Working in healthcare is often described as a vocation rather than an occupation. The work of a healthcare professional is diverse, challenging and indeed very rewarding providing care to a range of vulnerable individuals. Healthcare is however changing in Ireland, with the HSE currently...

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In Ireland, sport supports 40,000 jobs and as a nation we spend more than €2 billion on sport-related activity every year. For those with a love for sport a wide and increasing range of career opportunities exist in the sporting world, covering a diverse range of disciplines. Knowledge is power...

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Portobello Institute are committed to helping learners at every stage of their career and appreciate that all students are at different stages in their lives and that every learner is unique. We also understand and value these differences between our learners and appreciate that everyone has their...

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In line with the release of a new schedule of Level 5 dates in Cork we are delighted to share this inspirational story from one of our successful graduates, Mark Moloney. Before committing to the course Mark originally came from a trade background, quoting for and managing various commercial,...

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Students who commit to the Level 7 in Early Childhood studies will study the degree through blended learning where a large proportion of study is completed online. Distance learning has become a very popular study option among busy adults. It gives learners the opportunity to study where...

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Today we met with Montessori Level 6 student Gianluca Marangon on his journey to date, a true inspiration for men wishing to work in the Early Years sector. Research shows that men are the minority in this sector, estimated at around 1% of the workforce but there is a continuing shift in...

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Do you want to develop different styles with pure imagination to get that special look? The makeup Masterclass workshops at Portobello Institute are designed to introduce and teach the essentials of makeup. Whether you are looking to expand on your own makeup skills or want to explore a new area...

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We are delighted to announce our brand new hands-on and highly sought after beauty programme in Quick start Nail, Lash & Brow, which can be completed over 5 training days. This exclusive course has been designed to fast track and to teach all the practical elements for some of the most...

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Choosing a third level course can be a daunting task for every school leaver and indeed adult learner so we have put together some tips to help those hoping to attend an open day. Third level colleges offer open days to help students to benefit from specific course details and to essentially...

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For any learner, going back to college or continuing with education can be daunting regardless of the time spent away from study. We have put this piece together to help give potential students the full confidence that they can achieve a sports degree. At Portobello Institute we understand and...

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For any learner, going back to education can be daunting regardless of the time spent away from study, so we have put this piece together to help give potential students the full confidence that they can achieve a Level 7 degree in Early Childhood studies. Our blended degree programme has been...

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        Special Needs Assistant one week intensive study allows for compressed learning covering the equivalent course content of a standard 12 week course, with face-to-face peer discussion, networking and completion in a much shorter concentrated time-frame. On completion of the one week...

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