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It is with deep regret that we are closing GHIS to support efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This is in line with the advice of the National Public Health Emergency Team and recent HSE and government guidelines, which we have been carefully monitoring and following. This will take effect from 4pm this evening, Tuesday 17th March.

We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all of our service users and staff, their health and wellbeing is our number one priority during this difficult time. This is the right decision at the right time. It is taken in the best interests of our service users, our staff and their family and friends and our wider society. We look forward to welcoming everyone back as soon as possible.

Staff will be in contact with service users on a regular basis by phone, email and social media with additional support offered by Slánú, EVEs Support and Development Department, as required. If you have any further queries or you are feeling worried or anxious, please do not hesitate to contact us at GHIS.


Has your career or education been affected by illness, personal difficulties or disability?

Do you need support to further your education or find suitable employment?

Why train with us?

We provide comprehensive, supported & certified computer training and general education to people with a wide range of disabilities. The training embodies a holistic approach, ensuring that learners are equipped with the vocational and personal skills necessary to fulfill their potential in the workforce or in further education.

Who are we?

EVE is a department within the HSE with twenty community services committed to creating contexts that maximize opportunities for social inclusion and active citizenship. GHIS is one such service,
offering recovery, social and vocational training for a wide range of students specialising in Computer Applications.

GHIS functions under CDETB as part of their Specialist Training Services within their Community Services Programme. GHIS is an accredited training centre approved to run courses by ICS and QQI.

We offer a varied program for people with different skill sets, starting with basic computer applications and progressing to more specialised IT skills.

Our programs are accredited by QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland). See our page on certifications for more details.

Intro IT


Web & Graphics

Intro IT – Students with no experience of computers and the internet commence by completing the ICS Equalskills course. It covers basic computer skills and is an introduction to desktops, documents, using the internet and email.

The New ECDL is a means of indicating that you have acquired the basic skills to use a computer in a wide variety of modules, each module provides a practical programme of up-to-date skills and knowledge areas, validated by a test.

Web & Graphics where students learn how to author and design a website from the basics using HTML5 and CSS3, upload and maintain the website as well as creating graphics for logo’s and website layout. 

Course Certification

All our courses in HSE EVE GHIS are certified and are linked to different certification bodies such as ICS Skills caters for the ‘New ECDL’ and ‘Advanced ECDL’ certification, CDETB caters for Second Level, Further Education and Adult Education programmes and services, and QQI (FETAC) caters for all courses on QQI Level 3, QQI Level 4 and QQI Level 5.