Kilroy’s College has just launched a haunted home study Halloween offer and to mark the occasion we have out together a short guide of some of the most haunted places in Ireland. Prepared to be scared! Very scared….
Now is the best time to get into a proper study routine, particularly if you are working towards the 2018 Leaving Certificate examinations. Here are a few tips from our Student Services team to help Leaving Certificate students to get into a good study routine and ensure that they all get the most benefit from their precious study time.
Redundancy can mean new, exciting opportunities, including the opportunity to retrain for a new career. You might find that losing your job opens the door to a new career.
Adding to your existing skills or gaining qualifications in a new area are good ways of boosting your chances of getting another job. They can also give your confidence a well-needed boost at this time.
We have had many students studying our home study Irish leaving certificate course based all over the world. Some are working towards sitting Irish at the Leaving Certificate State Examinations in Ireland and others are doing it just for fun, or to make a connection with their Irish ancestry.
Did you know?
In Ontario, Canada there is an official Gaeltacht settlement in Tamworth, 30 miles north of Napanee. Many Irish immigrants who fled the Great Famine in the mid 19th century settled here, so there is a big historical connection with Ireland already in the town. Continue reading “Canadian Gaeilgeoirí”
We have been delivering the Leaving Certificate by distance learning for over thirty years at Kilroy’s College. During this period we have had hundreds of students, of all ages and abilities, take from one to seven subjects with the College over the years. One of our recent Leaving Certificate students, Carmela, who took six subjects with us and attained oneA1, two A2s, two B1s and one B2 has shared her success story with us. Read on to find out she accomplished this. Continue reading “Leaving Certificate Courses By Distance Learning”
If 2016 was a good year to be in IT, it looks like 2017 is going to be an even better year! Unemployment rates in the IT industry in 2016 were at around 1% in some areas – such as network and web security engineers and software developers and are forecast to fall even more in 2017. Given those numbers, it will come as no surprise that 81% of IT leaders have said that they have a real problem finding IT talent (as found in a recent TEKsystems survey).
Now is the perfect time to get back to the books and start working towards a new qualification – at your own pace during the summer months. Kilroy’s College has extended its summer learning offer into July with up to 50% off most of our distance training courses to accommodate prospective students who are thinking of up-skilling or changing career.
Our new Digital Photography distance learning course will teach you the essential skills necessary to improve the quality level of your picture taking, have great competency in all aspects of camera controls and technique including exposure, composition, lighting, digital editing and image presentation.
Camera Equipment Explained
It will also explain what camera equipment will work best for you, what’s recommended and what’s not essential. As you complete each of the lessons, you will gain photography skills that can help with your career or that are for enjoyment and personal use. Continue reading “Digital Photography New Online Course!”
At Kilroy’s College we really value having students contact us to tell us about their experience in our nationally recognised distance learning training courses. This week, Lisa Wright (our resident blogger), was privileged to hear from one of our recent QQI childcare training graduates, Sarah Finlay.
Childcare Training Success Story -Unwrapped!
LW: “Sarah, what inspired you to to go back to education and work towards your QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education (6M2007)?
Cyber Security: know your enemies: people, not computers!
Did you know that recent data published by global cyber security experts Kaspersky Lab revealed that 80% of all cyber incidents are caused by human error? Businesses lose millions recovering from staff-related incidents. It is recommended that every online business should have a trained in-house or out-sourced cyber security expert to support staff members and to protect networks.
CIW Web Security Associate
To support the global cause to create a healthier Internet, Kilroy’s College will shortly be launching a new Cyber Security online course. This CIW Web Security Associate course will teach you how to secure your network from unauthorised activity. It will teach you about security principles, such as establishing an effective security policy and about the different types of hacker activities that you are most likely to encounter. Continue reading “Cyber Security Online Training Course”