Seana’s creative journey began while living in New York when she started work as an intern at a fashion PR boutique. This gave her an important insight into the importance of brand awareness as well as giving exposure to new labels and recognising key trends for every...

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          Simon has been working in retail as a manager and has always been interested in buying. After alot of time spent researching he knew that the course provided by Portobello Institute was the right choice for him. Overall, Simon found the course to be great, it was very hands on...

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         Joan has been successfully running her own Montessori School in Castleknock since 2011 on completion of her studies at Portobello Institute.Joan’s first experience of working with children was in a Montessori Setting. “I was amazed at how the children learned through the Montessori...

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              Ali Rose completed the Semi Permanent Eyelashes workshop in Portobello Institute in June 2017. Ali Rose is employed as a nurse in a neuro surgical ward and essentially completed the course in contrast to her main occupation and as a potential means to another income. For...

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Pre-University Business Studies  “When I did the leaving certificate I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do.  I met with Portobello Institute and they guided me in the right direction.  I completed the Pre-university Business Studies course in Portobello Institute and I am...

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        Peter completed the BIFM Level 5 Diploma in Facilities Management through Portobello Institute in 2016. The BIFM Level 5 course offered by Portobello Institute is suitable for people with a minimum of two years’ experience working in facilities - so Peter was a perfect candidate for...

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          Alban undertook the Special Needs level 5 course at Portobello Institute as a positive addition to his current skillset and to essentially open up new opportunities for him. He has been a trainer facilitator for more than 12 years delivering soft skill education and life coaching in...

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            I first learned about Facilities when I did 2 weeks work experience in the facilities department of a bank when I was 16 and I loved it. When I finished school I returned to the same bank to work in the facilities department as a facilities assistant and from there progressed...

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      “I have been into sports my whole life; I always knew it is the area I wanted to work in. If I wasn’t going to compete at a professional level then I was wanted to be involved and work with professionals in the field.” I worked as a gym instructor for 4 years before deciding I was going...

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      Orla completed the QQI Level 5 in Special Needs through intensive training at Portobello Institute in July 2017. Orla has always had a keen interest in special needs and before starting this course was employed in the financial services. She completed the intensive course in one full...

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          I always knew I wanted to work in the fashion industry, I grew up in a family business and my Mum was a fashion designer specialising in wedding and occasion wear design so I spent my childhood behind the counter learning the trade. I moved to Dublin from Donegal in a mission to...

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              Pre-nursing graduate, Nicole Bolger shares her success story! For Nicole, by choosing Portobello Institute, it made her dream come true. I completed my leaving cert in 2016. Unfortunately, I didn’t get sufficient points to achieve the higher points in CAO for Nursing....

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