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Students must have the following in place by the time they enroll on a programme. IELTS, Medical Insurance, Valid Visa and GNIB Card. Please upload any documents that you currently have
(* Maximum file size should be 1 MB. Accepted file types are: gif, jpg, png, pdf, txt, jpeg, doc, docx.)
** Please note that a large proportion of correspondence from ICHAS is through email. For this reason, an application form cannot be processed without a valid email address. By making an application to the College, you are indicating that you understand this and that you have access to an email address that will be checked regularly. Please contact us by telephone if you require any assistance in this regard.
(* Maximum file size should be 2 MB. Accepted file types are: jpg, png, jpeg.)
Please include any information that you feel might be relevant to your application and why you wish to pursue the programme at the College. Eg: include previous experience, volunteer work, reasons for your interest in the subject area. Max 1,000 words
Please Upload details of formal and informal learning experiences relevant to your application that you feel may support your application. These can be in-company training courses, external general interest courses you pursued of your own accord, or skills acquired from volunteer work. Please indicate what you learned from such experiences and how they contribute to your application. Examples of such personal learning outcomes may include time management skills, study skills, organisational skills, assertiveness, empathy, confidence, numeracy, writing skills, knowledge of particular subject areas, team skills and so on. FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, Conversion of Qualifications to the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland is completed prior to application . Please go to https://qsearch.qqi.ie/WebPart/Search?searchtype=recognitions
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It is a requirement that all students consent to current Garda vetting procedures.
Based upon the course or programme applied for, prospective students may be called for interview.
ICHAS makes every effort to accommodate learners with disabilities, whether physical, learning or otherwise. Such applicants are invited to contact the Administration Office in writing with details of the nature and extent of the disability. The application will be handled in line with ICHAS’ Equality Policy and any disclosure will not adversely affect the application. This will allow us to give you the best advice prior to application.
Please provide brief details of any special requirements you might have
Elements of some modules may be delivered through our Blended Learning Environment incorporating online/web based interactive learning. This means students will engage with some learning through face to face sessions and additional learning will be delivered through a virtual learning environment supported by highly qualified lecturers. In order to use web based interactive learning resources, you will require access to a suitable desktop or laptop computer, and access to the Internet. Please click here to view the requirements for Blended Learning for Students.
To ensure a place on the course of your choice, the College strongly recommends that you enroll by filling out the necessary forms and returning it with a deposit of €100 (see Fee and Refund Policy below). Application forms which are not completed fully and signed cannot be processed. Application forms will be accepted at the College Reception or by post. Upon receipt of a successful application, you will be required to attend an interview. formal notification of acceptance and programme enrolment form / Stage progression form will be sent to you by post or email.
The College makes every effort to avoid altering course commencement and conclusion dates. However, should any changes be necessary, you will be notified at the earliest possible opportunity.
Upon acceptance of your place, students are requested to provide a passport sized photographs in jpeg format emailed to your programme coordinator. These photographs are used for ICHAS Student Registration System. A student card will only be issued if required photographs are supplied. Students are advised that valid photo ID (passport, driver’s license, college ID) must be presented at all formal examinations in the College. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that he/she fulfils the minimum entry requirements for a chosen course, and to ensure that the chosen course is suitable for his/her needs and ability level.
In order to apply for an exemption, an applicant must furnish the College with a transcript of course subject results and a syllabus when submitting the application form. The College will then submit this information to the relevant examining body and the applicant will be informed of the outcome. This process may incur a fee from the examining body. (Ref. Procedures in APL/RPL).
A deposit of €100 on application. Failure to pay fees by notified dates will result in students not being eligible to sit examinations and student services being withheld. A deposit of €100 is required to secure a place on your chosen programme, which will be offset against fees. If opting to pay fees by instalment plan, there is an additional administration fee of €100.00 per academic year. NB. Instalment plan is not applicable to International Students who are required to pay all fees in full prior to commencing their programme.
Please refer to the website www.ichas.ie for further information in relation to fees
Where a learner fail to meet their fee payment requirement the college reserves the right to terminate the student with immediate effect.
All courses run subject to demand and the formation of a viable class cohort. A full refund will be given to all applicants in the event that a class does not proceed or if their programme application is unsuccessful. A refund of Fees, less an administrative fee of €100, will be given to candidates who withdraw their application in writing up to seven working days prior to class commencement. Once a student has enrolled on and commenced a programme of study, no part of any course fee is refundable or transferable. No refund will be made under any circumstances to students who fail to attend classes or who do not complete a course. Course commencement and start dates are dependent upon a viable cohort formation. The college reserves the right to make amendments to programmes, contents and schedules.
Fee refunds are not given to any student who has attended lectures or for any student who commences a course and subsequently feels that the course does not suit him/her. Failure to ensure fees are paid by the required dates could result in the suspension of student services.
For students who are having their fees paid by a third party, it is the participant’s responsibility to liaise with these bodies and to furnish our college a letter of approval of fees prior to commencement of the course and to request any necessary documentation from ICHAS.
It is the responsibility of the prospective student to check the details of the relevant tax relief scheme prior to enrolment in the College. Receipts are issued by ICHAS once payment has been received.
FINANCING YOUR STUDIES
Prospective students should note that all final examinations are scheduled to take place during the day. Registration with the relevant bodies (QQI) can only be done on receipt of the full academic administration fee. There will be no registered examination position available on the day of the exam for any candidate who has not paid the examination fee.
Protection of Learners
All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded