Students in Kinsale College have access to a Career Guidance Counsellor, whose role is to support and advise students on their educational and career development by providing an understanding, student centred, inclusive service that students are encouraged to use throughout the academic year.
The Career Guidance Counsellor can support students in:
• Discovering how to progress to 3rd level with QQI qualifications
• Completing CAO & UCAS application forms
• Study Skills, Time management & Exam preparation
• Exploring career & education options
• Updating CV’s & Cover Letter
• College visits and Career events
• Designated information area for careers and progression
• Updates and reminders posted on Facebook and College Moodle pages The Career Guidance Counsellor will deliver the service through group presentations, workshops & one-to-one meetings by appointment.
The Career Guidance Counsellor will deliver the service through group presentations and workshops and one-to-one meetings. The college Career Guidance Counsellor is Alayne Hynes, you can contact her on:
How to Apply
COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM
The application form can be completed online at www.kinsalecollege.ie or you can print a paper version from the website. When you apply online you will receive a personal account and ID, this will enable you to view all college correspondence in relation to your application. (Applicants can complete the application on-line in the college if required) If you print the application form, please complete all sections and return to the College at
ATTEND FOR INTERVIEW.
Applicants will be invited for interview at the college. Interviews are held a number of times per year from Springtime through to course commencement.
The interview simply acts to match the applicant against the course in terms of suitability, commitment and expectation.
ACCEPT PLACE ON COURSE
Successful applicants will be notified of the offer of a place on a college course by post and by e-mail. Applicants must secure this place by paying the relevant Course Fee before a set date. Failure to do so may result in the place being offered to another applicant.
REGISTRATION AND INDUCTION
When students are offered a place on a course the notification will also contain information regarding dates for registration and induction. All students must attend the college on these designated dates.
Kinsale College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applications from students with documented disabilities and specific learning needs. The college is determined to provide appropriate support and help for such students within the limits of available resources.
This disability support includes assistive technology, alternative examination arrangements, specialist career guidance service, Tutor support, dyslexia screening and support along with advice on funding.
Kinsale College is committed to practices that safeguard the welfare of students, young people and vulnerable adults. Garda Vetting is conducted on students attending courses where interaction with children or vulnerable adults is a feature of the course.
Kinsale College offer an e-learning platform to every student. Every student is set up on Moodle.
Teachers upload class notes and activities onto moodle on a regular basis so students can access these notes at home.
Workshops are run every term as part of their tutorails. These range from:
Basic microsft word
Getting started on your assignments
We offer one to one study sessions for any student that feels the need support or guidence. Please let your Teacher or the Director aware of your request.
We recommend visiting the following site for online supports:
This mind map represents the work of the students involved in the Green Campus initiative that is run in 3rd level institutions through An Tasice. Promoting Biodiversity onsite is our main theme alongside reducing waste levels, energy and water use in the college. Bat boxes, bird tables, bee & butterfly meadows alongside planting native trees and shrubs and a strong emphasis on producing local organic food onsite helps us achieve our main theme of helping improve biodiversity onsite