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BellTIME It’s Your Move! Make it your best with Sallynoggin College of Further Education. For over 50 years, Sallynoggin College has been steadily building a well-deserved reputation as a centre for excellence in the area of Further Education. In the ever-changing world of learning and work, at Sallynoggin College we’ve made it our business to keep moving too, ensuring that all our courses are at the cutting-edge of industry and employment demands. Our determination to stay ahead is paying dividends, as evidenced by the success of many of our former students. Past pupils of Sallynoggin College have achieved national and international recognition in the areas of Sports, Fashion, Art and Photography, to mention just a few of the exciting areas of study available at the college. BellTIME Our Courses – an overview: Art, Design and Photography courses enable students to prepare their portfolios for progression to degree programmes in Institutes such as IADT and NCAD. ‘After attending Sallynoggin’s Level 5 & Level 6 Art courses, I can say with 100% certainty that SCFE is a college well worth attending. The approachable members of staff will help hone your skills and guide you onto the path that’s right for you. You will also be surrounded by friendly classmates of different backgrounds and skill levels making the school year both creatively and personally beneficial. After completing the course, I was accepted into the Illustration course that I put as my first choice on the CAO.’ Finn Moreau Our Tourism and Travel qualifications allows students to specialise in the areas of Airline, hospitality, travel agency, event management and tourism. Our airline and Travel Industry Studies students are trained in cabin, ground crew and travel agency skills and experience a full days training with Aer Lingus. ‘If it wasn’t for some of the skills that I learned at Sallynoggin College I don’t think I could have got the jobs that I did. I have seen so many countries around the world through my work. Overall I would say if it wasn’t for doing the Travel and Tourism Course in Sallynoggin I wouldn’t be where I am today..’ Thoma McEvatt, Former Hotel Manager, now Tour Operator Fitness, Exercise and Wellbeing Department Sallynoggin College has a truly diverse range of courses on offer, all of which are independent of the CAO points system. Our aim is to deliver quality courses that provide the learner with either a pathway to employment, or progression to further studies. The friendly and supportive environment at SCFE, along with the qualifications on offer all provide students with a solid foundation, whether entering Higher Education Institutes, Universities or going directly into employment. You choose what’s right for you! The staff of Sallynoggin College will be there to help and support you on every step of your journey. Our mission is to help you to become the best you can be. The students who make up the thriving community of Sallynoggin College come from a wide variety of backgrounds and walks of life, and cover a huge spectrum of interests. We’re proud to say that we cater for everyone who makes the smart move and joins us. All courses, either of one or two-year duration and run from September to May, are quality assured and certified by national and international awarding bodies, including QQI at level 5 and Level 6, International Therapy Exercise Council (ITEC), and other relevant awards. All are recognised on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students of all SCFE courses may progress to Higher Education Institutes and Universities. Sallynoggin College is also pleased to welcome Transition Year Students. TY students can come to us to complete their Work Experience module, while also sampling some of the courses on offer. And of course they get to experience the real excitement of college life! 46 offers courses in the area of Fitness Instruction and Exercise, Personal Training, Yoga and Pilates Teaching. The Personal Training courses offer two options to specialise in either Strength & Conditioning or Sports Therapies which includes sports massage and Physiotherapy Assistant. All courses in this area include studying nutrition. ‘‘The course was challenging at times as the standards set for both Sports Massage and Personal Training are extremely high. However, I found this to be a positive as it helped prepare me for both working in the industry and furthering my education in studying for an honours degree in Strength and Conditioning in St Marys University, UK.’ Jonathan Harris Wright Hairdressing & Beauty Therapies includes a wide range of treatments and also incorporates workshops in Barbering. ‘‘Since graduating I have completed my apprenticeship with Peter Mark. I am currently teaching at SCFE and running my own business as a stylist. My most recent achievement is Winner of the 2016 Image Magazine Business & Beauty Award (Young Talent in Hair Category), with which I am absolutely delighted. I was also awarded Group Winner of the Peter Mark Colour Trophy 2013.’.’ Linda Thornton Exciting New Courses! In keeping with Sallynoggin College’s stated aim of keeping ahead of the curve, we’ve introduced some New Courses you might like to check out! INCLUSIVE EDUCATION & TRAINING WITH DISABILIY STUDIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING, YOGA TEACHING INCLUDING WELLBEING AND HOLISTIC STUDIES COURSE, AND PILATES TEACHING, INCLUDING SOMATIC STUDIES. This year, due to expansion in the scope of Wellbeing and Fitness training, we are delighted to have introduced a Yoga Teacher Training course, including Wellbeing and Holistic studies. This exciting new course also offers training in Reflexology, Massage and Nutrition. Pilates Teacher Training including Somatic Studies, which is new for September 2019, includes Movement Therapy, which compliments and enhances Pilates teaching. For added ‘flexibility’, both courses are run during the mornings, Monday to Friday! Fashion Industry Practice students Shane Cummins & Barbara Heffernan Early Childhood Care and Education includes the option to specialise in Special Needs Assisting, School Age Childcare and Creative Arts in Early Childhood. The course also includes the Lámh Sign Language Training Programme. ‘Upskilling to a QQI Level 6 Childcare qualification in Sallynoggin College has enabled me to ensure I am right up to date with the delivery of Aistear, the National Curriculum Framework, and Síolta, the National Quality Framework, and all the other legislation required to provide a high quality childcare service’ Averil Ryan Owner/Manager Tiny Tots Childcare Service Other recent course developments include the introduction of Musical Theatre to the Dance course, which will enable students to acquire a broader range of skills in Dance, Performance and Musical Theatre. This course compliments our existing Performing Arts training. The enhanced range of performing arts skills is vital in this increasingly competitive field, to ensure the student can compete with the all-singing, all- dancing and acting ‘triple theatre performer’! Inclusive Education and Training, Disability Studies and Special Needs Assisting. This course will enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills to implement best practice in this field of study. It will lead to further study or employment opportunities in a range of services for adults and children with disabilities or special needs in Pre schools Primary or Secondary schools and in the public and private health sector. 47