The makeup artistry industry is one that experiences constant growth, evolution and change and for many includes great benefits like travel, flexibility and glamour. Makeup artistry takes alot of hard work and dedication to perfect a person’s beauty. All takes time, commitment and...

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        Aoife completed her QQI Level 6 in Early Childhood with Portobello Institute in 2013. She knew she had always wanted to care for and teach young children. “This seemed like the obvious path for me.” After completing the level 6 course Aoife quickly became aware of the importance for...

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          Alban undertook the Special Needs level 5 course at Portobello Institute as a positive addition to his current skillset and to essentially open up new opportunities for him. He has been a trainer facilitator for more than 12 years delivering soft skill education and life coaching in...

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        Business is an extremely diverse profession with countless opportunity. Business graduates are generally in high demand, have transferrable skills with diverse career opportunities to work in any industry.  Business courses are among the most popular areas of study at third level...

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      From a very young age Elaine was largely influenced by her mum’s keen interest in and love of fashion. Together with her own early retail experience working in Brown Thomas, it was the beginning of her love for fashion. “I chose the fashion buying course at Portobello Institute as I...

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      Orla completed the QQI Level 5 in Special Needs through intensive training at Portobello Institute in July 2017. Orla has always had a keen interest in special needs and before starting this course was employed in the financial services. She completed the intensive course in one full...

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        For many considering a course in legal studies it is entry into the world of law. Legal Studies is generally a one year programme which provides students with an excellent base in law and is designed for those wishing to obtain a foundation in the core principles of Irish Law....

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          Seana’s creative journey began while living in New York when she started work as an intern at a fashion PR boutique. This gave her an important insight into the importance of brand awareness as well as giving exposure to new labels and recognising key trends for every...

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          Simon has been working in retail as a manager and has always been interested in buying. After alot of time spent researching he knew that the course provided by Portobello Institute was the right choice for him. Overall, Simon found the course to be great, it was very hands on...

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          After five years of working as a primary school teacher in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Maria decided to move to Paris where she began working in a school. It was here she experienced Montessori education first hand. From that moment she knew she wanted to get trained in the...

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              Ali Rose completed the Semi Permanent Eyelashes workshop in Portobello Institute in June 2017. Ali Rose is employed as a nurse in a neuro surgical ward and essentially completed the course in contrast to her main occupation and as a potential means to another income. For...

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Pre-University Business Studies  “When I did the leaving certificate I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do.  I met with Portobello Institute and they guided me in the right direction.  I completed the Pre-university Business Studies course in Portobello Institute and I am...

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