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Introduction to Science (QQI Level 4)

This one year programme is designed for anyone interested in studying Science and who may want to progress to our QQI Level 5 Science Programmes. This introductory programme will allow you to explore science at a very practical level with lots of hands-on exploration of the sciences including work experience.

  • Biology
  • Everyday Science
  • Communications
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Literacy
  • Information Technology Skills
  • Computer Applications
  • Teamwork
  • Work Experience

Modules are subject to change.

All applicants are subject to an interview and an online assessment.

For further information, please contact Patricia McGuckin on 057 9349472 or email

There are no fees for this course.

VTOS: If you are over 21 years of age, are unemployed and have been getting certain social welfare payments for at least 6 months you can apply for the Vocational Training and Opportunities Scheme (VTOS). Successful applicants can receive a VTOS payment for the duration of the course, instead of their social welfare payment. Small meal and travel allowances may also apply.


Course Details

Code: 4M2010

Award Title: QQI Level 4 – Certification in General Learning

Duration: One year – September 2024 to May 2025.