Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

  • On-line applications for the 2020 academic year are open. Applications are accepted online, using our application form, from 1st December onwards. A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.

What are the entry requirements?

  • The minimum entry criteria for some courses may not be required for September 2020 due to postponement of the Leaving Certificate. Please email for further information.

What is the deadline for receipt of application?

  • Closing date for applications is September 2020.

When do I receive notification of acceptance?

  • Conditional offers will be made following applications.

What are the fees and how do I pay?

How do I apply for the grant?

When is my grant paid?

  • If the grant application is processed, the 1st installment is usually paid by the end of October.

How do I apply for VTOS funding?

  • If you are 21 or over, in receipt of a Social Welfare payment and participating in a full time course in Plunket College of Further Education, the Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) may be for you. Please contact the VTOS coordinator Sylvia Caffrey for more information: email: or tel: 01 837 1692.

How will I know if my application has been received?

  • You will receive an automated response if you apply online, and by post in all other cases.

When do I register?

  • Registration takes place in late August and you will be notified by post/email.

I want to change my details. What do I do?

Letters of registration/attendance

  • Letters of registration / attendance will be issued during the month of September. There is a 10 working day return on letters.

Stamping of social welfare/medical forms

  • Forms requiring the official Plunket College of Further Education stamp will be processed in September within 10 working days of receipt.