Monaghan Institute – Your Future Starts Here

Monaghan Institute is a Further Education centre of excellence located in Monaghan town. For 30 years, Monaghan Institute has been offering an ever-expanding range of further education and training courses to learners from the locality and further afield. 

Courses available include Digital Media & Web Design, Liberal Arts, Teaching and Training, Computer Software & Games Design, Business & Office Administration, Early Learning & Care, Nursing, Healthcare, Applied Social Studies, Travel & Tourism, Sport & Recreation, Engineering, Animal Science, Beauty Therapy, Hairdressing, plus a suite of very successful Pre-University Programmes. 

In 2023, Monaghan Institute will commence offering the following NEW courses to students: 

CS02 Occupational Therapy Assistant, a course ideal for those wishing to pursue a career within the field of Occupational Therapy. 

CS05 Mental Health Support, which is a relevant field currently and in growing demand. The course is designed for a broad spectrum of health care workers or individuals who would benefit from a greater understanding of Mental Health 

ELC3 New Stage 2 Advanced Certificate in Early Learning and Care Level 6 with option of SNA, this course can help graduates of Stage 1 (Level 5) to advance their skills and knowledge in the ELC sector. This award also provides the learner with the opportunity to transfer and progress into further and higher education and training. 

CE06 Journalism and Podcasting for new Media, a course ideal for both school leavers and experienced mature learners seeking the necessary preparation to work or study further in the field of print and podcasting journalism. 

CE09 Construction Engineering and Renewable Energy Technology, an opportunity for learners to study several different branches Construction Engineering with focus on new and emerging areas of Renewable Energy Technology. 

LTS1 Physiotherapy Assistant, this course aims to equip the learner with the necessary skill required to progress on to potential employment as a Physiotherapy Assistant or a Health Care Assistant. 

PU04 Pre-Uni Engineering, this course has been designed to meet the needs of a variety of students wishing to study Engineering and Construction at third level. Core competencies in Engineering are studied giving students an excellent foundation to their studies. 

Fully equipped

The College has fully equipped practical rooms, science and IT labs, Multi-media laboratories, two hi-spec iMac labs, a Hairdressing Salon, Beauty Therapy rooms, a Dog Grooming Parlour, Nursing Practical room, Electrical and Engineering Workshops.  

In addition, there are regular/general classrooms, tiered lecture halls, a library, consulting rooms, restaurant and study areas. The Institute also has access to the Garage Theatre on the campus, and shared use of a Sports Hall with a fitness suite.  

In summary, it is a first-class facility, which staff and students are delighted to be part of. If you haven’t had an opportunity to visit the MI campus our Open Day takes place on 9th March, 2023 and we would be delighted to show you around. 

Professional education

Leading certification authorities such as QQI, VTCT(ITEC), City & Guilds, MOS, SEC and CompTIA ensure that learners completing one-year or two-year courses at Monaghan Institute may obtain qualifications of the highest standard. 

The range of courses available provides a comprehensive and professional education for learners who then have enhanced opportunities to enter the workforce or proceed to further study at Institutes of Technology, Further Education Colleges or Universities. Employers who seek graduates from our courses speak highly of our training programmes. 

 Applications for 2023-2024 courses that start in September are currently being accepted. You can browse all our courses and apply online @

The first round of applications will close on 28th February 2023. Applications received after this date will be processed in the second round of offers. If you have any queries, we can also be contacted via email: or by telephone: 047-84900. 

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