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Level 5 PLC Access Course

The PLC Access course is aimed at learners coming directly from a Youthreach or Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) course. This bridging programme allows learners to experience college life in Monaghan Institute in a supported environment, while completing Level 4 and 5 modules. Learners can sample the course areas they are interested in progressing to in Monaghan Institute. Learners may be entitled to a training allowance and supports including access to a laptop to help them complete the Access course. The Access course is designed to find the most suitable course for you while developing your academic skills.

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Is this course right for you?

Having an opportunity to sample any course in Monaghan Institute provides a clear understanding of what’s involved in future areas of study, whilst building your academic, social and personal skills and becoming familiar with the college campus and college life. 

The combination and variety of modules studied on the Access course helps the learner prepare for progression to their programme of choice. 

What will you study?

  • Communications 
  • Word Processing 
  • Spreadsheet Methods 
  • Teamworking 
  • Culinary Skills (Non QQI) or Short Order Cooking 
  • Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre Awards (Nationally Recognised Awards) 
  • Level 5 Module Sampling (various) 

The PLC Access Course provides learners with a range of skills and the opportunity to experience college life, to gain certification and to build confidence to see them successfully progress on to their desired Level 5 programme. 

Learners on the course will study Word Processing, Spreadsheet Methods and Communications at QQI Level 5 and Teamworking at QQI Level 4. Learners will also complete life skills classes such as culinary skills in the kitchen and will have access to a counsellor, who will provide information and support them in their transition to college. 

In Term one learners link up with Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre to try out and complete awards in; Kayaking, Canoeing, Orienteering, Hill Walking and Leave No Trace. This gives learners a taste of work in the field of outdoor pursuits. 

Learners will also sample courses in Monaghan Institute. They will get the opportunity to choose courses and subjects that interest them and sample these modules throughout the academic year. Learners will also get the chance to study and achieve certification in First Aid and Manual Handling. 

Apply Now

To apply now for the PLC Access Course:

Complete the attached Application Form. 

(Completed Applications Forms should be sent to Adam Treanor, Monaghan Institute, Armagh Road, Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan, Ireland, H18 FY94.)

For further information please contact:

Adam Treanor
PLC Access Programme Co Ordinator
Email: adamtreanor@cmetb.ie

- Level 5 PLC Access Course

The PLC Access course is aimed at learners coming directly from a Youthreach or Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) course. This bridging programme allows learners to experience college life in Monaghan Institute in a supported environment, while completing Level 4 and 5 modules. Learners can sample the course areas they are interested in progressing to in Monaghan Institute. Learners may be entitled to a training allowance and supports including access to a laptop to help them complete the Access course. The Access course is designed to find the most suitable course for you while developing your academic skills.

- Level 5 PLC Access Course

- Level 5 PLC Access Course

Career Prospects

After completion of the PLC Access Course students will be able to: 

Gain entry to a QQI Level 5 course in Monaghan Institute. 

All QQI Level 5 programmes have progression opportunities to degree courses at Institutes of Technology | Universities through the Higher Education Links Scheme.