St Johns College – New Directions

New Directions

QQI Code 4M0855 (Level 4)

St Johns College

1 Year (Starts September)

Course Aims


  • Computer Applications,
  • Information Technology Skills,
  • Digital Media Technology,
  • Desktop Publishing,
  • Customer Service,
  • Mathematics,
  • Communications,
  • Work Experience


All VTOS applicants must be over 21 and in receipt of or a dependent of a Social Protection payment for at least 6 months before starting the course. Participation in a CE or FAS scheme counts in the calculation of six months once you must be in receipt of a relevant Social Protection payment immediately before starting the course.All applicants who present for this course will be given individual guidance by qualified tutors who are in a position to make recommendations as to what courses may suit their learning needs.

You may also be eligible to avail of a Back to Education Allowance (BTEA). The BTEA is an educational opportunities scheme for persons in receipt of certain social welfare payments and who wish to pursue an approved full-time second or third level course of education in an approved college leading to a recognised qualification.