The Department of Education and Skills provides a means-tested maintenance grant for learners attending full-time Further Education courses. Information regarding eligibility and application details is available at www.StudentFinance.ie
Maintenance Grant Scheme for Post Leaving Certificate Courses 2019-2020
All grant applications must be made online to a single awarding authority SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland), through http://www.susi.ie
The Closing date for grant applications is August 1, 2019
Students who have completed a QQI Level 5 course and are now commencing a QQI Level 6 course are deemed to be commencing a new course and must also apply to the SUSI online system.
Any student coming direct from Leaving Certificate to a PLC course will not qualify for the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) and should apply for the maintenance grant.
Kinsale College has CETS approved courses, which means you can avail of full-time, part-time, after school only or after-school with transport Childcare places while you study here.