including working with children, in family support, community development, care of the elderly and with…
Spanish - Level 1 2 3
Conversational Spanish Level 1 This 8 week course is an introductory course for absolute beginners and as such will establish a basic foundation in conversational Spanish. Learn how to greet others, describe yourself, where you…
Intellectual Disability Care - Introduction to
The aim of this module is to introduce key concepts in intellectual disability and to enable the student to explore the needs of individuals with an ID with regards to health and illness within a…
Fitness - Group Fitness Instruction
The Certificate in Group Fitness Instruction prepares students to lead and choreograph group exercise classes in aerobics, step aerobics, body conditioning and circuit training (including HIIT). The course will take place in Waterford Institute of…
Fitness Instruction
The Certificate in Fitness Instruction is an entry-level industry recognised qualification suitable for the health and fitness enthusiast. During this course students will gain knowledge and practical skills to design and teach a range of…
Personal Training
The Certificate in Personal Training is a 30 credit course aimed at providing students with an advanced level industry recognised qualification in Personal Training. This course is linked to the Level 6 Certificate in Fitness…
Management of Work-Related Stress
The Certificate in the Management of Work-Related Stress is a new online course tailored towards health and social care and related support workers. The course consists of two ten credit modules. Module 1 aims to…
Good Manufacturing Practice & Technology
The objective of this 18-month degree programme is to provide a nationally accredited Level 7 educational programme, at ordinary degree level, in Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), for personnel working in the manufacturing areas of the…
Good Manufacturing Practice & Technology
The principal aim of this course is to provide a nationally accredited Level 6 educational course in good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Technology for people who are employed in the pharmaceutical industry.
Restaurant Management
This 60 credit Special Purpose Award integrates restaurant management theory with practice. It has been developed to provide a relevant professional qualification for those who wish to embark on a career in Restaurant Management. Students…
User Experience UX - Computer Design & Rapid Prototyping
This course is about learning how to counteract and avoid all the common mistakes in web design. Recent trends in web design value the user experience as an integral part of the web development project.…
Web Design & Development
The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills necessary to produce professional web sites, using the latest software, (Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks and Photoshop). The course is structured around a project-based curriculum…
Website Development for Small Business
This module will introduce the student to the development of an online presence for a business. The student will experience the process from domain name registration and web server configuration, through to the planning, deployment,…

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