Davitt College

Davitt College is a co-educational, multi-denominational school run by Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board, with its own Board of Management, comprising of representatives from the Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim E.T.B., parents and staff. The college also has an active Parents’ Council which promotes and supports the college. Davitt College provides mainstream second-level education, Post-Leaving Certificate Courses through the Castlear College of Further Education and Adult Evening Courses, in partnership with staff, parents, students and other state agencies.

PROFILE OF CURRENT SERVICES
Second-Level Education
The college provides a range of second-level programmes, containing a wide variety of subject choices at higher and ordinary levels in the following courses:

  • Junior Certificate Programme
  • Junior Certificate Schools Programme
  • Transition Year Programme
  • Leaving Certificate Programme
  • Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
  • Post-Leaving Certificate Courses
In keeping with our mission statement, the college also provides a high quality special needs education, including special English classes for non-national students and special classes for students experiencing difficulties in mainstream education.

 

Post-Leaving Certificate Courses
P.L.C. Courses are provided at Castlebar College of Further Education and are programmes of integrated education, training and work experience. These courses are certified by QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) and can provide an alternative route to higher education in Institutes of Technology. Courses include: Business Studies; Tourism and Heritage Studies; Secretarial Studies; Media Studies; Information Technology and Computing; Childcare and Nursing Studies, Graphic Design and Music.

 

Adult Education Evening Courses
Each year a wide range of evening courses are available at Davitt College. Courses generally commence in late September and January, with longer courses running over both sessions. All courses are publicly advertised in the local press in September and January.

 

 

Contact Details
Address Davitt College
Springfield
Castlebar
Co. Mayo
Telephone 094 90 23060
Fax 094 90 25174
Email info@davittcollege.com
Website www.davittcollege.com
Principal Bernadette Rowland
Deputy Principal Anita Gallagher
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