The Open College was founded to offer courses on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) to the general public by Distance Learning, eLearning & Attendance Learning and to provide these courses at affordable prices.
We are recognised as Ireland's leading dedicated provider of FETAC award Courses and this recognition is based on the quality of our course materials, the professionalism of our tutors and the exceptional value for money we offer which is why we always ask - ‘why pay more for the same course?’.
This course equips Managers including those new to Management with comprehensive skills in the management of people, resources and activities. The course is based around eight sought after and highly practical modules but you have a choice of 11 elective modules.
As new Government regulations stipulate that a FETAC Level 5 qualification is the minimum requirement for an individual to work within the Healthcare sector, The Open College's suite of Healthcare modules will enable participants to satisfy this requirement and avail of the employment opportunities that exist within the Healthcare sector. We have over 15 Healthcare Awards including Major Awards: Healthcare Major Award - 5M4339 (FETAC Level 5)
The Early Childhood Care and Education Level 6 Major award programme - 6M2007 will provide learners with the knowledge, skill and competence to work as autonomous practitioners and to lead and supervise others in the provision of quality early childhood care and education in a variety of ECCE settings, whether working in a day care nursery, crèche, pre-school / after school facility or with families as a professional childminder. The programme meets the educational requirements as set out for the Government’s Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) scheme introduced in 2009. The ECCE requires that at least one person in each childcare centre or crèche has this qualification. It will provide a major boost to your career prospects if you are interested in developing a career in childcare. See inside for more details ........
The Healthcare Support Course is designed to give those wishing to work in the healthcare system a thorough grounding in the necessary skills. The course is relevant and highly practical, with each module focusing on a specific area of care. Whether planning to work in hospitals, in the community, in residential care or childcare learners will find stimulating and functional modules with knowledge which can easily be applied to the workplace. Due to our size and comprehensive range of quality FETAC Awards, we can offer learners the option to design and study the awards/modules that best suit their learning style and career goals. We do not restrict and limit learners to set elective Modules and you can choose from 15 elective modules on this Major Award.
This Digital Marketing online or attendance course will introduce students to the core competencies required to develop and execute digital marketing strategies and activities. It will provide a detailed understanding of what Digital Marketing is, major trends and important concepts such as Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Science of Adwords Traffic, types of Online marketing, eMail Marketing, Viral Marketing, Online PR, and Social Networking etc..
If you are considering a career as a Digital Marketing Manager, or you just want to Improve Your Digital Marketing Skills? This FETAC Level 5 Certificate in Digital Marketing Could Be Just the Course You've Been Waiting For!
The Open College through the Momentum programme are now offering you FREE Training, Work Experience and FETAC certification without affecting any social welfare benefits you are currently receiving. We will be running a FETAC Healthcare Support - Major Award attendance course starting on Monday September 2nd 2013 in Dublin. To avail of the FREE Places on this outstanding course which offers you exceptional career prospects please apply immediately because the number of places are very limited. All the requirements listed below must be achieved and you must be available for 2 days training a week starting on Monday September 2nd to January 2014. The training will take place in our specialised training rooms here in The Learning Centre, Leopardstown Business Centre, Dublin 18 which has ample free parking and is easily accessible from the Luas Green Line (Leopardstown Valley stop), Sandyford and the M50.
This intensive FETAC Level 6 Early Childhood Care & Education programme is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, skill and competence to work as an autonomous practitioner and or take responsibility for the work of others in leading and coordinating the provision of a quality early childhood care and education environment which promotes children's well-being, development and learning. The programme meets the educational requirements as set out for the Government’s Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) scheme introduced in 2009. It will provide a major boost to your career prospects if you are interested in delivering a career in childcare.