Career Guidance

Dunboyne College of Further Education offers Career Guidance Support to students in the form of one to one and group/class careers information sessions.

This service also includes:

  • College Open Days in DCFE

  • Advice on University/IT progression routes and links

  • College entry requirements and help with CAO/UCAS (UK entry systems) applications

  • Information on employment, labour market trends and CV preparation

  • SUSI grants

  • Information on past student progression

The student Moodle page will have a career section updated with upcoming events and information plus information on the drop in service.

Meabh Nimmo and Derek Ball are our Career Guidance counsellors. If you have any questions or would like more information don't hesitate to contact Meabh by email or Derek Ball by email

Meet Our Career Guidance Counsellors

Meabh Nimmo

Career Guidance Counsellor

Derek Ball

Career Guidance Counsellor

Services & Leisure Department

  • Sports Management and Coaching

  • Professional Cookery

  • Advanced Certificate in Professional Cookery Level 6

  • Animal Care and Grooming

  • Advanced Certificate in Tourism and Travel with Business

  • Beauty Therapy

  • Advanced Certificate in Equine Business

  • Airline Studies

  • Hairdressing

  • Advanced Certificate in Business

  • Advanced Beauty Therapy

  • Senior Trade/Level 6 Hairdressing

  • Horsemanship and Equine Business

  • Sports Injury Prevention and Massage Therapy

  • Advanced Animal Science

Science Department

  • Pre-University Sports Science

  • Pre-University Science / Agricultural Science

  • Pre-University Forensic Science

  • Pre-University Food Science - Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing

  • Pre-University Animal Science

  • Pre-University Environmental Science

Arts, Law & Teaching Department

  • Pre-University Arts (Culture and Heritage Studies)

  • Pre-University Law

  • Pre-University Liberal Arts (English or Language options)

  • Pre-University Business Law

  • Pre-Teaching (Primary or Post-Primary)

Business Department

  • Tourism and Business

  • Legal & Medical Secretary / Office Administration

  • Pre-University Business and Accounting

  • Pre-University Business

  • Office Accounts Administration and Information Processing

  • Journalism, Digital Media and Public Relations

  • Pre-Apprenticeship Banking, Insurance and Financial Services

Health & Community Care

  • Social Studies / Social Care

  • Pre-University Nursing with Midwifery Option

  • Childcare / Special Needs Assistant

  • Health Care Assistant

  • Applied Psychology

  • Pharmacy Assistant

  • Criminology and Psychology

  • Youth and Community Work

  • Pre-Paramedic Fire and Ambulance

  • Physiotherapy Studies

  • Occupational Therapy Studies

  • Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education

Computer & Design Department

  • Computer Systems and Networks

  • Art (Fine Art or Design/2D)

  • Music Performance

  • Sound Production

  • Creative Digital Media

  • Online Marketing/eBusiness

  • Media and Film Production

  • Graphic Design

  • Software Development and Games Design

  • Animation

  • Architectural Technology and Design