How to Apply

How to Apply

Step 1: Complete the application form

You can submit a course application by filling in the on-line application form here. Once your application has been received, you will be notified of a date to come for an interview.

A hard copy version of the application form can be obtained from the Further Education office in the College. Complete and return to Applications, CityNorth College, Hollyhill, Cork

Step 2: Attend for interview

Applicants will be invited by post for interview at the college and should bring the following when attending:

  • A copy of Leaving Certificate Results or equivalent (if applicable)
  • A passport / National Identity Card
  • A signed passport sized photograph
  • A workplace reference (if applicable)


Step 3: Accept place on course

Successful applicants will be notified of the offer of a place on a college course by post and email and must secure this place by paying a Student Services Fee before a set date. Failure to do so may result in the place being offered to another student.

Medical Card Holders & Vocational, Training and Opportunities Scheme (VTOS)

  • Medical Card holders may be exempt from certain fees.
  • There are no charges to VTOS applicants.

Refund of Payments

  • Where a student subsequently does not take up their place on a course they may apply for a refund. Refunds will not be paid after October 31st in any year.

Step 4: Registration and Induction

When students are offered a place on a course, the notification will also contain information regarding a date for registration and induction. All students must attend the college on this designated date.