Who We Are

As Ireland's first provider of practical skills courses, Distance Learning Courses as part of Fitzwilliam Institute is recognised for its case-study based, workshop approach training model; and its remarkable student success rate.

Benefiting from over 30 years' experience, we provide over 150 courses - full-time, part-time and online - at diploma and postgraduate diploma levels.


  • Practical skills training
  • Industry recognised qualifications
  • Career and networking opportunities
  • City Centre Locations
  • Online Flexibility and Student Support
  • Courses created by industry experts

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Why choose Distance Learning Courses Fitzwilliam Institute has established a successful track record in providing practical skills training for over 30 years.

Our Courses
150+ industry certified courses to choose from
Our Trainers
Practical training delivered by leading industry experts
Arranged Work Experience
Over 95% of our students in full-time employment
Our Alumni
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Opportunities
Industry connections in over 20 sectors
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Years of Experience Internationally renowned for excellence, Fitzwilliam Institute have over 30 years of successful experience
Students We train over 3.000 people across Ireland, the UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, USA, South Africa and Asia each year
Countries Each year we help students from over 140 countries worldwide to achieve their career goals

Our students are making a difference Our students are our best ambassadors; they know what it takes to be a Fitzwilliam Institute student and they are not shy about letting the world know.

Our graduates are excelling in their fields

Year on year, our students are successfully securing full-time jobs and promotions; and gaining relevant skills and industry contacts upon completion of our courses. A significant number of our graduates are senior figures in their industries today. Although nothing quite compares to experiencing a practical skills course with Fitzwilliam Institute, we hope that these students’ stories give you a sense of what Fitzwilliam Institute and our students are really like.