Portobello Institute, Ireland's leading private training college prides itself on offering intensive post leaving certificate training to students of all ages. Established in 1981, the Institute has successfully established itself within the market place as an exceptional college choice with notable success rates.

The college offers a number of full time, part time and distant learning courses covering Montessori & Special Needs, Creative Studies, Beauty Therapy, Sports Therapy & Health related studies, and Business, Travel & Tourism, all of which encompass the necessary educational and life skills necessary to succeed in your chosen career.

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Portobello Institute's impressive building is made up of bright and spacious classrooms which helps promote a calm environment for learning. The college is fully equipped with a library, computer laboratory, full Internet connection, audiovisual equipment, overhead projectors and screens and various practical equipment necessary for each course.


The college is situated within the heart of Dublin, close to the main shopping areas and less than a fifteen minutes walk from the cosmopolitan area of Temple Bar. All Buses and the Luas run within a ten minute walk from the College and train and DART stations are near by. Due to the college's central location there is a full range of accommodation available to suit your requirements, tastes and budgets.


The college atmosphere is friendly, enjoyable and one of relaxed learning. The college has a purpose built canteen where students can enjoy a variety of snacks and an extensive menu every day. It is also a great place to go to get a welcome break from classes and socialise with their peers.