Adult Education Evening Courses 

Registration Evening on Monday 23rd September 2019, 7 to 9pm

Courses commence week beginning September 30th 2019

Welcome to Moate Business College Adult Education page. We run a range of classes, covering a wide variety of subject areas, during our Autumn and Spring terms. Whether you want to learn a new skill, gain a qualification, take up a new hobby, meet new people, we have a class to suit you.

What does the course involve?

This exclusive six week makeup course is designed to teach you practical and trend makeup starting with learning the key principles of prepping the skin, colour correcting the skin tone, contouring, highlighting, brows and a selection of different eye makeup looks including liquid eyeliner and occasional false eyelashes.  Each week the tutor will demo a makeup look and talk through each step, sharing 14 years of knowledge working in the Beauty and Makeup industry.  You will then get to recreate the look on yourself with the tutor’s assistance.

Day / Time:
Monday from 19:00-21:00

Duration:
6 Weeks

Cost:
€120

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What does the course involve?

This is a fun and practical nail course for those who want to save some cash and do their own nails.  Learn how to prepare the natural nail, apply base, colour and top coat as well as the professional tricks of the trade. Professional kit used and this course is certified by the Advanced Institute of Nail Technology.

Day / Time:
Monday from 19:00-22:00

Duration:
6 Weeks

Cost:
€160

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What does the course involve?

Have fun learning guitar from how to change strings, to simple chords, strumming techniques and various songs.  Own guitar required.

Day / Time:
Monday from 19:00 – 20:00

Duration:
8 Weeks

Cost:
€80

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What does the course involve?

Are you new to the Chinese language? Gain an introduction to Chinese conversation and also  build your knowledge of traditional and popular Chinese culture.

Day / Time:
Monday from 19:00 – 21:00

Duration:
10 Weeks

Cost:
€100

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What does the course involve?

Learn how to use your SLR Digital Camera – including which Lens to choose, features of the camera, shutter speeds, shooting techniques, flash photography.  Own camera required.

(Daylight Photo Workshop included)

Day / Time:
Monday from 19:00 – 21:00

Duration:
6 Weeks

Cost:
€150

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What does the course involve?

Learn how to use your computer to complete basic tasks such as understanding file management, sending and receiving email, using the internet and basic word processing skills.

Day / Time:
Monday from 19:30 – 21:00

Duration:
8 Weeks

Cost:
€100

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What does the course involve?

Learn more about using your home computer using applications such as MS Word: letters, clip art, tables, MS Excel: charts & formulas, MS PowerPoint: creating and animating slides as well as using email attachments and Internet usage and security.

Day / Time:
Monday from 19:00 – 21:00

Duration:
10 Weeks

Cost:
€120

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What does the course involve?

This course will go through a number of printmaking techniques such as wood cuts, lino, dry point, collagraph to relief printing as well as transferring of imagery, inking and printing.   Suitable for the complete beginner to the budding artist.

Day / Time:
Monday from 19:00 – 21:00

Duration:
6 Weeks

Cost:
€120

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What does the course involve?

Don’t buy new furniture – upcycle, and customise it the way you want it. It’s thrifty, creative, and easier than you might think.  With a bit of paint and some imagination, you can create something beautiful at a fraction of the price of purchasing new.  Learn some of these techniques in our new upcycling course.

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Day / Time:
Monday from 19:00 – 21:00

Duration:
6 Weeks

Cost:
€100

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What does the course involve?

Hatha describes any kind of yoga where poses (asanas) are practiced, this would include Ashtanga, Vinyasa and Iyengar yoga to name a few popular styles.  Hatha yoga has developed in the western world into a style of yoga that is widely practiced. Hatha Yoga would be gentler with a focus on alignment, and physical and mental benefits of each pose, making Hatha the perfect choice for a novice yogi.

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Day / Time:
Monday from 19:30 – 21:00

Duration:
8 Weeks

Cost:
€80

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What does the course involve?

This component module will prepare the student with the knowledge, skills and competence in the principles and practices required to be an effective special needs assistant.  Topics include the historical context of special needs in Ireland, the role and responsibilities of the special needs assistant, the rights of children with special needs, as well as ways to support children with special needs in a range of activities, ensuring equality of opportunity.

Awarding Body:  QQI (5N1709) (QQI Level 5)

Day / Time:
Tuesday from 19:00 – 22:00

Duration:
10 Weeks

Cost:
€220

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What does the course involve?

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the theory and practice underpinning the education and care of those who present with special educational needs to enable the learner to assist in the provision of this education and care.

Awarding Body:  QQI (6N1957) (QQI Level 6)

Day / Time:
Monday from 19:00 – 22:00

Duration:
10 Weeks

Cost:
€240

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What does the course involve?

Bridge is fun, which is one of the many reasons to learn the game.  It offers the suspense of poker, the cerebral qualities of chess and the excitement of athletic sports, all in a social setting where you’re a participant, not just a spectator. Bridge is social.  A game of bridge involves communication and cooperation with your partner and interaction with the opponents.

Day / Time:
Tuesday from 19:30 – 21:30

Duration:
10 Weeks

Cost:
€100

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What does this course involve?

Online activity is so common that having at least a basic knowledge of using the Internet has become almost a necessity. Internet for everyday use will give you the confidence to book flights & holidays online, pay your car tax, pay your utility bills, send emails with attachments, catch up on your favourite TV shows, shopping online, online banking, download forms and much more in a relaxed, friendly environment.

Day / Time:
Tuesday from 19:00 – 21:00

Duration:
6 Weeks

Cost:
€80

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What does this course involve?

This is a hands on leisure class, where students will learn about all the materials and products needed to make beautiful flower arrangements.  Content will include learning about hardware, foraging for greenery, conditioning flowers to ensure longer life and different types of display. This course is suitable for beginners who want to try their hand at working with flowers.

Day / Time:
Tuesday from 19:00 – 21:00

Duration:
6 Weeks

Cost:
€80

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What does this course involve?

This course will cover every day practical topics such as basic vocabulary and writing skills such as your home, family, holidays, numbers, dates and form filling in a fun practical environment.

Day / Time:
Tuesday from 19:00 – 20:30

Duration:
8 Weeks

Cost:
€80

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What does this course involve?

The purpose of our QQI Care Skills & Care of the Older Person course is to equip you with the skills, knowledge and competence required to work under supervision and independently in a range of Healthcare settings and/or to progress to higher education and training.

Day / Time:
Tuesday from 19:00 – 22:00

Duration:
10 Weeks

Cost:
€220

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What does this course involve?

During this course you will gain the skills necessary to use a range of word processing functions. These include creating documents applying a range of text processing features including – margins and line spacing, indenting text and paragraphs, borders and shading, numbering and bullets, copying and pasting text, enhancing text, graphics, tables and mail merge.

Day / Time:
Tuesday from 19:00 – 22:00

Duration:
10 Weeks

Cost:
€220

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General Information:

  • Fees are non-refundable except when a class does not form
  • Fees are payable in full on enrolment. Fees can be paid through cash or cheques. We are unable to accept debit or credit card payments at this time.
  • Smoking on College premises is prohibited.
  • Moate Business College does not accept responsibility for property
    damaged or mislaid on the premises.
  • Participants must be over 16 years of age.
  • Materials may need to be bought for some courses
  • Please note that classes may fill before enrolment night.  Places are
    strictly filled on a first come; first served basis. Book early to avoid
    disappointment. Enrol now through postal enrolment to secure your
    place.
  • Classes will only run if there are sufficient participants – bring a friend!

Refunds of Fees

  • Fees will be refunded where a course does not take place
  • All requests for refunds of fees must be made in writing to the Director of Adult Education

Enrolment procedure

By post: complete the enrolment/application form and send with
cheque which should be made payable to (Moate Community School)
Enrolment/Registration Night: dates will be clearly outlined on the
Autumn/Spring brochures. Payment by cash and cheque only.

New Class Suggestion

If you don’t see a course here to interest you, or have a suggestion for a new course, please let us know.   If you are interested in tutoring a new course, we’d love to hear from you.  Please email us at: info@moatebc.com or Call: 090 6481178