PLC Provision

Post Leaving Certificate courses are intensive, full-time, one-year programmes that prepare students for entry-level employment or progression to further study. Courses are designed as an ideal progression from Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied for those who want an extra year to study a specific vocational area and for adults returning to education

There has never been a better time for the further education sector in Ireland and Donegal Education & Training Board offers full-time PLC courses in a range of subjects for school-leavers or adults who wish to continue with or return to education.

PLC courses help students to;

  • Learn a skill to improve their chances in the job market
  • Take professional training in a particular area
  • Re-train in a new area for future employment
  • Continue to Higher Education

There is a range of courses offered in the following fields of learning: art, business, childcare, nursing, sport & recreation and 3rd level access. All courses are offered at QQI level 5 and all include an element of work experience.

Courses are currently based in 3 of our colleges with minimum costs involved in most cases. Schools/Colleges where PLC courses are offered: Errigal College, Letterkenny, Finn Valley College, Stranorlar and St Catherine’s Vocational School, Killybegs.
Please follow the links to the individual College websites for further information on courses and the application process.

Errigal College, Letterkenny
Tel: 074 91 21 047
Email Letterkenny


Finn Valley College, Stranorlar
Tel: 074 91 31684
Email Milford


St Catherine’s VS, Killybegs
Tel: 074 97 31491
Email Gortahork

Download the prospectus for Donegal ETB College Provision 2016-2017 here: