Full Time Courses

The full time programme takes place over one academic year.  Students attend class for the first three weeks of the course, then subsequent weeks alternate between work placement and the classroom until the end of the programme.  Assessment takes place both on a continuous basis, as well as structured assessments at the end of the course.

Part Time Courses

These are typically evening, morning or Saturday courses and are 18 months duration.  Students attend class two evenings per week from 7pm – 9.30pm and a number of Saturdays, depending on the programme.  Assessments take place on the Saturdays Seminars. Course materials are accessed through moodle, an online learning portal.
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Blended Learning

The blended learning programmes are delivered over a two year period.  Students access their course materials through Moodle, an online learning portal. Tutors are available to answer queries for two hours, one evening per week by telephone and at anytime via email. Students attend a number of Saturday Seminars….
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The College of Progressive Education programmes are validated by QQI under the new Common Award system.


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I’m now full time working as an SNA, and really loving my job. Thanks to all at Progressive for their help and support.

Joanne O’Neill

Thanks for a great year, all passed and done! Delighted with the results!

Dillon Murphy

Thanks to Progressive College and your great staff, I’m now working in a Montessori Full-time and really happy! Thanks for a great course.

Mary Tector