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Portobello Institute Makes Education Accessible.

Fitting study around work, family and personal commitments is the norm when considering study options – an education that is accessible, achievable and affordable is the ideal. Our flexible modes of study can offer the options of achieving the same qualification through full time, part time, blended or online study. We fit our support options to your learning style offering you one to one tutor support in person, by email or telephone. Affordable payment plans are available across many of our courses with fixed monthly payments ensuring you can spread the costs over the duration of your studies. Portobello Institute strives to make education accessible, achievable and affordable to those seeking employment in sectors where there is a demand for well-educated and skilled graduates.

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Portobello Institute offers you the opportunity to study for an accredited degree or masters specifically designed for the aviation industry. Courses are available to study full-time or completing a course by blended learning and studying at a time suited to you.

No. of Courses: 2

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Business of Fashion

Fashion industry knowledge, experience and a network of contacts among our team ensure work placements within Ireland’s leading retailers. Our courses provide you with hands on practical work experience, an insight into the industry and a network of connections.

No. of Courses: 6

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Early Years & Montessori

Our Early Years department are passionate about the impact higher education can have for practitioners, children and families. With one-to-one support throughout your learning journey, our early years department are dedicated to helping you achieve your qualification.

No. of Courses: 10

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Facilities Management

Experienced FMs with an understanding of the challenges of working long hours in a demanding role, lead our Facilities Management Department. Our IWFM awards and degrees are delivered through blended learning, allowing you to fit your study around your busy working life

No. of Courses: 13

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Health Science

We offer a dynamic, forward-thinking environment that is focused on developing graduates who are clinical practitioners ready to join the compassionate and competent professionals who are committed to improving lives. We offer courses at further education, undergraduate

No. of Courses: 2

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Special Needs Assisting

Whether you are already working in special needs support, considering a change of career or want to further your knowledge for personal or family reasons, our team in the Special Needs Assisting department are dedicated to helping you achieve your qualification.

No. of Courses: 6

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Developing graduates who are proficient, evidence-based practitioners is the focus of our team in the Sports department. Our degrees provide you with the opportunity to gain practical hands on work experience with paths for progression to Physiotherapy and PE teaching.

No. of Courses: 16

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With over 25 years experience training professionals for the tourism sector, our team have a wealth of industry knowledge and experience. They have carefully developed a work placement programme with a strong network of connections in the industry.

No. of Courses: 1

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