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Creative & Leisure courses

These four courses offer excellent training and personal development for a change in career, the pursuit of a new hobby or an additional income stream.

Dog GroomingUK

This Dog Grooming course will help you turn your love of dogs and other pets into a rewarding career or pastime. Regular grooming results in healthier, happier and more attractive dogs. You will learn everything you'll need to know to become a professional dog groomer.

 
Digital PhotographyUK

Learn the essential skills to improve the quality level of your picture taking, have great competency in all aspects of camera controls and technique including exposure, composition, lighting, digital editing and image presentation.

 
AvionicsUK

If you are planning to gain employment in the airline industry at any level, or if you always had an interest in aviation and how planes fly, then for career or as a personal development programme, Avionics can certainly be recommended to you.

 
Creative WritingUK

The programme is designed for the beginner and will take you through all the popular forms of writing in a relaxed informal way. By the completion of the course you will have had expert advice on the basics of fiction writing.

 
Creative Writing (Junior)UK

This course has been specially developed to awaken the imaginative powers of young people between the ages of eight and fourteen. It will teach essay writing skills and help improve a child's standard of English composition.

 
DressmakingUK

This dressmaking course will take you from the basics of stitching right the way through to making your own blouse. Dressmaking is a great past time and more than that, for many, dressmaking has become an alternative source of income.

 
English LiteratureUK

Enhance your knowledge of the Great Works of English Literature with a Private Home Study Course in some selected plays and novels that have entertained readers and audiences for generations.

 
Freelance JournalismUK

Each day hundreds of newspapers, magazines and books are published for the information and entertainment of the general public. Most of the editors responsible for these publications are seeking contributions from reliable and capable freelance writers.

 
PhotographyUK

Photography is an established adult education distance learning course at Kilroy's College and has been specially designed to train the student in how to get the best results from their camera and how to develop and make their own prints.

 
GardeningUK

Gardening is an established home study course, enjoyed by enthusiasts of this most rewarding activity. From the comfort of your own home you too will learn how to develop an attractive and productive garden that can have colour throughout the year.

 
General Education StudiesUK

This Return To Learning Course can be recommended to people of all ages whose early education was interrupted for one reason or another. It will provide you with a basic knowledge and help you to develop confidence in Mathematics, English and Irish History.

 
Speak FrenchUK

This is a course with a new concept in language learning that has been a proven success in other EU countries. It is firmly based on the principle that speaking conversational French is a vital element, in addition to audio listening and text reading.

 
Speak SpanishUK

This is a course with a new concept in language learning that has been a proven success in other EU countries. It is firmly based on the principle that speaking conversational Spanish is a vital element, in addition to audio listening and text reading.