Kerry ETB
Kerry ETB

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Updates

UPDATE: 2 APRIL, 9:30AM

SAFE PASS RENEWAL NOTICE
In response to the Covid-19 emergency, contingency measures are now in place for expired Safe Pass cards which cannot be renewed. These cards will be deemed valid until further notice.

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UPDATE: 1 APRIL, 4PM

*** ATTENTION: APPLICANTS FOR IT SUPPORT TECHNICIAN COURSE ***
CompTIA have made their IT Fundamentals online course free only for the month of April. This is recommended study for those who wish to complete the CompTIA+ certification which is featured on our upcoming IT Support Technician course.

Providing evidence at recruitment interview that applicants have completed this online course would be an advantage.

You can sign up for the course link:
https://certs.comptia.org/means_more/

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UPDATE: 1 APRIL, 10AM

NEW ONLINE COURSE IN INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Kerry College will offer an online course in Infection Prevention & Control in April. This is a QQI Level 5 certification which is suitable for healthcare workers who wish to upskill, employees from non-healthcare sectors and members of the general public who feel this would be an important skillset to have. Participants have 2 weeks to complete the module and do assessments. Sign up here.

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UPDATE: 29 MARCH, 9AM

ADMISSIONS TEAM ARE HERE TO ANSWER YOUR QUERIES
Despite the uncertainly around course start dates and when we’ll all be able to return to normal, our Admissions Team are working remotely and available for queries. We suggest that applicants apply as normal for our courses as they often have limited capacity. For course related queries, call 066-714 96 96 during office hours or email: info@kerrycollege.ie anytime.

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UPDATE: 26 MARCH, 8AM

Students and Apprentices at our Monavalley Campus will continue to receive their full basic payment for the duration of the COVID-19 closure. Make sure you stay in touch with your instructor/trainer and address any coursework related queries to them. For any other queries, email: monavalley@kerrycollege.ie

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UPDATE: 25 MARCH, 8AM

In response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, all eCollege courses are temporarily being made available FREE of charge to over 16s.

See www.ecollege.ie for more.

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UPDATE: 24 MARCH, 5PM

Following An Taoiseach’s announcement today,  all classes are postponed until at least 19 April 2020 – subject to review. All campus locations and our Admissions Office are to remain closed.

Students, apprentices and staff are asked to keep an eye on this page and to check their official Kerry College all-staff and student email and/or the email they used to register for the course as important course and closure related updates will be sent to these emails.

Kerry ETB and Kerry College are continuing to monitor the situation and will keep you informed of developments as they happen.

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UPDATE: 24 MARCH, 4PM

The COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment has been been increased from €203 per week to €350 per week. It is available to all employees and the self-employed who have lost their job due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

The payment also applies to students (and non-EU/EEA students) who have lost employment due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

The COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be in place for 12 weeks.

If you have been temporarily placed on a shorter working week, you may qualify for Short Time Work Support.

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UPDATE: 18 MARCH, 2PM

Are you an apprentice who is due to start your Phase 4 or Phase 6 on the 6th April, 2020?

Click here

Following Government advice on the Coronavirus, Kerry College of Further Education and Training is closed to staff, students, apprentices and the general public until 19th April 2020 - subject to review.

This is a precautionary measure in the interest of safeguarding public health and  The health and safety of our staff and student community and minimising the risk of spread of infection remains our utmost priority.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

This closure notice affects the following locations:

Admissions Office, 7 Denny Street, Tralee
Clash Road Campus, Tralee
Denny Street Campus, Tralee
Listowel Campus
Monavalley Campus, Tralee

While our college is closed, be assured that our instructor, teacher, tutor, support and administration teams are working remotely to support your continued learning journey.

Existing students and apprentices, if you have any questions regarding your course, get in touch:

Clash Road & Denny Street Campus: 066-7121741  or email: clashroad@kerrycollege.ie
Listowel Campus:  068-21023 or email: listowel@kerrycollege.ie
Monavalley Campus:  066-7149600 or email: monavalley@kerrycollege.ie

New applicants, if you would like to find out more about joining the learning community at Kerry College by applying for a course or apprenticeship programme, contact our Admissions Office on 066-714 96 96 (office hours) or by email: info@kerrycollege.ie

 

Keep an eye on our social channels for information.

On Facebook, ensure that NOTIFICATIONS are enabled and SEE FIRST is selected as a preference.

Clash Road/Denny Street: https://www.facebook.com/KerryCollegeClashAndDennySt/
Listowel: https://www.facebook.com/kerrycollegelistowel/
Monavalley: https://www.facebook.com/kerrycollegemonavalley/

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