Frequently Asked Questions


Is The Open College Government approved?

What is a QQI Award?

What programmes do you offer?

How many National Framework Credits do I get?

Can you help with Garda Vetting?

How many hours workplacement do I need to complete?

Do you cover Workplacement Insurance?

I am unemployed, Can I get funding for a QQI / FETAC Course?

Can you pay for Open College courses by instalments?

Are my Fees secure on courses of over 3 months Duration?
Do I receive Tutor Support?
Can you Progress to Third Level Colleges with The Open College QQI / FETAC Awards?
How does the QQI Certification Process work?
How Can I pay for a Course?

How long do I have to complete my course?

Do I need to attend Classes / Lectures?

Where can I get additional Reading / Books?

Can I transfer to another Course?

Can I get exemptions because of my previous qualifications?

Can I Appeal a result?

How Does Assessment work?

Can I extent the time to complete my course?

Do I need access to a computer?

Will I receive a certificate at the end of my course?

Who writes the courses?


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