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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        The time is now for leaving cert students and we wish you all the very best! Leaving Cert results are available tomorrow, online, by post and in schools. For all students and parents out there ahead of the results tomorrow morning there is no such thing as a bad result. Regardless...

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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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      A guide to Studying Sports Science: A Degree Sport Science is a relatively new academic discipline, but one that should be taken extremely seriously. In Ireland, sport supports 40,000 jobs and as a nation we spend more than €2 billion on sport-related activity every year. Sports...

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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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      Are you training or working in sport with a desire to continuously grow and learn? Perhaps you simply have a love for sport and want to learn new skills? Why not speak to Portobello Institute and expand your skills this autumn. The Sports Industry is fast paced with new trends...

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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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              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. However,...

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        Child development is the process through which humans typically grow and mature from infancy through to adulthood. It refers to the series of physical, language, thought and emotional changes that occur in a child from birth through to the beginning of adulthood. During this process...

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