Mayo College of Further Education & Training (Castlebar Campus) is strategically located in the centre of Mayo’s county town, the college provides a wonderful learning atmosphere for students of all ages and from all walks of life. Our student-focussed environment aims to cultivate confidence and self-belief, an entrepreneurial spirit of ambition and achievement and ability to pursue personal goals. The college enjoys an excellent reputation in the delivery of high-quality courses that lead to employment or Higher Education. All graduates enjoy substantially-improved employment prospects, while statistically, the college’s transfer rate to Third Level is significantly higher than the national average.

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The college offers technologically-sophisticated training in a range of Business, Administration and Secretarial Studies, along with specialisations in Medical and Legal Studies.

Our fully-equipped, hospital-ward-style nursing facility houses successful Nursing and Healthcare Support programmes: a new level 6 course in Healthcare Supervisory Management is now also on offer.

Our Applied Social Studies with Psychology course is a very popular choice with students, while the College boasts Mayo’s only full-time Level 5 music (with audition preparation) programme.

In line with growing demand the College has a particular emphasis on computing and offers successful courses in Game Development and Multi-Media Production, IT Software and Computer Networks.

New programmes are prepared and offered every year: please check out our College Prospectus for a full list of courses!

College facilities include:

  • Five High-Spec Computer Labs
  • Computer Networking Workshop
    High-Speed Wifi
  • Recording Studio
  • Dedicated Music Room
  • Fully-Equipped Nursing Facility
  • Practical Childcare Room
  • Art Room
  • Multi-Media Suite
  • State-of-the-Art Software Applications
  • Canteen
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Childcare Students at Mayo College of Further Education & Training(Castlebar Campus)


Contact Details
Address Mayo College of Further Education & Training,
Castlebar Campus,
Co. Mayo
F23 EW84
Telephone 094 90 23134
Email [email protected]
Principal  Michael Murphy
Deputy Principal


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