Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Peter Whooley from Forestry Careers Ireland to give some advice for people considering this job:

Peter Whooley

Forester

Forestry Careers Ireland

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Peter Whooley
I would tell anyone considering a job as a forester to try your best as forestry will always be there.
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Ballsbridge College of Further Education

Dublin

Further Education

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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About Us

Ballsbridge College of Further Education is a long-established State-owned College situated in the suburb of Ballsbridge just two kilometres from Dublin city centre. Located at the heart of the business community, the College is easily accessible by public transport including Dublin’s light rail system, the DART.

Courses in Ballsbridge College are designed to offer the best education and training available.

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Why us?

Our students are at the centre of everything we do. We provide educational programmes of excellence that respond to the needs of local, national and international students.  We pride ourselves on maintaining a stimulating learning environment where all our students are supported and encouraged to achieve their potential.

Graduates of our QQI Level 5 and Level 6 are very successful at gaining entry to level 6, 7 and 8 courses in institutes of technology and universities through the Higher Education Link Scheme. We have opened up other progression routes for our students through our partnerships with third level institutions.

Ballsbridge College offers a wide range of PLC programmes, some of which are exclusive to the College. We have built a strong reputation over the years for developing and delivering innovative programmes at both Level 5 and 6.   

Ballsbridge College has a long established reputation as a provider of quality PLC programmes. The College has developed close links with employers, Higher Education Institutes and professional bodies to offer employment opportunities and progression routes to our graduates.   

The college is a small friendly place in Ballsbridge, only 2kms from  Dublin city centre.  We are well served by bus, DART, and LUAS connections. 


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Open Day 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Open Day 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Open Day 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Open Day 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Open Day 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Open Day 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
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