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Limited places still available on Sport, Recreation & Fitness Course



Are you interested in completing a Sport, Recreation & Fitness course?

This course allows the learner to explore the Sport Recreation and Exercise industry where they will re-skill/up-skill in areas such as coaching, fitness instruction, swimming and gain knowledge in sport related subject areas that provide them with a knowledge base for future educational programmes or employment.  Modules include Sport & Recreation Studies, Exercise & Fitness, Leisure Facility Administration, Soccer Coaching, Gaelic Football Coaching and Lifeguarding/Swimming & Water Safety among others.  This is always a very popular course with limited places available.  If you believe that you would enjoy and benefit from attending this course, contact Moate Business College on 09064 81178 or email  Alternatively, apply online by clicking the Apply Now button at the top of the page.

Join our Art & Craft Course


There are a limited number of places still available on our Art and Craft course for those who want to develop their artistic potential.  The course is level 5 QQI certified and is run from Monday to Thursday, 9.30 – 1.00 p.m over a 2 year period. 

This course offers participants the opportunity to explore, experiment and learn a wide range of art and craft techniques through 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art. It is geared towards people who have an interest in this area and would like to gain some professional training; and also for people who would like to take on art as a new hobby.  No previous experience in art is required for this course. 

For further information, contact Moate Business College on 09064 81178 or email Alternatively, apply online by clicking the Apply Now button at the top of the page.

Evening Courses September 2017

evening classes

User Guide for Garda E-Vetting

A userguide has been issued to help students apply for garda vetting through the new E-Vetting system. This guide can be downloaded from here.

Bus Routes to Moate Business College


Bus routes to and from Moate Business College have been updated for the Academic year starting September 2017 and can be seen here.




Second Year Entry to Institutes of Technology

Moate Business College has developed progression links with a number of Institutes of Technology namely, Athlone IT, Galway Mayo IT, Carlow IT, DIT and Sligo IT.  These links allow students who have successfully completed their Level 6 programme in Moate Business College advanced entry into the relevant second year of their chosen Degree courses

Courses available:

QQI/FETAC Level 6 Certificate in Business Computing (Code: 6M4985)

QQI/FETAC Level 6 Certificate in Tourism and Business (Code: 6M5012)

QQI/FETAC Level 6 Certificate in Administration (Code: 6M5013)

QQI/FETAC Level 6 Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education (6M2007)

QQI/FETAC Level 6 Certificate in Community Development (6M3674)



Bus Routes To and From MBC

For current and potential students see the bus routes and timetables to and from MBC


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News in Brief


Second Year courses commence Wednesday 20th September 2017

Graduation evening will be held on Friday 24th November 2017

MBC's new Part-Time Evening Course Timetable is now available and can be found by following the Part-Time Courses Link above. Registration takes place on Monday 18th September 2017 from 7pm to 8pm with classes commencing the following Monday 25th September.First Year courses commence Wednesday 13th September 2017

More links established between MBC and Institutes of Technology

Moate Business College and Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) have signed a cooperation agreement which will offer enhanced access and progression for students in the midlands. MBC is also in consultation with a number of Higher Education institutions to enable our students to apply directly to the second year of courses. For more information contact the college on 090 6481178