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Effective careers planning means exploring your options early. Our careers team are here to help. Whatever your age, course of study, plans or aspirations, the Careers Service is available to you. Professionally qualified careers advisers are available for consultation on career choice, further study options, presentation and other work place skills, jobsearch, applications/interview procedures and aptitude tests.

The Career Guidance Office contains a wide range of information on careers and further study options. Comprehensive information, internet access, computerised guidance programmes, video library etc., are all available to our students.

Contact details for CSN Careers and Counselling Service

Siobhan Daly              email:                          Tel: 021-2067608

Jim O Connell             email:                   Tel: 021-2067626

Career News May 2021

CSN course applications

Students interested in applying for CSN courses should apply through the College website, Please contact the Career’s Office for any advice and assistance.

New CIT/MTU course

CIT/MTU have announced a new course, Home Economics and Business, CR930. On completion of this three-year course, students can progress to the two-year P.M.E. in UCC and qualify to teach both subjects in a Secondary school. Leaving Certificate entry requirements are two H5s and four O6/H7s, an O6/H7 in Maths and English or Irish, and a H5 in Home Economics or a Laboratory Science subject. No QQI entry route to the course this year. If you have applied to CAO as a mature student, you can add it to your course choices under the change of mind facility until July 1st.


The free online CAO ‘change of mind’ facility opens on May 5th and operates until July 1st.

The Late Application facility closes on the 1st of May at 5.15pm. This is your last opportunity to apply for 2021 entry to third level places through the CAO. You cannot apply for restricted courses and for mature student places.

Susi grants

The Susi grant application system is now open. Apply as soon as possible through the Susi online application form. If you had a Susi grant this year you need to reapply.

Please contact the Careers Office for advice and assistance.

CIT/MTU Cork Colleges Progression Scheme

Cork Colleges Progression Scheme closing date May 1st. Complete application form online, You will need your PPS and CAO numbers to complete the short form. Contact Careers if need help or information.

CIT/MTU Maths course

CIT/MTU run a short Maths course in late May/early June for QQI students who do not have the Maths entry requirements for their courses. To express an interest in this course please send an email to and provide the following information: your name, email address, contact number, your current FE course, and the names of course(s) you are hoping to undertake in CIT/MTU.


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