We are delighted to announce that we are now offering a suite of courses online. CLICK HERE to view what’s coming up

We can also tailor courses to centres specific needs. Please contact us at info@northridgehouse.ie to find out more. 



A purpose built lecture and training facility with conference centre situated within 10 minutes drive for Cork City Centre.  Please note that due to the current government guidelines and 2 meter social distancing rules room capacity has decreased. Contact the centre to discuss this further.


Healthcare Courses

At Northridge House Education & Research Centre


Training Courses

Offered Off-Site

training facility

Facilities Available

Meeting / Training Room For 12

Conference Centre

Caters for Up To 100 Delegates



Northridge House is a state-of-the-art training facility situated in Mahon looking out over the River Lee in Cork. It is located within the grounds of St. Luke’s Home, a long established and well respected long term residential care home for the Older Person.

Northridge House Education & Research Centre was established as a dedicated vocational training centre to enhance the quality, consistency and relevance of education to individuals and institutions committed to the care of the Older Person, both in the public and private sector. The vision of “Enhancing our Caring by Ongoing Training” is the primary goal of the Centre. Regular accredited in-house and off site education and training courses are offered. Courses are geared towards the needs of those who provide Care for the Older Person, either within a Residential Care Centre, Hospital or Home Setting. Our training courses are provided by experienced and qualified facilitators from within the Residential Care, Hospital and Care of the Older Person sectors.

In addition to providing courses The Centre offers opportunities to businesses, associations, organisations, government bodies, societies and clubs to avail of our facilities. WIFI and Audio Visual Facilities are provided. Catering can be organised to meet all requirements.

Northridge House is an accessible venue which avoids city traffic and ensures that delegates and colleagues can access events with ease, by car and the local public transport infrastructure.  Ideally located just 10 minutes from Cork City Centre Northridge House Education & Research Centre is equipped to meet all of your requirements.

On behalf of South West Gnó Skillnet we are delighted to announce details of our Healthcare Professional Carers Training Programme. Commencing on the 21st October this programme will include QQI Level 5 Care of the Older Person and Care Skills along with other mandatory training. The programme will be delivered through blended learning and all components of the programme must be undertaken. Candidates must be available for interview which will take place on the 8th Oct via Zoom. Places are strictly limited - to register your interest email claire.coakley@stlukeshome.ie ... See MoreSee Less

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Starting QQI Care Skills program on behalf of South West Gnó Skillnets - delighted that two of our HCAs are leading the introduction day - thanks Martha and Claire - with Rodge our tutor Clare Mc SweeneyMartha Buckley ... See MoreSee Less

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