Mission Statement

enabling positive change in attitudes and behaviours through education, training and personal development programmes

Board of Management

Paraic Lawless, Chairperson

Former School Principal

Michael Downes,

FÁS Representative

Maureen Waters, Treasurer

Local Business Person

Eithne Ni Dhonnchadha,

Adult Education Officer Co. Galway VEC

Gerry Stronge,

Local Business Person

Sean Tully,

Community Representative

Aiden Lonergan, 

Garda Community Policing

Ursula Fernee

Regional Manager of The Probation Service

Oliver King,

Area Juvenile Liaison Officer

Brendan Barrett,

HSE Counsellor

Canal House endeavors to provide an all encompassing programme for our learner whuch not only addersses their educational requirements but also their personal development needs.

Education Program

Currently we offer major award programmes at level 3 and at level 4. These programmes include:

Vocational Employment-Skills Level 3

Core Modules -

Safety Awareness

Information Technology

Work Experience

Job Seeking Skills


Computer Literacy BF0133

Desktop Publishing JO7

Digital Photography 3N0791

Food & Cookery DF0145

Food & Nutrition DF1046

Hairdressing 921605

Personal Care M1H14

Crafts M1A19

Brick & Block Laying D05

Carpentry D03

Construction Skills PA6

Painting & Decorating D04

Plastering D06

Wall Tiling D08

Office Procedures BF0019

Horticulture CF0064

IT Modules : J03, J04, J05, J06, J07, J08, J09


Applied Employment Skills Level 4

Core Modules -

Communications FETAC G100001

Information Technology FETAC G10135

Personal Effectiveness FETAC G10033

Manual Handling FETAC 9540/29/703

Work Experience FETAC W10008


Catering D10150

Health Related Fitness D10123

Personal & Interpersonal Skills G10032

Plant Care and Maintenance C10201

  • Personal Development Program