Open days being hosted at school campuses in Ballina, Castlebar and Westport

Open days being hosted at school campuses in Ballina, Castlebar and Westport
Open days being hosted at school campuses in Ballina, Castlebar and Westport

Over 40 programs on supply by Mayo School of Additional Schooling and Coaching

Mayo School of Additional Schooling and Coaching will likely be holding an Open Day on Thursday subsequent, September 1, from 12 midday to 4 p.m, at their three campus areas in Ballina, Castlebar and Westport.

There are over 40 programs throughout our three campuses and the excellent course providing is accessible on

The 40 QQI Stage 5 and Stage 6 programs on supply will allow learners to fulfill the calls for of the trendy social and financial atmosphere.

The Mayo school will supply distinctive instructional alternatives for varsity leavers, lifelong learners, returning learners and the broader group.

It’s going to function a beacon of studying for the area and afford learners the chance for educational, employment and social development.

Work placement is an integral a part of all programmes, and the IT amenities are of an distinctive normal. Innovation and improvement have at all times been on the core in fact supply.

The faculty is continually updating and growing programmes to go well with the office, the financial system and third-level establishments.

Therefore, the success fee of scholars on completion of their programs is superb.

Many have gone on to 3rd degree establishments everywhere in the nation and past, or arrange profitable companies, whereas others have discovered employment of their chosen discipline through well-established hyperlinks with employers and enterprise organisations within the area and elsewhere.

Learners will likely be given an opportunity to partake in Erasmus+ paid work placement in a variety of European international locations, together with France, Spain, Estonia, Iceland, Germany, Poland and Denmark.

There are over 100 laptops out there to lend to learners for the educational yr.

Along with these laptops, all college students are given 5 free copies of Workplace 365 and Adobe Artistic Cloud the place their course requires this software program.

College students may even be given the chance to take part in golf equipment and societies, play soccer in competitors with Institutes of Know-how and different FET centres, or achieve management expertise by turning into a category consultant or member of the Scholar Council.

The strategy taken to instructing and studying is each optimistic and affirming.

Incapacity Assist Workers will assist learners with documented disabilities/particular studying difficulties.

As well as, Steerage Counsellors will assist these in search of profession recommendation or these encountering private points.

Highlights from the Castlebar Campus

The newly developed Early Studying and Care Stage 5 and Stage 6 will start in a newly furnished and designed Early Years’ Room.

A variety of sports activities programs have been added to the course providing together with Sports activities & Bodily Remedy, Sports activities Diet and Sports activities Recreation & Train at Stage 6.

Within the IT/Multimedia and Design space, Digital Advertising and marketing has been added to the combination with the introduction of the programme Graphic & Net Design with Digital Advertising and marketing. This can give learners important expertise in industry-standard Graphics Software program with Design Abilities whereas additionally offering them with Digital Advertising and marketing/Social Media Advertising and marketing Abilities for the Digital Economic system.

Nursing Research and Healthcare Assist are run from a devoted Nursing Room geared up with the newest healthcare gear.

Music is delivered from a devoted music room with a sound recording studio and {industry} normal recording gear.

As well as, there may be ample alternative for profitable graduates within the enterprise space to partake in a variety of programs.

Highlights from the Westport Campus

The Agriculture Stage 5 & Stage 6 programs have been redeveloped just lately, with all modules being redesigned, rewritten and accepted by QQI.

College students have entry to the faculty farm to practise their expertise, and this yr the faculty bought a Tenstar Tractor Simulator with a number of driving workouts and simulations.

This permits our college students to practise and grow to be proficient in numerous lifelike tractor-related actions within the most secure of environments.

College students within the Horticulture Stage 6 course have entry to on-site polytunnels and a devoted Horticulture space which features a lovely orchard.

The Artwork Room has just lately been fully refurbished with new gear being added and IT amenities up to date permitting college students to work on the newest software program.

The Pictures Studio has additionally benefited from some vital funding in gear and sources just lately.

This ensures that college students are coaching utilizing the best high quality industry-standard gear.

A newly constructed Dog Grooming facility and a totally kitted Science Laboratory are utilized by Animal Care Stage 5 & Animal Science Stage 6 college students.

Laboratory methods is a brand new course that gives glorious development alternatives to Greater Schooling.

Healthcare Assist college students fine-tune their care expertise in a Healthcare Abilities Lab, which incorporates nursing manikins designed for a number of situations and diagnostic gear, together with an ECG machine with a simulator for practising important indicators.

The state-of-the-art Magnificence and Hairdressing Salons have additionally benefited from vital current investments.

Magnificence Remedy Stage 5 & Stage 6 college students practise their expertise utilizing industry-standard gear in our massive Magnificence Salon whereas Hairdressing Stage 5 & Stage 6 college students have additionally benefitted from the current acquisition of latest salon furnishings and gear.

Motor Know-how Stage 5 college students have entry to the faculty storage, which boasts all the gear and diagnostics wanted for preparation for work within the {industry}, together with an industry-standard hydraulic carry, braking programs and lighting and wiring coaching boards.

These college students even have entry to our extremely geared up Engineering Room which incorporates Arc and Mig Welders and different engineering gear. College students within the Workplace Administration Stage 5 course, like all the scholars within the school, have entry to the newest Workplace 365 software program and our IT sources are replenished and changed commonly.

Highlights from the Ballina Campus

The latest addition to Mayo School is the Ballina Campus on Abbey Road in Ballina. This constructing will boast cutting-edge amenities, together with a custom-built healthcare room and devoted IT labs.

New programs on supply will embody Pharmacy Assistant, Policing and Safety, Workplace Administration, Animation and Emergency Care Personnel (Pre- Paramedic, Fireplace & Ambulance)

There aren’t any utility or tuition charges for all of the programs on supply. All programs are eligible for SUSI grants.

There are exemptions from some examination charges for medical card holders and people in receipt of the Again to Schooling Allowance and the SUSI grant.

The faculty is at present accepting functions via for all programs commencing in September 2022.

Please cellphone 094 90 23134 or e-mail

The three campus areas are as follows.

Castlebar Campus




094 9023134

Westport Campus

Newport Highway



098 50800

Ballina Campus

Abbey Road


F26 E264

094 90 23134

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