St. Anne’s was opened as part of Tullow Community School in 1979. It is situated on the grounds of the Brigidine Convent but accessed through the main school grounds. Courses are designed to provide students with the necessary practical and interpersonal skills to work successfully in businesses large and small. Over the years St. Anne’s has had many graduates find successful employment throughout the country and all around the world.
St Anne’s College of Further Education is renowned for its excellent reputation for the last 40 years in business and information technology training. The Co-Ordinators of the Course, Geraldine O’Toole and Marion O’Brien are experienced and professional instructors and are recognised for their expertise in their fields and are dedicated to academic excellence.
St. Anne’s plays an integral part in the local community as it provides local employers with first class prospective employees with up-to-date information technology skills and excellent inter-personal skills.
Work experience is a mandatory module of the course; the students learn how an office is run and gain valuable experience in an office environment. With the recession upon us it is vital that students are equipped to deal with the technological changes in today’s environment.
The FETAC Level 5 Award not only gives the students a qualification but it enables students to enter third level courses in colleges or universities.
St. Anne’s students over the years have taken top places in Information Technology and Business departments in both private and public sector employment.